The Apprenticeship of Jelly Roll Morton, 1971
Thank You... For F.U.M.L. (Funking Up My Life) (detail), 1978
Romare Bearden's Piano Lesson (detail), 1983
Riffs, vamps, thematic variations and call and response are endemic to blues and jazz. Those devices also served as signature elements in the work of … Read More "Romare Bearden: Themes & Variations"