“…the blowingest man ever lived since Gabriel.”

Buddy Bolden (1877-1931) New Orleans jazz musician (coronet) and innovator of jazz improvisation.  “…he blew his brains out through the trumpet…he was the blowingest man since Gabriel.”

Buddy Bolden
“buddy bolden”

 

Here are a few more paints (blind sketch with watercolor, india ink, and a thin sharpie) for Jazz Appreciation Month. Still focusing on the early days…and going a little nuts with color!

 

 

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