Happy birthday, Benny Goodman!
Posted 3 months ago and submitted by Eric Colquhoun | Share link: http://illo.cc/96771

Happy birthday to American “King of Swing”, Benny Goodman. From 1936 until the mid-40s Goodman was the leader of most popular swing/ big bands in the United States. During an era of racial segregation, he led one of the first integrated jazz groups, his quartet and quintet.

For this portrait I wanted to give it a vintage feel by using warmer colours and emphasizing texture.



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