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Danielle Friedman: School of Fish

Read "School of Fish" reviewed by Mike Jurkovic

It's taken a while to review School of Fish, the very engaging debut by pianist Danielle Friedman because it's so easy to get carried away by the imaginative leaps and bounds she and her trio take in pursuit of her musical wanderlust. So you listen. Then listen again. And again.

Written entirely by the ...

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Danielle Friedman Trio: School of Fish

Read "School of Fish" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan

Danielle Friedman is an Israeli-born, Germany-based pianist who offers up her debut recording with School Of Fish. Some musicians take a handful of recordings to find their voice. Friedman and her trio--with bassist Aron Caceres and drummer David Jimenez--have done it coming out of the gate.

The album kicks off with “Shalom Ani Danielle," ...

MUSICIAN Born:

Danielle Friedman

Born in 1991 and raised in Israel, Danielle began learning classical music at the age of 6, and very soon started simultaneously exploring the world of popular music. Her fascination and love for improvisation led her to the world of jazz. In 2010 Danielle started her studies at The Israeli conservatory (CJS) in a collaborative program with The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music, where she studied with Israel’s finest musicians and educators. During those years Danielle have experienced and worked with many ensembles, ranging in style and size - from small ensembles to big band, while working on her own music

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Mara Rosenbloom Quartet: School of Fish

Read "School of Fish" reviewed by Jakob Baekgaard

Music, at its best, is about seeing and feeling things that are well-known in a new way, making them pleasing to the intellect and heart. It's about placing familiar things in an unfamiliar context.

Taking the cover to Wisconsin-born pianist Mara Rosenbloom's album as an example, School of Fish is adorned by a fish painted on ...