Erik Friedlander

Interview + Performance

Friday, January 21, 2011

In the 1960s and 70s, Lee Friedlander took his family on long road trips across America. The pictures Lee took during these trips established him as one of America’s most celebrated photographers. His son Erik is now an innovative cellist and composer, and his solo record Block Ice and Propane recalls those family trips long ago.

 

Bonus Track: "Rushmore"

Erik Friedlander performs the song live in Studio 360.

Lee Friedlander, Mobile, Alabama
Lee Friedlander, Courtesy Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco

Mobile, Alabama, 1969

Lee Friedlander, Mt. Rushmore
Lee Friedlander, Courtesy Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco

Mt. Rushmore, South Dakota, 1969

Lee Friedlander, New Orleans
Lee Friedlander, Courtesy Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco

New Orleans, 1969

Lee Friedlander, Texas billboard
Lee Friedlander, Courtesy Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco

Texas, 1965

Lee Friedlander, Texas Cafe
Lee Friedlander, Courtesy Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco

Texas, 1965

Lee Friedlander, Route 9W
Lee Friedlander, Courtesy Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco

Route 9W, NY, 1969

    Music Playlist
  1. Dream Song
    Artist: Erik Friedlander
    Album: Block Ice and Propane
    Label: Skipstone Records
    Purchase: Amazon
  2. Block Ice and Propane
    Artist: Erik Friedlander
    Album: Block Ice and Propane
    Label: Skipstone Records
    Purchase: Amazon
  3. Improvisation to Kurt Andersen's reading of On The Road
    Artist: Erik Friedlander
    Album: Performed Live in Studio 360
  4. Highway 61 Revisited
    Artist: Bob Dylan
    Album: The Bootleg Series, Vol.7
    Label: Columbia
    Purchase: Amazon
  5. Rushmore
    Artist: Erik Friedlander
    Album: Performed Live in Studio 360

Guests:

Erik Friedlander

Comments [1]

Michael Mundy from nyc

Thanks for introducing Erik's music to me. I just bought the music from Amazon.

Jan. 23 2011 11:53 AM

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