A great find over at the website of illustrator/designer Oliver Barrett. During the first half of 2009, he created a portrait of his favourite jazz legends each month . If you like them, you can buy a framed copy of your favourite jazz musician over at Imagekind for less than 20 dollars.
Oliver Barrett: “The results are John Coltrane, Thelonious Monk, Charles Mingus, Miles Davis, Max Roach, and Charlie Parker in six different prints in blue, paying homage to Blue Note Records.” More of Barrett’s work can be found at his site.
Charlie Parker (Saxophone, 1920-1955):
Miles Davis (Trumpet, 1926-1992):
Max Roach (Drums, 1924-2007):
Charles Mingus (Bass, 1922-1979):
Thelonious Monk (Piano, 1917-1982):
John Coltrane (Saxophone, 1926-1967):
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