Recording Artist, Jazz/Rock Keyboardist and Award Winning Composer/Songwriter, Allen Jay Friedman (Allen Jay) is a ''Music Designer.'' He plays the musical spectrum. At the Keys for over 45 years...'' to Express the Art of Music Design.'' He specializes in original music featuring jazz piano and jazz organ, the progressive, pop and rock styles as well as Attractive Piano Pieces to Full Orchestra Arranging. Created ''Dance Of The Soul,'' A Scientifically Proven Healing Music Medicine.® Promotes Relaxing Peace Simply By Listening. For Body, Mind And Spirit. A Therapeutic Magical Blend!
A composer should never put limitation on himself by achieving in one style of music and say, “that’s it, I’m satisfied,” but should have freedom of expression in all there is…like the billions of stars, I am a “GALAXY BEING,”—no more, no less. MUSIC WITHOUT BOUNDARIES! EXPERTISE- Composer of Original Music.''To Express The Art Of Music Design.'' Private Study with noted Jazz Pianist Bill Gidney (1980-1981) Lecturer, Teacher of Jazz History, Cleveland State University. Private Study with Well-Known Jazz Pianist DR. Joseph A. Howard (1981-1982) Professor of Music, Cuyahoga Community College, Head of Jazz Studies, Cleveland Music School Settlement. Study of Orchestration with Samuel Adler (1983-1985) Extensive Study of Theory, Chord Voicing and Scale Treatment (1983- 1985) Obtained the first Moog Synthesizer in the Cleveland area for Study in Application and Usage of Electronic Instruments in Music