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NEW ORLEANS JAZZ – INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY

  To celebrate “INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY,” I thought I would bring back my painting: NEW ORLEANS JAZZ. I have always enjoyed the paintings of Marc Chagall. His blend of reality and fantasy makes his unique work sing. Like Chagall, my … Continue reading

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APRIL FOOLS

APRIL FOOLS   I decided since today is April Fools Day, I would share a few Italian Proverbs regarding fools. they’re just a little fluff for a light-hearted holiday.   “I pazzi crescono senza innaffiarli.” “Fools grow without watering.”   … Continue reading

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LATINA JAZZ DIVA – INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

LATINA JAZZ DIVA – This is Rita, one hot Latina Jazz Diva. She rocks Jazz, wails the Blues, and loves to glam it up.  Featuring “Rita” to represent all the amazing female jazz singers past and present, is my way … Continue reading

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SAX SEX

Sax Sex I don’t know what compelled me to do this painting, but oddly enough, I finished it 2 days ago on October 6th. That day just happens to be International Saxophone Day. Yes, that’s really a “Day!” It seems … Continue reading

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New Orleans Jazz

New Orleans Jazz I have always enjoyed the paintings of Marc Chagall.  His blend of reality and fantasy  makes his unique work sing.  Like Chagall,  my mind likes to wander outside the walls of reality.  In New Orleans Jazz,  I … Continue reading

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Paris Blues

PARIS BLUES   This is Pierre, the saxophone player who has lost his lover to another man (a drummer) and he’s playing the blues while drowning his sorrows in cheap wine and cigarettes. The original 16″x20″ acrylic painting on wrapped … Continue reading

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BLUES GUITAR MAN

  BLUES GUITAR MAN In this painting I wanted to conjure up the after-hours, basement blues and jazz clubs where musicians gather after their gigs to jam until daybreak. The original 16″x20″ acrylic on wrapped canvas can be purchased from … Continue reading

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Vinny And The Van Goes 3

Here are two more members of Vinny And The Van Goes, that funky, rocking art band that’s taking the world by storm. This original acrylic on canvas painting has been sold, but lucky you, you can still purchase high quality giclee … Continue reading

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Vinny And The Van Goes 2

One day when I was doodling, I wondered what I could come up with if I merged one of my favorite, albeit a bit wacky, artists: Vincent Van Gogh, with a musical group.  I call the group: Vinny And The Van Goes.  They’re … Continue reading

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Vinny And The Van Goes

One day when I was doodling, I wondered what I could come up with if I merged one of my favorite, albeit a bit wacky, artists: Vincent Van Gogh, with a musical group.  I call the group: Vinny And The … Continue reading

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Let’s Dance

In this painting I wanted to just have fun and demonstrate my appreciation for the joy of movement with uncluttered lines. The original 18″x24″ acrylic on wrapped canvas painting can be purchased from my art website: http://www.pamelaallegretto-franz.com Giclee prints from … Continue reading

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Jazz Drummer

Jazz Drummer – Painting musicians and music related themes is a great way to shake all those “blues” away. It’s impossible to feel gloomy when you’re painting musical art. Although his preference is jazz, this cool dude can rock any … Continue reading

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Piano Man

Meet Guido.  He’s a Piano Man extraordinaire.  Whether he tickles the ivories with his rendition of jazz, blues, ragtime, or honky-tonk, one thing is certain, his music is guaranteed to  chase all your blues away. The original 16″x20″ acrylic painting … Continue reading

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The Mamas and Papas

One of my favorite 60’s singing groups was The Mamas and Papas.  Those were the days of tie-dye, peace, love, drugs, sex, and rock and roll, and The Mamas and Papas were the icing on the cake.  Cass Elliot  had … Continue reading

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Bongo Man

In the 50’s and 60’s spending time in coffee houses was the “in” thing to do. I’m not talking Starbucks or Dunkin Doughnuts here, I mean the back street, backdoor, underground caverns where beatniks and beatnik wannabes shared their music … Continue reading

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