About the album
Released in 1998, Gymnopedie: The Classical Side of Tommy Smith, was recorded with his regular duo partner, classical pianist Murray McLachlan. The disc featured music by Satie, Bartok, Grieg and Chick Corea, and Smith’s Sonatas No. 1 “Hall of Mirrors” and No. 2 “Dreaming With Open Eyes”, based on Michael Tucker’s book of the same title.