Nicknamed "Satchmo" was a native of New Orleans, Louisiana. The most important and influential musician in jazz history. One of the first soloists on record, He was at the forefront of changing jazz from ensemble-oriented folk music into an art form that emphasized inventive solo improvisations.
Oil Pastel on Paper 18 W x 24 H BLM Series C. 2020
This drawings is part of my BLM series honoring the great black artist who have contributed so greatly to our culture.