Thanks to Cliff Bellamy at the Herald Sun for reviewing The Ballad of Fred Hersch for the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival. Love the title!
Premiering at the Full Frame Film Festival
We are thrilled to announce that The Ballad of Fred Hersch will premiere at the prestigious Full Frame Film Festival on Saturday, April 9th.
Sound mix, the music comes alive
Finishing up the sound mix with Jim LeBrecht at Berkeley Sound Artists. A treat to work with the Maestro.
Finishing the film one frame at a time
431 shots, picture locked, we have started color correction for The Ballad of Fred Hersch with Robert Arnold.
Happy 60th. birthday Fred!
We were thrilled to celebrate Fred's 60th. birthday this week and film Fred Hersch Trio one last time at the Village Vanguard. What a night! Fred Hersch Trio with John Hebert on bass and Eric McPherson on drums
Thank you to The Reva and David Logan Foundation for their very generous matching fund
We are thrilled to announce that The Reva and David Logan Foundation have granted a $100,000 matching fund for The Ballad of Fred Hersch. Please help us match the fund by making a tax deductible donation so we can finish this intimate, moving and important film about Fred Hersch.
“Extravagently Beautiful new album” says the New York Times about Fred Hersch’s Floating
"Mr. Hersch, with his fluent exposition, his rapturous clarity and his elegant assurance of touch, leads the way." says the New York Times. We couldn't agree more.
“That Fred Hersch used music to tell about being close to death struck me as such a breakthrough,” said Dr. Rita Charon
“When I first heard Hersch interviewed on NPR years ago, I said, ‘I’ve got to know more about this guy. His music is going to tell me something that, as a doctor, I’d otherwise never know.” said Dr. Rita Charon, the executive director of the Program in Narrative Medicine. What it taught her, and the …
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Fantastic shoot at the Village Vanguard – Fred Hersch performing solo
Fred Hersch was the first solo pianist to play the Vanguard, which has been the country's premier jazz club for 70 years!
We are having a blast editing Fred Hersch Now with the fantastic Vivien Hillgrove
Great day in the editing room with renown editor Vivien Hillgrove.