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Fred Hersch Plays Rodgers & Hammerstein


Download links and information about Fred Hersch Plays Rodgers & Hammerstein by Fred Hersch. This album was released in 1996 and it belongs to Jazz genres. It contains 11 tracks with total duration of 59:33 minutes.

Artist: Fred Hersch
Release date: 1996
Genre: Jazz
Tracks: 11
Duration: 59:33
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No. Title Length
1. A Cock-Eyed Optimist 5:22
2. No Other Love 4:46
3. Loneliness of Evening 5:41
4. It Might As Well Be Spring 6:38
5. I Have Dreamed 6:35
6. People Will Say We're In Love 4:32
7. Do I Love You (Because You're Beautiful) 6:31
8. Shall We Dance 5:28
9. The Surrey With the Fringe On Top 3:39
10. This Nearly Was Mine 5:19
11. Getting to Know You 5:02



Fred Hersch grew up loving the show tunes of Rodgers & Hammerstein, so he took advantage of the opportunity to pay tribute to the songwriters. This solo piano set mixes together some standards (most notably "It Might As Well Be Spring" and "The Surrey with the Fringe On Top") with some lesser-known but worthwhile tunes, including "Loneliness of Evening" and "I Have Dreamed." Hersch's harmonically advanced yet melodic style transforms even the most unlikely tunes into high-quality jazz.