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Maisons-Alfort’s art exhibit city painting prize

I’m proud to announce that this year one of my artworks won the City Prize at the annual Maisons-Alfort’s art exhibit. That “Monk” painting was made earlier in 2016 and had the luck to be appreciate by the jury ! Cool :-)

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SANDRA NKAKE

Here’s a painting of the great french singer Sandra Nkaké. That artwork features her with a Tangerine Moon wich is the name of her new album to come on September 15th 2017 : Tangerine Moon Wishes ! Better check her out guys ! (click on thepic to enlarge it)

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Mornin’

Here is a tribute painting to the late great Al Jarreau my fav singer who left us last February…A true gentleman and a wonderfull human being who will be missed… This painting depict him among the stars bringing a nice Mornin’ on earth like in his famous song Mornin’ (click on the pic to enlarge it).

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piano legend

Here’s a painting to celebrate Ahmad Jamal’s new masterpiece to come : Marseille. The piano legend will play his love for this city he walked among many times .

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Trumpet Master

Here’s a portrait of Wallace Roney. That awesome trumpet player was Miles Davis friend and his way of playing reminds a lot Miles himself :-) (Click on the pic to enlarge it)

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JAZZ PIANO LEGEND

Here’s a portrait of Thelonius Monk the jazz piano legend . (Click on the pic to enlarge it)

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NEW RAINBOW SHADOW PAINTING

Here’s a portrait of Reggie Washington and Jef Lee Johnson reunited in one soul . This artwork is a tribute painting to Reggie Washington’s work for the legacy of the late great guitar player Jef Lee Johnson . Please check out his Cd “Rainbow Shadow a  tribute to Jef Lee Johnson” vol 1 . The vol2 is coming soon :-) (click on the pic to enlarge it)

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Sax Master

Here’s a portrait of the late great John Coltrane that I made at the end of 2016. Awesome musician I love to listen to ! (Click on the pic to enlarge it)

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MEETING WITH AL JARREAU

Here are 2 souvenir pictures from a beautiful meeting with my long time fav singer Mr Al Jarreau. I’ve made 3 paintings featuring Al .

I felt so lucky to meet him for a painting signing thanks to his manager Joe Gordon.

Great memories after a beautiful concert of Al with the NDR Big Band at Olympia hall (Paris).

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Bash !

Here’s a portrait of the awesome french sax player Jowee Omicil ! Check him out if You don’t know his music : a real groove machine and an incredible showman on stage ! (clic on the pic to enlarge it)

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Gospel Diva

Here’s a portrait of the great pianist and soul/gospel singer Liz Mc Comb . A beautiful voice and an incredible talent ! Love her music :-) (click on the pic to enlarge it)

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JAZZ GENTLEMAN

Here’s a portrait of Mr Kyle Eastwood the famous movie star elder son. He’s a talentuous bass player and composer of jazz music and moviescores . He really is a very gentle guy. Check out his beautiful music ! (clic on the pic to enlarge it)

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meeting with the american classical music legend!

Last july I had the honor to meet Mr Randy Weston the fantastic piano player . He kindly posed with his painting and gave me a warm welcome before his beautiful show at New Morning.

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Meeting with the Elements !

Last July I had the absolute honor to meet the founder members of Earth Wind & Fire : Verdine White, Ralph Johnson and Philip Bailey backstage their Olympia hall show . What a memory ! All the band and staff gave me a warm welcome . They signed the tribute painting I made a few month ago when the band founder Mr Maurice White passed away…Here is a pic of that meeting and the every kind message Verdine white left on his facebook page the day after… It was incredible to meet those guys I like since so much time  !

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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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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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