Conversation with Paul Rogers

Monday, February 9, 2009.

His work has included posters, murals, magazine art and logos.  Only recently has he become known for his children’s picture book illustrations with two books that carry musical themes; Jazz A-B-Z: An A to Z Collection of Jazz Portraits with poems by Wynton Marsalis and the warmly illustrated Forever Young (the song by Bob Dylan).  He’s also a contributor to the Just One More Book!! Love of Reading Gallery.

On this edition, Graphic Artist and Illustrator Paul Rogers speaks with Mark about new collaborations with Wynton Marsalis, finessing with a computer and the permanence of children’s books.

Relevant links:

Just One More Book!! Love of Reading Gallery illustration by Paul Rogers.

The Bee’s Knees: Jazz ABZ (An A to Z Collection of Jazz Portraits)

Saturday, January 26, 2008.

 Jazz ABZ: An A to Z Collection of Jazz Portraits Author: Wynton Marsalis and Phil Schaap
Illustrator: Paul Rogers (on JOMB)
Published: 2007 Candlewick Press (on JOMB)
ISBN: 0763621358

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Vintage poster-style illustrations and meticulously crafted poems pay tribute to the skill, spirit and style of twenty-six jazz greats, from A to Z.

 
 

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