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The phenomenal pianist Fred Hersch plays on JazzFestBrno

The phenomenal pianist Fred Hersch plays on JazzFestBrno Do Czech arrives for the first time one of the best pianists today and twice at this year's Grammy nominant Fred Hersch. American jazz legend his solo performances adorn program 14th International Music Festival JazzFestBrno.

Hersch will present a recital on Wednesday 15 April at Besední house.
"I do not know what'll play in Brno. Usually I decide ten minutes or so before I start playing what I start. It depends on the piano, on the acoustics in the hall and my mood, "said
Hersch in a recent interview with Thomas S. Polivka for People newspaper.

Fred Hersch Devětapadesátiletý pianist known for, among other things feature musical band with elements of theater called My Coma Dreams, based on his feelings during a two-month coma into which he fell in 2008. "The only thing I left after a coma, in addition to rehabilitation bitter toil, were memories extraordinary dreams. The work of the artist are often used "found" material to something creative. And although it was a terrible time in my life, brought something unique, "commented Hersch project mentioned in the interview. International respect, however, also received solo recitals, which can leave you fully develop his boundless inventiveness. Now such a program will also present in Brno.

Hersch ball for his latest album Floating earned two nominations at this year's Grammy, in categories including best improvised jazz solo Year and Best Jazz Instrumental Album of the Year. Both prices eventually got another star JazzFest Brno Chick Corea, who along with Bobby McFerrin procure the peak festival hall Vodova June 17th. "Fred Hersch I finally after so many nominations least one Grammy wished. American critics, however, have given priority in both cases equally great, but more experienced and more familiar media Corea, "commented the result Grammy festival's artistic director William Spilka.

Herschův influence in many ways reflects the new generation of jazz pianists. His former students as Brad Mehldau, Ethan Iverson or Jason Moran, who once said that "Fred the piano is like LeBron James on the basketball court. It's perfection. "The last two decades Hersch is also an avid spokesperson and fundraiser for an organization fighting AIDS.

JazzFestBrno has over the past thirteen years among the largest jazz festival in Central Europe. In recent years, the festival visited, for example, Bobby McFerrin, Pat Metheny, Chick Corea, George Duke, Herbie Hancock, Take 6, Avishai Cohen, John Scofield, Gregory Porter and others.

The remaining program JazzFestBrno 2015

April 15 Meeting House, 20:00
Tomas Liska and Penta CZ / GER
Fred Hersch Solo USA


April 19, Alterna, 19:30
Pacora SK / MOL
Mihály Borbély Quartet HUN


April 25, Alterna, 19:30
Marion Thomas Quartet FRA


April 28, jamming, 19:30
Concert department of jazz interpretation JAMU CZ / SK


June 17, Vodova Hall, 19:30
Chick Corea & Bobby McFerrin USA




Source: tz



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