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“WORLD PIANO DAY”

Yes, there really is such a day, and it’s today, the 88th day of the year. I decided that it’s the perfect day to “air out” PIANO MAN. The last time PIANO MAN took center stage, I had a contest … Continue reading

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“ISLAND BEAT”

This is Winston, one rockin’ conga drummer. His red-hot reggae rhythm is as cool as a tropical breeze. You can purchase the original 16″x20″ acrylic on canvas on my website: http://www.PamelaAllegretto-Franz.com Quality Giclee prints from poster size to greeting cards, … Continue reading

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SAX SEX

Today is International Saxophone Day. Yes, that’s really a “Day!” It seems International Saxophone Day is celebrated on November 6th of each year in remembrance of Antoine-Joseph (Adolphe) Sax, the inventor of the saxophone. Adolphe Sax was born on November … Continue reading

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IL PRIMO SETTEMBRE / SEPTEMBER FIRST (Encore)

On this first day of September, I felt it appropriate to share the poem SEPTEMBER FIRST written by Luciano Somma. As in all of Luciano’s poetry, we feel the sentimental spirit of one of Italy’s foremost poets. I am always … Continue reading

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CINCO DE MAYO

Pedro has been serenading outside Rita’s window for hours. She’s playing coy, but in reality, she loves the attention. Their hopes and dreams are as genuine and meaningful as yours and mine. Happy Cinco de Mayo to all of my … Continue reading

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DANCE FEVER 2

DANCE FEVER 2 Whenever I get painter’s block (that’s what I call it when my mind hits a snag, and I can’t come up with a subject for my next painting) I revert to what I call fun art. I … Continue reading

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CINCO DE MAYO

CINCO DE MAYO MEXICAN SERENADE Pedro has been serenading outside his lover’s window for hours, but she’s playing hard to get. Their hopes and dreams are as genuine and meaningful as yours and mine. Happy Cinco de Mayo to all … Continue reading

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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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SICILIAN CIARAMELLA

    Sicilian Ciaramella  The Sicilian Ciaramella is similar to the Scottish Bagpipe, however, the Sicilian instrument, made out of pigskin, is lustier in tone. Quality giclee prints from greeting card size to poster size are available on my finartamerica … Continue reading

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DANCE FEVER

  Dance Fever – Acrylic on wrapped canvas. Whenever I get painter’s block (that’s what I call it when my mind hits a snag and can’t come up with a subject for my next painting) I revert to what I … 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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