Merryl Jaye Studio
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Jazz Portraits
Oil on Canvas Paintings by Merryl Jaye

Declaration: A selected number of paintings are renderings
based on copywrited photographs and used with permission

     
John Coltrane   Oscar Peterson
John Coltrane   Oscar Peterson
     
     
Nina Simone   Lester Young
Nina Simone   Lester Young
     
     
Lena Horne   Joe Williams
Lena Horne   Joe Williams
     
     
Chico Hamilton   Billie Holiday
Chico Hamilton   Billie Holiday
     
     
Chet Baker     Gerry Mulligan
Chet Baker   Gerry Mulligan
     
     
Young Lester Young   Charllie Parker
Young Lester Young   Charlie Parker
     
     
Lou Rawls   Dizzy Gillespie
Lou Rawls   Dizzy Gillespie
     
     
  Lou Rawls
George Gershwin   Lou Rawls
     
     
Glenn Miller  
Glenn Miller   Tommy Dorsey
     
     
Coleman Hawkins   Nat King Cole
Coleman Hawkins   Nat King Cole
     
     
Cab Calloway   Dexter Gordon
Cab Calloway   Dexter Gordon
     
     
Ray Charles   Billie Holiday
Ray Charles   Billie Holiday
     
     
Jon Hendricks   Miles Davis
Jon Hendricks   Miles Davis
     
     
Buddy Rich   Benny Goodman and Gene Krupa
Buddy Rich   Benny Goodman and Gene Krupa
     
     
Charles Mingus   Rahsaan Roland Kirk
Charles Mingus   Rahsaan Roland Kirk
     
     
James Moody   Roy Eldridge
James Moody   Roy Eldridge
     
     
Julie London   Bill Evans
Julie London   Bill Evans
     
     
Gerry Milligan   Chet Baker
Gerry Mulligan   Chet Baker
     
     
Art Tatum   Max Roach
Art Tatum   Max Roach
     
     
Ernie Andrews   Buddy Collette
Ernie Andrews   Buddy Collette
     
     
Herb Jeffries   Clifford Brown
Herb Jeffries   Clifford Brown
     
     
Stanley Clarke   Wayman Tisdale
Stanley Clarke   Wayman Tisdale
     
     
Bud Shank   Art Blakey
Bud Shank   Art Blakey
     
     
Count Basie   Ella Fitzgerald
Count Basie   Ella Fitzgerald
     
     
Terry Gibbs   Stan Kenton
Terry Gibbs   Stan Kenton
     
     
Bill Henderson   Kenny Burrell
Bill Henderson   Young Kenny Burrell
     
     
McCoy Tyner   Ernie Watts
McCoy Tyner   Ernie Watts
     
     
Art Pepper   Dizzy Gillespie
Art Pepper   Dizzy Gillespie
     
     
Johnny Mandel   Sarah Vaughan
Johnny Mandel
{composer-arranger-writer}
  Sarah Vaughan
     
     
Mose Allison   Kenny Burrell
Mose Allison   Kenny Burrell
     
     
Lani and Herb   Herb Alpert
Herb Alpert and Lani Hall   Herb Alpert
     
     
Lionel Hampton   D'Jango Reinhardt
Lionel Hampton   D'Jango Reinhardt
     
     
Charlie Mingus   Louie Belson
Charlie Mingus   Louie Belson
     
     
Stephane Grappelli   Thelonious Monk
Stephane Grappelli   Thelonious Monk
     
     
Diana Krall   Miles Davis
Diana Krall   Miles Davis
     
     
Wayne Shorter   Michael Buble
Wayne Shorter   Michael Buble
     
     
Henry Mancini   Johnny Mercer
Henry Mancini   Johnny Mercer
     
     
Herbie Mann   Bud Shank
Herbie Mann   Bud Shank
     
     
Harry Connick Jr.   Diana Krall
Harry Connick Jr.   Diana Krall
     
     
Gerry Mulligan   Toots Theilemans
Gerry Mulligan   Toots Theilemans
     
     
Stan Kenton   Stan Getz
Stan Kenton   Stan Getz
     
     
Milt Jackson   Louis Armstrong
Milt Jackson   Louis Armstrong
     
     
Chick Corea   George Benson
Chick Corea   George Benson
     
     
Shelly Mann   Al Jarreau
Shelly Manne   Al Jarreau
     
     
Stan Kenton   Maynard Ferguson
Stan Kenton   Maynard Ferguson
     
     
Quincey Jones   Jack Sheldon
Quincy Jones   Jack Sheldon
     
     
Nancy Wilson   Duke Ellington
Nancy Wilson   Duke Ellington
     
     
Harry James   Duke Ellington
Harry James   Duke Ellington
     
     
Ramsey Lewis   Benny Goodman
Ramsey Lewis   Benny Goodman
     
The Rat Pack   Cannonball Adderly
The Rat Pack   Cannonball Adderley
     
Dave Brubeck   Dave Pell
Dave Brubeck   Dave Pell with Lester Youngs' horn
     
     
Bobby Brookmeyer   Miles Davis
Bobby Brookmeyer   Miles Davis
     
     
Bill Holman   June Christy
Bill Holman   June Christy
     
     
Stan Kenton   Arturo Sanodval
Stan Kenton   Arturo Sanodval
     
Joe   YOung Bud Shank
Joe Pass   Young Bud Shank
     
     
Gerry Mulligan   Bill Holman
Gerry Mulligan   Bill Holman
     
     
Gerald Wilson   Clark Terry
Gerald Wilson   Clark Terry
     
     
Miles Davis   John Coltrane
Miles Davis   John Coltrane
     
     
Gerald Wilson   Freddie Hubbard
Gerald Wilson   Freddie Hubbard
     
     
frank sinatra   Sammy Davis Jr.
Frank Sinatra   Sammy Davis Jr.
     
     
Herbie Hancock   Sonny Rollins
Herbie Hancock   Sonny Rollins
     
     
Michael Buble   Dinah Washington
Michael Buble   Dinah Washington
     
     
Bud Powell   Art Farmer
Bud Powell   Art Farmer
     
     
Wes Montgomery   John Heard
Wes Montgomery   John Heard
     
     
Shorty Rogers   tony bennett
Shorty Rogers   Tony Bennett
     
     
Ray Brown   Woody Herman
Ray Brown   Woody Herman
     
     
Wynton Marsalis   Miles Davis
Wynton Marsalis   Miles Davis
     
     
Dextor Gordon, Buddy Rich, Clifford Brown, Stan Kenton, Wynton Marsalis (c) Herman Leonard Photography/CTSIMAGES.com
Julie London, Thelonious Monk, Shelly Manne (c) Ray Avery/CTSIMAGES.com
Milt Jackson, Duke Ellingtion (c) K Abe /CTSIMAGES.com
Stephane Grappelli (c) Rolf Ambor/CTSIMAGES.com
Nina Simone, Roland Kirk, Louie Armstrong: based on photography by David Redfern
 
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