UC Irvine Today
Fred Hersch Trio
A 12-time Grammy Award nominee, Fred Hersch is an artist of unbounded imagination. A powerful creative force, he has shaped the course of jazz for more than three decades as an improviser, composer and recording artist. Proclaimed “the most arrestingly innovative pianist in jazz over the last decade” by Vanity Fair, Hersch has long defined jazz’s creative edge in a wide variety of settings, from his breathtaking solo recitals and exploratory duos to his extraordinary trios and innovative chamber settings. With some three dozen albums to his credit as a leader or co-leader, Hersch consistently wins an international array of awards and lavish critical praise.
“One of the major ensembles of our times.” —The Wall Street Journal
“When it comes to the art of solo piano in jazz, there are currently two classes of performers: Fred Hersch and everybody else.” — All About Jazz
Thursday, January 17 at 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Irvine Barclay Theatre
4242 Campus Drive, Irvine, CA