Fred Hersch Trio to Release 2-Disc Live Album, Tour in Fall

‘Alive at the Vanguard’ out September 11 on Palmetto Records

Alive at the Vanguard, a new piano trio recording by pianist Fred Hersch with bassist John Hébert and drummer Eric McPherson, will be released Sept. 11 on Palmetto Records. The double album features seven new Hersch originals, four standards and seven classic jazz tunes.

In addition, Hersch will launch an exhaustive tour in September, including dates with the trio, solo and in other configurations.

For more information visit Palmetto Records.

Fred Hersch 2012 Tour Dates

Sept 1 Dirty Dog Jazz Café, Grosse Pointe, MI (w/FH Trio)
Sept 2 Detroit Jazz Festival (w/FH Trio)
Sept 8 Maverick Concerts, Woodstock, NY
Sept 11-16 Village Vanguard (w/FH Trio)
Sept 19 Scullers, Boston (w/FH Trio)
Sept 20-23 Jazz Showcase, Chicago (w/FH Trio)
Sept 24-25 Blue Wisp, Cincinnati, OH (w/FH Trio)
Sept 27 Blues Alley, Washington, DC (w/FH Trio)
Sept 28 An Die Musik, Baltimore (w/FH Trio)
Oct 2 Purcell Room, London
Oct 3 Bury St. Edmond's, The Apex
Oct 4 Bristol, St. George's
Oct 5 Southampton, Turner Sims Concert Hall
Oct 7 Much Wenlock, The Edge Arts Centre
Oct 9 Leeds College of Music
Oct 10 Manchester, Royal Northern College of Music
Oct 11 Jacqueline du Pres Music Building, Oxford
Oct 12 Queen's Hall, Edinborough
Oct 19 Raritan Valley Community College (NJ)
Oct 21 Leaves of Grass: University of Chicago
Oct 26 Firehouse 12, New Haven CT (w/FH Trio)
Nov 1-3 Sunside, Paris
Nov 6-7: A-Trane, Berlin
Nov 10: Petit Faucheux, Tours, France
Nov 11: Turnhout, Belgium
Nov 14-15: Hannover Jazz Club
Nov 18-19: Muri, Switzerland (tentative)
Nov 21 Bimhius, Amsterdam
Nov 22-23 Flagey Theatre, Brussels
Dec 16 Montalvo Arts Center, Saratoga, CA

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