”Jazz Title: Jazz Ambassadors
Year: 2009
Medium: Pigment ink digital print with acrylic paint on canvas bonded to board
Height x Width (Inches): 29.5 x 38
Exhibited at the Jazz Heritage Center and the Embarcadero Conference Center, San Francisco

This painting honors the Jazz Ambassadors, jazz musicians sent around the world by the State Department to represent America in the ’50s and ’60s. The musicians featured in this artwork, clockwise from the upper left, are: Dizzy Gillespie, Sarah Vaughn, Count Basie, Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington and Louis Armstrong.

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