Heilig Memorial Concert: Fred Hersch, piano

By von der Mehden Recital Hall (other events)

Friday, October 5 2018 8:00 PM 9:30 PM

A select member of jazz’s piano pantheon, Fred Hersch is a pervasively influential creative force as an improviser, composer, educator, bandleader, collaborator and recording artist. A twelve-time Grammy Award nominee, he continues to earn jazz’s most prestigious awards, including recent distinctions as a 2016 Doris Duke Artist, 2016 and 2018 Jazz Pianist from the Jazz Journalists Association and the 2017 Prix Honorem de Jazz from L’Acádemie Charles Cros for the totality of his career.