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Sketching Miles Davis: Interview with Artist Jeremy Powell

(Artist Series, Volume 3) I’m always blown away by pencil sketch art; it’s stripped-down creativity I can really appreicate. And speaking of creativity, I am pleased to feature a phenomenal pencil sketch of Miles Davis by the talented artist Jeremy Powell. The structure and form of this particular sketch above is simply terrific, as is … Continue reading

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Painting Miles Davis: Interview with David N. Goldberg

(Artist Series, Volume 2) The colors. The colors in David N. Goldberg’s artwork grab my attention immediately; warm, confident and beautiful – like Lauren Bacall wrapped in a harmony of paint. I instantly sparked to Goldberg’s work. The Miles Davis (oil on canvas) painting, of course, was what brought me to his exquisite collection of … Continue reading

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All-Star Tribute To Miles Davis’ ‘Kind of Blue’ Highlights Playboy Jazz Festival This Weekend

Via The Signal: Saturday’s “Kind of Blue @50″ homage to trumpet legend Miles Davis’ 1959 “Kind of Blue” album by Jimmy Cobb’s So What Band makes a direct connection to that epochal album, the classic era it represents, and to Playboy itself. “The very first Playboy (magazine) interview was with Miles,” said Playboy founder Hugh … Continue reading

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Painting Miles Davis: Interview with Yuriy Shevchuk

(Artist Series, Volume 1) Yuriy Shevchuk’s artwork is wonderful; modern art so full of charm, sophistication and style blended with a delightful harmony of color. Among his excellent gallery of oil, watercolor and pastel artwork are numerous Miles Davis paintings (two posted above).  There’s actually a large number of lovely,  jazz-inspired paintings to enjoy, but … Continue reading