Modes Pivoting – Don Friedman

This song combines modal and tonal harmonies, with a simple melody in the classic lyrical Don Friedman style. A melody transcription is available for both the in and out heads. 45 years after recording this song on this album, Don reworked it into a quite different version titled Pivoting Modes.

Don Friedman

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...

14 songs available.