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Ade Blakey Studios

Miles Davis Jazz Trumpeter - Canvas Prints

Regular price $86.00 USD
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© Artwork copyright Adrian Blakey 2022

All art on this site is the original copyright work of Adrian Blakey and MUST NOT be used or copied without written permission.

Copyright also applies to photos, artwork descriptions and all images of artworks accessible on this website. 

I love cool jazz with its stirring blues tempos and lighter tones. And one of the coolest  pieces of all time was So What from the Kind of Blue album by Mile Davis. As well as being a legendary trumpeter, Davis was a bandleader, and composer. 

He put together a band featuring some of the biggest and most enduring names of the period. In addition to Miles himself, this album featured a stellar lineup of John Coltrane on tenor sax, Cannonball Adderley on alto sax, Bill Evans on piano, Paul Chambers on bass and Jimmy Cobb on drums.

I came across a grainy old video on YouTube of the band performing So What. It inspired this abstract impression of Miles performing.  

In this painting, I was seeking to capture a minimal impression of the performer’s intense concentration and passion. The background color adds to the tension of the performance, while the blocks of color comprising his face are inspired by  the apparent simplicity yet sophistication of his multi-layered compositions.

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