James Lucas: MBA in Marketing and Senior Graphic DesignerJames Lucas: MBA in Marketing and Senior Graphic Designer

Nov
23

Paintings

Celebrities Today Show A – B Maud Adams Andre Agassi Steve Allen Tim Allen Woody Allen Jodi Applegate Dave Barry Adam Beach Tony Bennett Karen Black Linda Blair Jon Bon Jovi David Brinkley Jeff Bridges Matthew Broderick Dr. Joyce Brothers LeVar Burton Ruth Buzzi C – F Stephen J. Cannel David Carradine Angela Cartwright Cher […]

Oct
2

Sugar Foot

Sugar Foot

30″ x 32″ Acrylic painting from 2002 “Swing dance” is most commonly known as a group of dances that developed with the swing style of jazz music in the 1920s-1950s, although the earliest of these dances predate “swing era” music. The best known of these dances is the Lindy Hop, a popular partner dance that […]

Oct
2

Sideman

Sideman

30″ x 34″ Portrait of Dexter Gordon Dexter Gordon (February 27, 1923 – April 25, 1990) was an American jazz tenor saxophonist and an Academy Award-nominated actor (Round Midnight, Warner Bros, 1986). He is regarded as one of the first and most important musicians to adapt the bebop musical language of people like Charlie Parker, Dizzy […]

Oct
2

Plumbing

Plumbing

8″ x 10″ Portrait of Scott Silbert playing with The New Legacy Jaz Band at the Princeton Jazz Festival, September 2002. Scott Silbert, a multiple woodwind player and arranger, was born in Philadelphia Penn., and is the chief arranger for the United States Navy Band. He began playing music after his family moved to Orlando Fla. […]

Oct
2

Lickin’ the Chops

Lickin’ the Chops

10″ x 12″ Portrait of Vanessa Rueben singing with the Earl May Quintet at the Princeton Jazz Festival, September 2002. When I got a call from Earl and Lee May telling me they were sending the Berman Music Foundation some promo copies of Earl’s first recording with his name stamped on it as bandleader – my […]

Oct
2

King of Blues

King of Blues

20″ x 16″ Portrait of B.B. King Riley B. King (born September 16, 1925), known by the stage name B.B. King, is an American songwriter, vocalist, and famed blues guitarist. Rolling Stone magazine ranked him at No. 6 on its list of the 100 greatest guitarists of all time, and he was ranked No. 17 in […]

Oct
2

Jitney Man

Jitney Man

16″ x 20″ Portrait of Billy Eckstine William Clarence Eckstine (July 8, 1914 – March 8, 1993) was an American singer of ballads and a bandleader of the swing era. Eckstine’s smooth baritone and distinctive vibrato broke down barriers throughout the 1940s, first as leader of the original bop big-band, then as the first romantic black […]

Oct
2

It Don’t Mean a Thing

It Don’t Mean a Thing

22″ x 20″ Acrylic painting from 2002 The Lindy Hop is an American dance that evolved in Harlem, New York City in the 1920s and 1930s and originally evolved with the jazz music of that time. Lindy was a fusion of many dances that preceded it or were popular during its development but is mainly […]

Oct
2

I’m So Horny

I’m So Horny

16″ x 20″ Acrylic painting from 2000 The trombone (German: Posaune, Spanish: trombón) is a musical instrument in the brass family. Like all brass instruments, sound is produced when the player’s vibrating lips (embouchure) cause the air column inside the instrument to vibrate. Nearly all trombones have a telescoping slide mechanism that varies the length […]

Oct
2

Gabriel

Gabriel

10″ x 8″ Portrait of John Mathis playing with The New Legacy Jazz Band at the Princeton Jazz Festival, September 2002. The trombone (German: Posaune, Spanish: trombón) is a musical instrument in the brass family. Like all brass instruments, sound is produced when the player’s vibrating lips (embouchure) cause the air column inside the instrument to […]