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Episode 8: The Journey of a Self - Made Jazz Pianist - With Guest Fred Hersch

Vanity Fair proclaimed that Fred Hersch is the most arrestingly innovative pianist in jazz over the last decade.

In this episode of Yield of Dreams, Charlie Epstein is joined by 15-time Grammy nominee Fred Hersch, as Fred reviews and reflects on his journey as a musician, and discusses how his passion shaped him as the person he is today.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • How Fred produced a Solo Jazz Album from home
  • Fred’s thoughts on practicing versus discovering and experimenting with music
  • How jazz can be a personality-builder tool
  • Charlie and Fred’s take on the idea of “waiting for the perfect time”
  • And more!

Tune in as jazz musician Fred Hersch reveals how courage, confidence, capabilities, and persistence shaped his career!

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