THE ART OF ROMARE BEARDEN -- ILLUSTRATED SCREENPLAY & SCREENCAP GALLERY
He transposed the nuances of the music into color,
using it as a metaphor
for the improvisations and subtleties of the music.
But jazz also had a profound impact on his working method.
[Romare Bearden] You put down one color, and it calls for an answer. You have to look at it like a melody."
[Wynton Marsalis, Musician] Call and response is a basic way that music is exposed, not just jazz.