PIECES OF NIGHT is a stunningly original work consisting of three American nocturnes for piano, composed and performed by George Flynn. It is a vision of the role America played in the Vietnam War, and there is a world musical scope to the music, blending jazz motifs and classical motifs into a memorable listening experience. This work can be seen and experienced, and felt, as a lament to the dying in the war the United States lost in 1975.
Tracks 1 through 22 consist of the following: Total playing time is 49:30 minutes. Tracks 1 - 7 is "American Nocturne I (Turmoil), track 8 is Myoclonus I, tracks 9 - 15 is American Nocturne II (Nightmare), tracks 16 - 17 is Myoclonus II, and tracks 17 - 22 is American Nocturne III (Tumult and Lullaby). Each piano performance is flawless and showcases the great composing talent of composer George Flynn.
Jazz audiences will pick up on the complexity of PIECES OF NIGHT and discover it is a memorable listening experience. PIECES OF NIGHT is a work to be felt, and the listener does feel the intensity in this unified and intricate work. George Flynn has created a masterpiece for piano with PIECES OF NIGHT.