Painter-Pianist Duets…

With Piano Sketches, painter Jeremy Harrison and pianist-composer  Peter Saltzman merge two art forms to create a third.

Click the posts below to experience a brand new artistic medium and read more about the backstory and process here.

Dark Blues Landscape

Dark Blues Landscape

A short, bluesy piano improvisation yields a beautiful dark blue landscape in record time. Jeremy needed to really strategize before going to work in order to paint this, our first representational effort.

Two Fisted Painting (and Piano)

Two Fisted Painting (and Piano)

Jeremy is forced to paint with both hands, in a two-fisted approach that reminds Peter of, well, playing the piano! And that two-fisted cliché has often been used to describe the pianistic style of Cecil Taylor who happened to inspire this track.

Song of Wrongs (by Saltzman)

Song of Wrongs (by Saltzman)

Jeremy makes several attempts before settling into a groove with the quickly shifting tempos and rhythmic patterns in Peter’s improvisation here. It’s like a singer doing multiple takes of a track until she nails it. Jeremy nailed it.