Review: Fred Hersch Trio, 'Floating' Fred Hersch pulls together jazz piano traditions that have little in common. Kevin Whitehead says the classic piano, bass and drums trio format suits Hersch best of all in a review of Floating.
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Fred Hersch Knows His Trios

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Fred Hersch Knows His Trios

Fred Hersch Knows His Trios

Fred Hersch Knows His Trios

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Over the last 30 years, jazz pianist Fred Hersch has recorded in solo, duo, quartet, quintet and double-trio settings, with big band and with orchestras. Fresh Air jazz critic Kevin Whitehead says the classic piano, bass and drums trio format suits Hersch best of all in a review of Floating.