Don Friedman

Piano Works VI: From A To Z - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9755-2
  • Barcode: 6 14427 97552 2
  • German Release: 26/05/2006
  • Genre: Piano Jazz

"Don Friedman steht für die ebenso seltene wie simple Fusion von Kreativität und Virtuosität."

No longer available – out of print

Heartfelt tribute to a companion: Don Friedman’s solo piano tribute to guitarist Attila ZollerThe very first notes indicate that an important characteristic of jazz solo piano recordings is especially true in this case: They are often affairs of the heart, intimate statements in which the artist’s choice of repertoire betrays what moves him most. Born in San Francisco in 1935, Don Friedman uses this opportunity to transform into music the deep and still tangible memory of a great one time musical companion. Attila Zoller (1927-1998) was born in Hungary. He was Friedman’s partner for such outstanding recordings as "The Horizon Beyond" (1965). The first four tunes on this album are compositions by Zoller; the final one is Friedman’s "Blues for Attila", and the album is a true A - Z (or: from Attila to Zoller) of passi...

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Don Friedman - piano

Recording Information

Recorded, Mixed and Mastered in November 2005 by Johannes Wohlleben, Bauer Studios, Ludwigsburg, Germany
Produced by Siegfried Loch