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Esperanza’s Emily’s D

Here’s a tribute painting to Esperanza Spalding latest album where she features a character names Emily …A great CD where I found some taste of my friend the late great Jef Lee Johnson who probably inspired Esperanza for this beautiful CD. (click on the pic to enlarge it)

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FUNKY TROMBONE MASTER

Here’s a paortrait of the great music composer and trombone player Fred Wesley ! He was James Brown’s musical director and is now touring with his own band the New JB’s . (click on the pic to enlarge it)

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FRENCH FLAVOUR

Here’s a portrait of the french singer , songwriter and musician Yael Naïm. She’s a successfull young artist who sings jazz , pop and folk songs.

That painting was done to decorate the upcoming Jazz festival Ferté Jazz 2016 next spring :-) (Click on the pic to enlarge it )


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SHINING STAR

Here’s a tribute painting to the creator of the elements “Earth Wind and Fire”, the one and only Maurice White. He was one of my musical heroes and a part of my youth fade away with his passing…He will always be our Shining Star

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MAURICE WHITE

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A Star among the Stars

Here’s a tribute painting to David Bowie…I was really moved by his passing and had the idea of that painting while listening to his song during my jogging…He was just awesome…and will be missed…(Click on the pic to enlarge it)

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The Father of Invention

Here’s a painting of the late great guitar player, songwriter, singer Frank Zappa. An incredible artist who used his talent from rock to jazz and classic…(clic on the pic to enlarge it)

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CHICK COREA

Here’s a portrait of the amazing pianist Chick Corea . One of my favourite jazz musicians :-)

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Strasbourg Saint Denis !

Here’s a painting of Roy Hargrove ‘s quintet. I wanted to do something about those great musicians I’ve seen a lot on stage :Sullivan Fortner (Piano) , Justin Robinson (Sax), Ameen Saleem (Bass) , Quincy Philips (Drums) and of course Roy Hargrove, the amazing trumpet player : one of my favourite who wrote a great piece of music about a place we know very well in Paris : “Strasbourg Saint Denis” (clic on the pic to enlarge it)

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EPIC SAX PLAYER

Here’s a portrait of the amazing saxophone player Kamasi Washington. His latest CD called The Epic was a real shock to me ! (Click on the pic to enlarge it)

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JazzPics Exhibition

I will have a new exhibition with my friend, the jazz stage photographer Paul Charbit, at Théâtre Claude Debussy in Maisons-Alfort from September 28th to October 17th. Vernissage will take place  on October 1st et Théâtre Debussy 6.30 pm.

Hope You’ll come to see our 40 paintings and jazz scene pictures in that beautiful place .

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