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By Don Friedman
Label: TBR Records
Track listing: Tickle Toes; If You Could See Me Now; I'll Remember April; There's No Such Thing As Love; Almost Everything; Ricardo Bossa Nova; Round Midnight; Green Dolphin Street; There's That Rainy Day; Match Point; Travelin; Prelude To A Kiss; Time After Time; S. S. Cool. (Total Time: 70:17)
by Dave Nathan
Born in San Francisco to a musical family, (his mother was an opera singer), Don Friedman has been known for a long time as a musician's musician, never quite achieving the public notoriety his piano styling deserves. As a young man in San Francisco, he played with the créme de la créme of the West Coast ...
by David A. Orthmann
Taking a rare, well-deserved turn as a leader, pianist Don Friedman delivers a recording of fine, small band music. The material consists primarily of a wide sweep of American Popular Songs and jazz standards. In Friedman’s scheme of things, a swing-era favorite like “Tickle Toes” coexists comfortably with “Green Dolphin Street,” “Round Midnight,” as well as ...
by C. Michael Bailey
A Pleasant Diversion. I often think that all music is good, but some of it is better. Match Point is well-conceived and performed collection of standards and originals assembled by journeyman pianist Don Friedman. Friedman is an old had having played with the West Coast likes of Dexter Gordon, Shorty Rogers, Chet Baker, and Buddy DeFranco ...