Jenn Friedman is a musician (singer/songwriter/piano-player), author, and Eating Disorder Recovery Advocate from Brooklyn, NY. She has shared her recovery message through discussion and performance at various schools and recovery events, and also makes videos for the WeRFreEDomFighters YouTube recovery channel.
Jenn released her first book, Eating Disorders on the Wire: Music and Metaphor as Pathways to Recovery through H.T.F.K. Press in March 2014. She also released a full-length album, On the Wire, on Personal Bias Records. The book and music can be enjoyed together or separately, but both explore the emotional journey of an eating disorder through metaphor.
Jenn has ranked Number 1 on the U.K. Overplay Overall charts. She has received radio play on "Radio Crystal Blue" hosted by Dan Herman, "Next Show Radio" on New York's 107.1 The Peak, and "The Upper Room" with Joe Kelly and Gi Dissault - a Connecticut-based NPR station. She has toured throughout the Northeast, collaborated with dancers, and is set to play Clinton Art and Music Fest August 2014. She previously recorded two self-released albums of original music.
While attending Purchase College, SUNY, Jenn studied Music Composition, learning from some of the best teachers is the industry. She later attended The New School’s “Creative Arts Therapy” Certification Program. [+]