American jazz musician, a great trumpeter who as a bandleader and composer was one of the major influences on the art from the late 1940s. He was an instrumental in the development of jazz and considered one of the top musicians of his era. Throughout his life, he was at the helm of a changing concept of jazz.
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.