Here are 2 souvenir pics of a signing with Mr Christian McBride the awesome bass player at Duc des Lombards (Paris). He was very cool and propose to do that pic with his face completing the half face of the painting :great pic Thank You Christian!
I recently had the great honor to meet Mr Hamad Jamal and his musicians Reginald Veal (Double Bass) Herlin Ryley (Drums) and Manolo Badrena (Percussions) . A great moment with these gentlemen after an amazing concert at Théatre de l’Odeon (Paris).
Here are some souvenir pics of that nice moment
Signing with Reginald Veal
Signing with Manolo Badrena
Signing with Ahmad Jamal
The ACM producers Catherine & Seydou Barry with the amazing quartet of Mr Jamal and the Blue Moon Painting
Here’s a portrait of the great french guitar player Hervé Samb who was born in Senegal . He just made his 2nd album as a leader ”Time to Feel” which is a beauty. I was inspired by one of the tracks of the album called “Sama Yaye” (A tribute to his mother who passed away last year) to do that painting . Please check out Hervé Samb’s music You won’t regret it
My new exhibition called “Jazz-Faces” will take place for 3 month in Maisons-Alfort (France,) from October 1st ’till December 28th ! Hope to see You there. Check out that link for opening hours and more informations. Feel free to email me if You would like to see me during that show
Here’s my latest artwork inspired by Bob James and David Sanborn’s latest colaboration: A tribute album to Mr Dave Brubeck called “Quartette Humaine”. I love that new CD and I decided to put the musicians on the canvas listening to that beautiful music….Hope You’ll enjoy it (Click on the pic to enlarge it )
I’m very proud to have been asked by Reggie Washington to design the advert for his tribute to the amazing guitarist Jef Lee Johnson who passed away last year….The concert will take place October 26th 2013 at Blue Note NYC !
The advert has been done using Photoshop from my original painting of the Rainbow Shadow…
Here are some souvenirs pics from the exhibition at La Ferté-Sous-Jouarre during the jazz festival which featured Maceo Parker, Avishai Cohen and Richard Bona The festival was an incredible event despite the horrible weather and I would like to thank the manager of the festival Laurent Bachelet and all the people who are involved in it : You all are great people with a true dedication to Art and Jazz music
Here are 3 links to the pictures taken during all the concerts of the festival :
and here is a video of the exhibition in place :http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z2znlzqsZZE