Frenchman Street

I spent last night in and out of jazz clubs on Frenchman Street in New Orleans. Each club had a different vibe and a very different take on what most of them referred to as “New Orleans” music. As someone who loves drawing musicians it was so fun to keep changing up my approach as […]

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Max Groove

Max Groove

I spent a week in Kansas City, MO in July and made my way down to one of its famous jazz clubs, the Green Lady Lounge. On that night, performer Max Groove (not his real name ;)) performed his organ duo with a drummer (can’t remember his name :(). Great guys and great music. Greg […]

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Chaddsford Winery

  I spent Labor Day weekend 2009 in Pennsylvania visiting the Brandywine museum (heavenly!) and the Chaddsford Winery nearby. The winery was hosting a jazz festival wine tasting event. I have to say, I had been there two years earlier and the wines from this local winery have improved quite a bit. The Proprietors Reserve White […]

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Jazzy

As I wrote last week, I spent a day with my family at Disneyland California last week. Despina and I both took time to draw in the “New Orleans” section of the park (a section that does not exist at Florida’s DisneyWorld). Here is a quick sketch of the trumpet and clarinet players from the […]

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Fat Tuesday!

It’s PARTY TIME! in New Orleans, as today marks Fat Tuesday, or Carnival, the day before the start of Lent in the Catholic tradition. Although the party has been going since the weekend, I’m sure. I’ve had some wonderful times in New Orleans, drawing and dancing. Or drawing the dancing. This drawing was made in […]

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JAZZ & ART at Lincoln Center

On Saturday night I was fortunate enough to be invited to the incredible Jazz and Art II concert by The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis. The show featured works by artists including Bearden, Davis, Sam Gilliam, Homer, Wifredo Lam, Mondrian, Matisse, Picasso and others projected behind the orchestra as they played jazz […]

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Chaddsford Winery

In honor of the last day of summer, I decided to post a drawing from Labor Day weekend, which I spent in Pennsylvania visiting the Brandywine museum (heavenly!) and the Chaddsford Winery nearby. The winery was hosting a jazz festival wine tasting event. I have to say, I was here two years ago and the wines […]

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