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...

7 songs available.