Art / Interviews / Music

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


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

Art / Media

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