Jody Aaron Friedman is an award-winning songwriter, producer, recording artist and music supervisor. His licensing & supervision company, HD Music Now, has worked with the major film studios, advertising agencies, trailer houses and television networks to license their growing music catalog for over a decade. His music supervision & clearance projects include projects such as “Won’t You Be My Neighbor (Focus Features)”, “Ugly Delicious“ (Netflix), “Ingress: The Animation” (Netflix + Fuji TV), “They’ll Love Me When I’m Dead” (Tremolo Productions + Netflix), “Snowfall (FX)”, & more. He is a proud member of the Guild of Music Supervisors.
A recording artist in his own right, his 2018 single, “My Sweet Home” was co-produced with Sean O’Brien (The National, Maxim Ludwig) & is available now on Itunes, Amazon & Spotify.
2015’s ”Memory Box" EP is reminiscent of Ryan Adams, Cat Stevens, Dave Matthews and The Jayhawks. It was recorded in Nashville, TN, and produced by multi-platinum songwriter/producer, Kenny Lamb (N'Sync, Jason Aldean, Ashley Monroe). It showcases his strength as a songwriter and features collaborations with hit songwriters like Kenny Lamb (N'Sync, Barrett Baber), Melissa Bollea & Bruce Wallace (Dierks Bentley, Billy Currington).
2013's "Rivers EP" was produced by Grammy winning Multi-Platinum producer Scott Mathews (Beach Boys, Zac Brown, and Johnny Cash).
Jody also writes & produces for trailers & ads through his company, Collaborate Music. A song he wrote & produced called, "Pure As Snow (Mike Raznick Remix)" was used for the trailer campaign for Hulu's "The Handmaid's Tale" Season One.
Originally from Safety Harbor, Florida, Jody resides in Southern California and travels regularly to Nashville, where he has co-written songs with such talented songwriters as Jason Matthews (Luke Bryan, Trace Adkins), Marty Dodson (Big & Rich, Blake Shelton), Kris Bergsnes (Tyler Farr, Tim McGraw), Rebecca Lynn Howard (Reba McEntire, Martina McBride) and many more.