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"Once you immerse yourself in Frishbergiana, the constant astonishment can tire you out if you re not careful. This is how to be careful with Dave Frishberg: don t listen to one of his discs more than once a day, even though you re inclined at times to listen to nothing but. Frishberg, who dazzles with word play, exemplifies the high ground of wit, craft and musical imagination, displayed here so generously." Daniel Okrent, writer and editor who has written about jazz for Esquire, Time, Fortune and other publications and was for several years a senior editorial executive at Time, Inc.
NPR: Fresh Air pays tribute to Dave Frishberg
Dave Frishberg was a prolific jazz composer, lyricist, and vocalist, best known for his songs on the series 'Schoolhouse Rock!,' such as "I'm Just a Bill." He died Nov. 17 at age 88. Many of his songs were witty, including "I'm Hip" and "My Attorney Bernie." But he also wrote beautiful ballads, like "Heart's Desire" and "You are There." Frishberg came to the 'Fresh Air' s...
Dave Frishberg is 'At The Jazz Bakery: Retromania'
This is a timely release for you and your listeners with the start of the 2009 Baseball season, and included in the 'live set' are favorites such as Dodger Blue and Play Ball, as well as Van Lingle Mungo, the first baseball song Dave Frishberg ever wrote, and Matty, which is about the great pitcher Christy Mathewson who was elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame as one of its 'first five'...