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Anyone acquainted with David Friesen's exceptional music quickly thinks of his creative universe. Ocean-deep in his sensitivity to the human spirit, Friesen is compassionate and his music founded on integrity and the pursuit of excellence. He began playing the ukulele and the accordion at 10, and a guitar professionally at 16. Born in Tacoma, Washington May 6, 1942, he was raised in Seattle. Friesen's first exposure to jazz was Slim Gaillard in an L.A. club when he was underage and playing guitar. At 19, while stationed with the U.S. Army in Paris, he sat in with George Arvanitas, Johnny Griffin and Art Taylor
by R.J. DeLuke
Ricky Ford is a badass tenor saxophonist. Many will recall his fierce and strong playing on his Muse releases in the '80s. Others may be aware that he was a stalwart member of big bands like the Duke Ellington Orchestra under the leadership of Mercer Ellington and with Charles Mingus and later the Mingus Dynasty band. ...
Label: Origin Records
Track listing: In the Place of Calling; Acceptance; Yielding; Obedience; Transition; Belief; Understanding; Challenged; Victory; Direction; Thankfulness; Temptation/Overcoming; Forward; Voyage; Awareness; Struggle; Stillness; Family; Looking Past; Journey; Faith; Commitment; Perseverance; Resolution; Prayer.
Label: Origin Records
Track listing: Backward Glance; Day Dream; Goal In Mind; Green Hills Slowly Passing By; Remembering The Moment; Day Of Rest; Distant Shores; Everything We Are; In The Moment; Lovely Lady; Meaningful; Mindful Of Your Tears; My Dance; My Dog Ellie; Place Of Point; Shining Star; Song For Tristan; Time Never Ends; Unfolding; Going Forth.
by Dan McClenaghan
After decades of recording in small ensemble formats, bassist David Friesen offered up Testimony (Origin Records) in 2020, an outing which found him backed by his quartet and the National Academic Symphonic Band of Ukraine on his best and most ambitious recording. He followed that up in 2021 by going back to thefor him familiar territory ...
by Jack Bowers
A visit to Ukraine by bassist, pianist, composer, arranger and genial jack-of-all-trades David Friesen, to flesh out his family heritage, led to this picturesque anthology by Friesen's quartet with reinforcement on eleven of its seventeen tracks from the National Academic Symphonic Band of Ukraine. The orchestral numbers were recorded in December 2018 at the National Philharmonic ...