MUSICIANS

Eugene
Eugene

34"x46" This is a portrait of a close friend and professional colleague of 33 years.

Street Quartet
Street Quartet

30"x40" Classical string quartet performing on the street in Paris

Ornithology
Ornithology

36"x36" The title of this piece “Ornithology” alludes to my friend Eugene’s vocation as a jazz saxophonist. Most fans of jazz are familiar with bebop alto saxophonist and jazz legend Charlie Parker, whose nickname was Bird. Parker wrote a jazz standard entitled “Ornithology”, its title making reference to his nickname. My friend Eugene, has spent a considerable amount of time studying Bird’s music, hence my choice of the title “Ornithology”.

String Quartet
String Quartet

35"x35" This work features the hands of my multitalented friend Bill

Take Five
Take Five

24"x36"

Old Friends
Old Friends

16"x20"

Jazz Club
Jazz Club

24"x30" Style wise, this was a departure from the other paintings in the group. I created a fantasy composition compiled from a variety of photos of jazz musicians

Self Portrait with Saxophone
Self Portrait with Saxophone

24"x36" This is a painting of me with my tenor sax. I think of it as an old friend. Coincidently it was built the year I was born.

Street Jam New Orleans
Street Jam New Orleans

24"x36" Street musicians jamming in New Orleans