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Jazz Vision Trio
Visionary American Jazz master Dave Liebman , French pianist Jean- Marie Machado, and American multimedia visual artist Barbara Januszkiewicz have teamed up in a wordless conversation, each in their own language responding to the other in a dialogue of musical notes and paint. Liebman’s solo saxophone artistry on his Colors album is the inspiration for the kaleidoscope of color, images, and brushstrokes Januszkiewicz captures moment by moment on her canvas. As they play off each other’s voice or visual expression in an ever-changing musical palette, the music takes on a visual rhythm and colorful beat and transforms the way you look at a painting or listen to jazz music.
Abstract painting, especially when it involves a lot of shapes
and colors is as close to jazz as any other art form can be.
When I play, it is the shades of emotion and degrees of
tension and release that I am involved with, much like the
visual artist. We are on the same plane. Dave Liebman
The Jazz Vision Project: “ I remember back in the ‘60s at so-
called “happenings” when a painter would do their thing, while
I played and a dancer improvised …all at the same time. “
“Jazz vision is a wordless conversation between musical
notes and visual expressions.” Barbie Januszkiewicz
“ Liebman's sound offers me an visual expressions in an
ever-changing musical palette “ Jazz can be a blank canvas
full of possibilities.” Barbara Januszkiewicz
“Jazz is the art of thinking out loud.” Barb Januszkiewicz
“Jazz vision is the fusion of music and art a real paradox of
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