Ethan Iverson (photo by Cristina Guadalupe)
Beginning in 1993, I studied consistently with Fred Hersch for several years. I still occasionally consult with him about piano problems. Logically he should have been one of the first DTM interviews; I’m surprised it’s taken this long to sit down together. Before turning on the tape, I said to Fred, “Let’s go from the beginning,” and he dove right in.