"THE SOUND OF A HORN" drawings by Mike Parsons
"The Sound of a Horn" is a series of pen and ink drawings depicting legendary jazz musicians. Each drawing combines traditional portraiture with experimental cartoons. The likeness of a jazz hero is made up of tiny cartoons inspired by the musicians compositions. The series includes Eric Dolphy, John Coltraine, Louis Armstrong, Sum Ra, Billie Holiday, and Miles Davis. The original artworks are on display at Sublime Cafe, 219 Augusta Ave. Kensington Market, Toronto. until Sept/ 08. The Sublime cafe is the perfect home for these works as the cafe specializes in Jazz, featuring an extensive and rare record collection available for request or purchase, as well as live music on sundays.