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Erik Friedlander

Erik Friedlander
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Genre: Classical, Jazz
Biography: Cellist Erik Friedlander grew up exposed to R&B and jazz since his father photographed many album covers for Atlantic during the '50s and '60s. During his childhood and high school years, Friedlander was involved in chamber groups, his school orchestra, and a local rock band. He enrolled at Columbia ...Read full biography
Topaz
Released: 1999
Label: Siam Records
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Cello players are abundant in classical music, but in jazz, they've been a rarity. One jazzman who made the cello his primary instrument in the '90s was Erik Friedlander. Even if the New Yorker used his ...Read full review
Maldoror
Released: 2003
Label: CD Baby
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Given that this is his seventh recording under his own name, it's a bit surprising that Maldoror is cellist Erik Friedlander's first solo outing. Yet, given the drama, intensity, and dark sparkling beauty ...Read full review
More Erik Friedlander albums: Main Albums (12), DVD/Video (4)