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Don Friedman - My Favorite Things CD

Japan; Blu
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CategoryRock/Pop Albums, Jazz Instrument CDs, Piano, Jazz

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My Favorite Things album for sale by Don Friedman was released Apr 09, 2013 on the Sony Japan label. Don Friedman, who has recorded quite a few dates as a leader, as well as being an in-demand sideman, is joined by two other top-notch veterans, bassist George Mraz and drummer Lewis Nash, for this 2003 studio date. My Favorite Things CD music One of the biggest challenges for a jazz musician is to find new approaches to the most frequently played standards, something the trio seems to do effortlessly. A good starting point is the opening track, a stunning rendition of "My Favorite Things." My Favorite Things buy CD music Rather than follow the mantra set by John Coltrane in the early '60s, Friedman doesn't postpone the release of the theme nor does he play it in a modal setting. My Favorite Things songs Instead, his re-voices it with lush chord substitutions, while never losing touch with it. "Easy to Love" is recast as a lively samba, while "Never Let Me Go," forever associated with the late Bill Evans' memorable solo recording for Verve, is spaciously arranged, allowing breathing room for Mraz's intricate bassline and Nash's complementary brushwork My Favorite Things album for sale. Friedman devours Coltrane's "Giant Steps" whole with a driving interpretation, while his jaunty take of Thelonious Monk's "Ask Me Now" is every bit as playful as the composer's recordings.   ...See Full Description

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Don Friedman with George Mraz and Lewis Nash again!!!! Must have!!!!
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CD Universe Part number8906062
LabelSony Japan
Orig Year2004
Catalog number9600371
Release DateApr 09, 2013
Additional InfoJapan; Blu
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