Fred Hersch & Aaron Diehl | Evening of Jazz Piano

Mount Gretna, PA, United States

Gretna Music at the Mt. Gretna Playhouse

7:30 PM
$1-$23

12x GRAMMY® Award nominee Hersch been named 2018 Jazz Journalists Association Pianist of the year! He takes the stage with fellow virtuoso Aaron Diehl for an incredible night of Jazz!

A twelve-time GRAMMY® Award nominee, Fred Hersch continues to earn jazz’s most prestigious awards, including recent distinctions as a 2016 Doris Duke Artist, 2016 Jazz Pianist of the Year from the Jazz Journalists Association and 2018 Jazz Pianist of the year by Jazz Journalists Association! He takes the stage with fellow virtuoso Aaron Diehl for an incredible night of Jazz!

Aaron Diehl is one of the most sought after jazz virtuosos, playing with what The New York Times describes as “melodic precision, harmonic erudition, and elegant restraint.”

The Program

They’ll each do a solo turn, and team up to finish with a flourish.

The Artists

Fred Hersch is a select member of jazz’s piano pantheon and a pervasively influential creative force who has shaped the music’s course over more than three decades as an improviser, composer, educator, bandleader, collaborator and recording artist. A twelve-time Grammy Award nominee, he continues to earn jazz’s most prestigious awards, including recent distinctions as a 2016 Doris Duke Artist, 2016 Jazz Pianist of the Year from the Jazz Journalists Association and the 2017 Prix Honorem de Jazz from L’Acádemie Charles Cros for the totality of his career.

Fred was a nominee in two categories in the recent 2017 GRAMMY® Awards:
BEST IMPROVISED JAZZ SOLO
Whisper Not
BEST JAZZ INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM
Open Book
Congratulations Fred!

Aaron Diehl is one of the most sought after jazz virtuosos, consistently playing with what The New York Times describes as “melodic precision, harmonic erudition, and elegant restraint.” Diehl’s meticulously thought-out performances, collaborations, and compositions are a leading force in today’s generation of jazz contemporaries, spearheading a distinct union of traditional and fresh artistry.

Aaron plays with Cécile McLorin Salvant who was awarded BEST JAZZ VOCAL ALBUM at the 2017 GRAMMY® Awards in February 2018 for her album Dreams and Daggers.
Congratulations Aaron!

 

Venue Details

Gretna Music at the Mt. Gretna Playhouse 200 Pennsylvania Avenue
Mount Gretna, PA 17064
United States
(717) 361-1508