Minor Ballade – Don Friedman
An entrancing ballad with an unusual form. Our lead sheets come directly from Don's own manuscript. Transcription of Don Friedman playing the melody on piano also available.
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- Recording: Don Friedman - Straight Ahead
- Recorded on: July 26, 2007
- Label: No Coast Jazz Records (NCJR 01)
- Concert Key: C minor
- Vocal Range: , to
- Style: Ballad
- Piano - Don Friedman
- Bass - Chuck Israels
- Drums - Joe Hunt
The lead sheets come from Don's manuscript.
Minor Ballade is the last version of a song Don recorded with three different titles. Check out the earliest one, Ballade In C# Minor from 1963, as well as Pas De Duo first recorded in 1987.
May 4, 1935 – June 30, 2016
Don Friedman was only four years old, living in San Francisco, when he started playing his parents' piano. A year later, he started lessons with a private teacher. His love for jazz music was born when he moved to L.A. and heard the likes of Les Brown and Lee Konitz for the first time. Read more...