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The Thaw is Alex & Mad Dog’s sixth improvisational collaboration. Like The Thaw, Au Naturel (2017), Alex & Mad Dog Live (2016) and Not Far from Hear (2016) feature just the duo with Alex on Celtic harp and Mad Dog primarily on Native American flute. (Mad Dog also appears on harmonica on Alex & Mad Dog Live and on Theremini on Not Far from Hear.) Alex also appears along with Mad Dog on significant portions of Apples & Honey (2017) and Between Two Worlds (2016).


released March 21, 2018

Spontaneous compositions by Mad Dog Friedman on Native American Flute & Alexander Bernat on Celtic Harp.


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Mad Dog Friedman Lafayette, Colorado

Mad Dog writes from the moment and sings from his heart. His influences include sources as divergent as William Butler Yeats & the delta blues. His songwriting is sincere, simple & often humorous. He has recorded many solo & collaborative projects featuring his spontaneous compositions on harmonica, Native American flute & Theremin. He is also the founder of Mad Dog Blues & The Astral Project. ... more


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