Herschler is one of the most vesatile musicians on or off the scene.
Having played and performed in a wide variety of styles, including
Classical, Rennaissance, Baroque, folk, funk, Blues and Jazz, Samba
Salsa, Soucous, West African, Persian, Morrocan, Indian andFlamenco to
name a few.
Born in Oakland California, and raised in Riverside Ca. his early
musical loves were Bach and Johnny Cash. He started on Classical Guitar
with Roger Nahas up untill finishing Highschool. He continued his
studies in Classical on the East Coast in Collage with Robert Rawdon.
There he also expanded into Jazz with the expert help and advice of
Archie Shepp, Roland Wiggins, Art Matthews, and Ray Copeland.
At Amherst he also picked up Western Harmony with Henry Mishkin,
Composition with Lou Spratlin, and studied some Indian Ragas with David
On Graduating he went to Europe where he Joined Danny Fitzgerald and
the "Lost Wandering Blues and Jazz Band. Together they expanded the
band into a 6 piece and traveled Europe for nearly a Decade, playing
the music of Ma Rainey, Bessie Smith, Lil Green< Billy Holiday, Fats
Waller, Louis Armstrong, and Ray Charles, etc...