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This CD is the first release in my series of piano improvisations, Permutations of 88. It contains eleven tracks. Each piece was directly inspired by a painting. I sat down at the piano with an image of the painting in front of me, gathered my thoughts, and let the artwork guide my fingers.

The paintings from which I gathered inspiration are:

"Wheat Field Under Threatening Skies" (1890) by Vincent Van Gogh;

"Narcissus" (1597-1599) by Caravaggio;

"The Bricoleur's Daughter" (1987) by Mark Tansey;

"Figures in a Landscape" (1972-73) by Sidney Goodman;

"Night Burn" (1986-87) by Sidney Goodman;

"Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures)" (1971) by David Hockney;

"The Gulf Stream" (1899) by Winslow Homer;

"Man Sitting - Back View" (1964) by Wayne Thiebaud;

"In the Car" (1963) by Roy Lichtenstein;

and "Winter, 1946" (1946) by Andrew Wyeth

You can stream/purchase this album here.