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Jeff Hirshfield

dr, *1955 US, New York City
Musician of Jazz
A.k.a. Jeffrey Lee Hirshfield

Jeffrey Lee Hirshfield (b. New York City, August 22, 1955) is an American jazz drummer.Hirshfield studied under Ed Soph. He worked for the Joffrey Ballet in 1976-77 and then played with Mose Allison (1977–79). During the 1980s he worked with Red Rodney and Ira Sullivan (1981–85), Toshiko Akiyoshi (1986-89), and Bennie Wallace (1987–90). Alongside Fred Hersch and Steve LaSpina, he was a member of the trio Etc. during 1988-91. During this time he also played in a trio with Hersch and Michael Formanek. From 1990 he played with Harold Danko, played in Formanek's Wide Open Spaces project, and played again with LaSpina in a quartet setting. He also worked in a quartet with John Abercrombie and Andy LaVerne early in the 1990s. In the mid-1990s he played in a trio with Marc Copland and Dieter Ilg

        
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Rock
  • Folk
Popular Tracks   
The 12 1/2 % Solution on Loose Cannon by Tim Berne, Michael Formanek & Jeff Hirshfield
The Call on Kimbrough by Various Artists
One More Kiss (From Follies) on Color and Light: Jazz Sketches on Sondheim by Various Artists
What Can You Lose? (From Dick Tracy) on Color and Light: Jazz Sketches on Sondheim by Various Artists
Hope on Kimbrough by Various Artists
Phantom Of The Bopera on Etc Plus One by Steve La Spina, Fred Hersch & Jeff Hirshfield
Days Gone By on Etc Plus One by Steve La Spina, Fred Hersch & Jeff Hirshfield
Splurge on Etc Plus One by Steve La Spina, Fred Hersch & Jeff Hirshfield
Almost Normal on Loose Cannon by Tim Berne, Michael Formanek & Jeff Hirshfield
Waltz for Lee on Kimbrough by Various Artists

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Band Members
Discography


Title Artist Year Type
Triple PlayHarold Danko, Jay Anderson, Jeff Hirshfield2017Album
Shadow Forms IIAndrew Rathbun, Scott Lee, Jeff Hirshfield2013Album
H3Roland Heinz, Adam Holzman, Jeff Hirshfield2012Album
A Small MadnessDavid Binney / Jeff Hirshfield2003Album
Step-InJoe Fonda / Carlo Morena / Jeff Hirshfield2000Album
What We're HearingJoe Fonda • Carlo Morena • Jeff Hirshfield1996Album
What's Goin' OnDieter Ilg, Marc Copland, Jeff Hirshfield1994Album
ETC Plus OneETC, Steve LaSpina, Fred Hersch, Jeff Hirshfield + Jerry Bergonzi1993Album
Loose CannonMichael Formanek / Tim Berne / Jeff Hirshfield1993Album
ETCETC, Fred Hersch, Steve LaSpina, Jeff Hirshfield1990Album
My Foolish HeartMarc Cohen, Gary Peacock, Jeff Hirshfield, John Abercrombie1988Album
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