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Alone at the Vanguard

Label: Palmetto Records
Released: 2011
Track listing: In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning; Down Home (dedicated to Bill Frisell); Echoes; Lee's Dream (Dedicated to Lee Konitz); Pastorale (Dedicated to Robert Schumann); Doco de Coco; Memories Of You; Work; Doxy.

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Fred Hersch: Alone at the Vanguard

Read "Alone at the Vanguard" reviewed by Raul d'Gama Rose


The beauty of subtle emotion and the glacial calm of Fred Hersch's pianism are so arresting and so captivating that it virtually stops the breath. His mastery of the instrument, coupled with a deep and soulful connection with the joy of music gives Hersch the unique power to both entertain as well as heal the mind ...

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Fred Hersch: Alone At The Vanguard

Read "Alone At The Vanguard" reviewed by Wilbert Sostre


Alone at The Vanguard is pianist Fred Hersch's first solo performance at New York's Village Vanguard, after his serious illness and coma in 2008. The release was recorded during the final set on the last night of his six-day run in 2010, and the solo recital format gives the disc an intimate, almost classical music feel, ...

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Fred Hersch: Alone at the Vanguard

Read "Alone at the Vanguard" reviewed by Charles Walker


If there's anything left to be said about pianist/composer Fred Hersch's resurgence after his 2008 battle with AIDS-related dementia and the subsequent two-month long coma that entailed the complete loss of motor skills in both of his hands, it's this: there is not a single measure of this seventy minutes of solo piano that requires the ...

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Fred Hersch: Alone At The Vanguard

Read "Alone At The Vanguard" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky


Creating an album title--Alone At The Vanguard--that reads as a double entendre and an oxymoron--whether intentional or not--is a great achievement, but not nearly as impressive as the music that pianist Fred Hersch presents on this live recording. While the Vanguard in the title is a direct reference to the hallowed basement club in New York ...


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