An excellent jazz CD
by Jane Reynolds and Hans Sturm. Jane plays piano
, Hans plays bass
. This is a list of songs with Jane's comments:
Blue Got Up
is based on a poem from the book "Sounds" by artist Wassily Kandinsky
Shadows of Invisible Trees
, written for a performance with the dance company Synergy, was inspired by Duke Ellington
The Garden Behind Glass Walls
comes from the Haiku
"slender wild flowers
dance in the glass walled garden
where she hides her heart."
is an expression of the cyclical
rhythms in nature.
Nicaragua: Songs in a Garden
was named for a short story by Anais Nin: "The song slipped into the garden quietly...The child could cry, not at a song, but with premonition of things worth weeping for..." (My comment: A beautiful piece of music, one of my personal favorites)
was inspired by and written for Roscoe Mitchell's
was also written for Synergy.
was inspired by Ornette Coleman
and Georgia O'Keefe
Who Knows When Silence Begins?
just played itself one day.