These are deeply personal albums for me and I'm grateful to the wonderful musicians who gave their all to make these albums a reality," says Brent Fischer.
Clare Fischer has secured an honorable place in jazz history.
Clare Fischer was a major influence on my harmonic concept… He and Bill Evans, and Ravel and Gil Evans, finally.
When asked in 1994 about the shift from artist to dealer, Fischer said: "I had zero confidence in what I was doing as an artist and was happy to find something else.
Hearing Dorothee Fischer talk about all the fun of showing art one liked reminded me of another commercial gallery that also opened in 1967, Dave Hickey's A Clean Well-Lighted Place, in Austin, Texas.
Still, one wonders whether Fischer could have been as successful in the role of curator.