'Live' With The Fred Hersch Pocket Orchestra Jazz critic Kevin Whitehead reviews a new album from the prolific composer and pianist Fred Hersch. It's called Fred Hersch Pocket Orchestra, Live at the Jazz Standard.
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'Live' With The Fred Hersch Pocket Orchestra

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'Live' With The Fred Hersch Pocket Orchestra

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'Live' With The Fred Hersch Pocket Orchestra

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Pianist and composer Fred Hersch's new album, Fred Hersch Pocket Orchestra, Live at the Jazz Standard, is out now on Sunnyside Records. David Bartolomi hide caption

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Pianist and composer Fred Hersch has performed in solo, duo, trio and quintet settings.

In 2003, he received a Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship, which he used to create Leaves of Grass, a composition inspired by the poems of Walt Whitman.

Fred Hersch Pocket Orchestra: Live at Jazz Standard is his newest album, coming on the heels of a 2006 solo disc, Fred Hersch in Amsterdam: Live at the Bimhuis.

Fresh Air's jazz critic has a review.

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