Fred Hersch will be headlining Michigan Tech University's Jazz Fest, which runs March 22-24. The Festival celebrates more than 50 years of Jazz at Michigan Tech University. The Festival kicks off with a screening of the documentary film The Ballad of Fred Hersch, which recounts Hersch's role as an iconic jazz pianist. The Festival closes with a live performance of the Fred Hersch Trio. Tickets to the closing performance can be obtained HERE.
On May 11, 2018, Fred Hersch Trio will release Live in Europe. Live in Europe (April 27, 2018, Palmetto Records) crowns what was a momentous year for pianist Fred Hersch. Capturing his trio–with longtime associates, bassist John Hébert and drummer Eric McPherson–in peak form, the new album signals a high level mark for an ensemble that has been garnering critical and popular praise for nearly a decade. Consisting of six Hersch originals and two significant compositions apiece