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The Story Behind: Ladies of Calabasas

This is a painting that purports the face of a Jazz musician but it doesn't look like it, and that is really where the clue to the idea of the composition lies.We are dealing with Thomas who is questioning: "what...

CARL WEATHERSBY BLUES

Carl first met Albert King as a teenager when his father brought the blues giant home with him.Carl thought Albert was just another of dad’s mechanic friends, but when King heard the young man playing “Cross Cut Saw,” he revealed...

The Story Of Valentine's Day In Jazz Music

The story of valentine’s day in jazz music isn't a particularly long one, but it's an interesting one. Jazz musicians in America began writing songs about the holiday and celebrating it soon after World War I ended in 1918. Some...

Interview With Lionel Thomas, Painter of Music

Lionel Thomas is a self-taught artist displaying a panel of paintings based on musical themes. We first found him on LinkedIn and immediately got intrigued; hence we decided to do this interview. Lionel's colorful and vibrant art finds its roots...

The "Trane" art piece story

This Coltrane masterpiece [limited edition] sold yesterday and found its new home in New Jersey. If I told you that I painted it in 2017 after I broke my saxophone in Cameroon, I was so sad...