This experimental 'melting pot' of styles and techniques is the series that gave me relative fame. My 'Jazz Art' was presented in the Dutch Paviljon at World Expo Seville '92, which implied my international breakthrough. Reflection of the international acculturation process and the global integration...

dated 1989 until 2009 (click on an image to enlarge an artwork)
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Jazzy musician in green

2009

quick sketch (experiment) on hardboard

Browny, quicksketch

2008

Jazz myth  - acryl quicksketch on hardboard

Dutch Jazz in red

2007

Dutch Jazz, improvised sketch in red

Jazz Art-La Bijma

2006

Performance of La Bijma at the opening of the duo-exposition of Wendy Fields and myself, during the kick-off of the Midnight Express Jazz Festival Groningen 2006, inspired me to this painting.

Jazzy Aruban band 1

2005

Ivan Jansen and his established Aruban jazzband.  Painted in mixed media and grinded moneybills ( critic on the economic world...?!)

Jazzy Aruban band 2

2005

Aruban Jazz band in mixed media and grinded money bills (reflecting our economic world view)

Jazzy Sunset Glitters

2005

Collagelike composition with all kinds of materials and jazzy improvisations. Reflection of the international acculturation process...

Jazzy Triple portrait of Chet

2003

In my view, a 'Myth' reflecting the globsalisation and degeneration/breakdown in general; but also personal dynamism, passion and 'obsession'.

Jazzy Dizzy

2000

Dizzy and his 'weird', but very personal 'twisted trompet'!

Jazzy bread crumbs...

2000

A painting with real breadcrumbs and all kinds of jazzy materials. The international acculturation process also knows her dissipations and madness...

Jazzy Candy on Aruba

1999

I know Candy as a very nice person who was very willing to let me make pictures and sketches of her for my paintings during her rehearsals on Aruba

Aruban Latin Jazz festival

1995

Aruban Latin Jazz festival was inspired by the North Sea Jazz Festival, I believe...

Sharon Rose

1994

Aruban singer

Dizzy Gillespy and me...

1993

The few personal meetings I had with Dizzy were inspiring.

Jazzy Bill Evans in Rumania

1993

International acculturation process in the widest sence of the word, through music, Jazz and Art , being reflected as well as I can in this painting.

Dutch jazz, Achterbeek

1993

The jazzy international acculturation is also in process in Holland.

Jazzy - Dutch Jazz dualism

1992

Contradictions and a lot of 'jazz' in the Dutch Jazz - interpretations, yet still exciting..
Possibly the 'Poldermodel' at it's best?

Jazz Art - Denise in Green

1992

An experimental composition in green where colour, sound and singer are molded, as well  I can, into a Jazz Art painting.

Dutch Jazz Willem Breuker

1992

Dutch Jazz, reflection of the spirit of the times...

Jazz Art - Denise in Black

1992

An experimental composition in black of an admirable woman, daughter of a preacherman... with a realistic worldview.

jazzy potpourri 6

1991

Series 'Jazzy potpourri' is a melting pot of styles and techniques just like ij Jazz...

Jazzy experiment on etch

1992

Aquatint with chalk and acrylic paint and random materials with technical improvisations.

Jazzy singer

1992

Improvised jazzy composition... collagelike fusion of styles and techniques.

Jazzy Caribbean experiment

1992

The Caribbean melting pot

Jazzy potpourri 7

1991

international acculturation process

Jazzy potpourri 1

1991

A crucible of styl;es and techniques as is suitable for jazz....

Jazzy archetypical sounds 2

1991

Recycling linoleum into unique jazzy expressions is an attempt to reflect the jazzy integration process in time and space...

Jazzy archetypical sounds 1

1991

Recycling linoleum into unique primitive, jazzy expression is for me the essence of reflecting the universal integration process...

Jazzy Miles in red

1991

Miles Davis, in the first place 'experimental' and avantgarde; improvisations in red.

Jazzy - Dutch Jazz, Denise in green

1991

Denise Jannah, a diva of the ex-oversea Kingdom Suriname is, in my eyes, one of the most talented singers in the actual Dutch Jazz.

Jazzy - Blue purple magic

1990

Magical funnel-function and reflection of a cultural melting pot in Jazz.

Jazzy - Yellow paradox

1990

Apparently not compatible paradoxes (dualism) between collective and individual initiatives, in the broadest sence of the word

Jazzy - Song of destiny

1989

Jazzy imaginary composition.