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