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Jazz Portraits, Part 1

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I got my start drawing superheroes, but music has always been my true inspiration. I've worked as a designer and illustrator for several advertising agencies and music labels & as an art director as well for high profile music-related projects, including creating posters for Jazz Appreciation Month, The Newport Jazz Festival, The Jacksonville Jazz Festival and creating jazz album covers for artists such as Christian McBride, Kevin Eubanks, and Wynton Marsalis. My first children's book, Birth of The Cool: How Miles Davis Found His Sound, was published by Page Street Books in 2019 and received a starred review from Kirkus. I was born and raised in Staten Island, father to two magnificent boys (whom I call affectionately my "two knuckleheads") and I still live and work in New York, surrounded by books, my jazz vinyl collection & my favorite Spider-Man, Batman and Black Panther action figures.
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