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David Friesen

Portland bassist David Friesen has been a force in the music world since he came on the jazz scene in the 1970s. He’s composed and recorded hundreds of songs and performed on dozens of albums. He’s still a prolific composer and frequent performe today. Art Beat catches him leading three different ensembles and talking about his philosophy.

First Broadcast: 2004
Producer: Tom D’Antoni

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David Friesen; Jeanne Henry (611)

Oregon Art Beat: Episode #611
Original Broadcast: December 16, 2004