Musicians 50+ John Bruschini

© Leland Bobbé

© Leland Bobbé

Continuing my project of portraits of musicians over 50 this is jazz guitarist John Bruschini.

Musicians 50+ Handsome Dick Manitoba

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© Leland Bobbé

This is my portrait of Handsome Dick Manitoba. Handsome Dick was the lead singer in the infamous Dictators back in the CBGB days. He currently fronts The Dictators NYC and is a DJ on Sirius XM”s Underground Garage.

 

New York City Wall Art

© Leland Bobbé

© Leland Bobbé

Another from my New York City Wall Art project coming to POP International Gallery in Soho, NYC this coming Spring.

 

Musicians 50+ Peppy Castro

Peppy Castro © Leland Bobbé

Peppy Castro © Leland Bobbé

This is Peppy Castro one of the early pioneers of the Psychedelic Garage band rock era. At age 17 he was one of the founding members of the legendary rock group, The Blues Magoos. He also starred in the original Broadway production of Hair. His songs have been recorded by the likes of Diana Ross, Kiss and Cher among others.

 

Musicians 50+ Sal Maida

© Leland Bobbé

© Leland Bobbé

This is bass player Sal Maida. Sal’s played with Roxy Music, Sparks, Milk’n Cookies, and currently Cracker. I’ve known Sal since the 70’s . . .

Musicians 50+ Andy Shernoff

© Leland Bobbe

© Leland Bobbe

Continuing my Musicians 50+ this is Andy Shernoff, bass player and songwriter from NYC punk rockers The Dictators. He also played bass and sang backing vocals on Joey Ramone’s  solo album. His songs have been covered by The Ramones, Joey Ramone, Dion and Mary Weiss from The Shangri La’s.

Half-Drag Book Cover

© Leland Bobbé

© Leland Bobbé

This Half-Drag image is the cover of a newly released French novel. The female side is the front cover and the male side is the inside flap.

Musicians 50+ Desmond Sullivan

© Leland Bobbé

© Leland Bobbé

This is my portrait of Desmond Sullivan, guitar player in The Planets.

New York City Wall Art

© Leland Bobbé

© Leland Bobbé

One of my newer pieces from my New York Wall Art Series. I’m now printing 4 of these in addition to 4 Half-Drag images for POP International photo gallery in Soho, NYC.

Musicians 50+ Lisa Burns

© Leland Bobbé

© Leland Bobbé

This is singer/songwriter Lisa Burns. She’s the latest in my series of portraits in musicians over the age of 50.