Ray Skalski Creates “Windy” Portrait Of Buddy Rich

We recently brought to you several portraits of jazz legends by jazz trombonist and artist Ray Skalski. As the pandemic continues, Ray continues to use art as a release from the lack of opportunities to perform jazz live. (Read more in our original story here: Portraits of Jazz Legends) Recently, Skalski centered on the legendary […]

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Raymond Skalski Completes Portrait “La Fiesta” Honoring Chick Corea

When Raymond Skalski found out about the recent death of Chick Corea, he was compelled as an artist to do what he has dedicated time to during the pandemic. In lieu of performing jazz music as a trombonist, he has turned to portrait artistry of jazz legends. (Read more in this recent article: Jazz Artist […]

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Community Pride Takes Place At Spontaneous Combustion: Art Meets Jazz

Over a three-hour period, a steady flow of people poured into the Expo68 Art & Design Gallery on Saturday, October 6 to view magnificent art inspired by jazz.  Eleven prominent Greater Buffalo artists drew inspiration from the music of jazz, as well as, personalities in jazz.  The gathering and exhibition sparked a welcomed spontaneous feeling […]

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