Celebrating Oliver Jones: The Homage Mural by Dan Buller and Five Eight

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Title: Hommage à Oliver Jones

Creators: Dan Buller – Five Eight

Creator Lifespan: Unknown/Inconnu

Creator Nationality: Canadian

Creator Gender: Male

Date: 2014-08-01/2014-09-01

Location Created: 2185 Lionel-Groulx Ave, Montreal, Canada

Honoring a Montreal Icon: Oliver Jones

In a heartfelt tribute to the legendary Montreal pianist and teacher, Oliver Jones, MU embarked on a project that would immortalize his immense talent. Marking the 80th anniversary of Jones on September 11th, 2014, the mural titled “Hommage à Oliver Jones” became a beacon of artistic homage in Little Burgundy, the neighborhood where Jones himself grew up.

Creators of the Homage: Dan Buller and Five Eight

The creative minds behind this striking mural are none other than Dan Buller and Five Eight, muralists with a passion for capturing the essence of their subjects. Together, they embarked on the challenge of paying tribute to Oliver Jones through their artistry.

A Glimpse into Oliver Jones’ Legacy

Oliver Jones, a great Montrealer, left an indelible mark on the world of music. As a pianist and teacher, his contributions to jazz and his influence on generations of musicians were profound. The mural, located near the Parc des Jazzmen on Habitations Albert, serves as a visual narrative of Jones’ legacy.

Details of the Homage Mural

  • Date of Creation: The mural came to life between August 1st and September 1st, 2014.
  • Location: 2185 Lionel-Groulx Ave, Montreal, Canada
  • Techniques Used: The mural is a testament to the versatility of artistic expression, utilizing paint, latex, and spray paint to create a vibrant and captivating visual narrative.

Immersive Artistry at 2185 Lionel-Groulx Ave

The chosen location for the mural, 2185 Lionel-Groulx Ave, Montreal, serves as a canvas that not only celebrates the life of Oliver Jones but also adds a touch of artistic flair to the urban landscape. The mural invites passersby to immerse themselves in the rich cultural tapestry that Montreal represents.

External Link for Further Exploration

For those eager to explore the project further, MU provides an external link where additional details and insights into the creation of “Hommage à Oliver Jones” can be discovered.

Conclusion: A Timeless Homage

“Hommage à Oliver Jones” stands not just as a mural but as a timeless homage to a cultural icon. Dan Buller and Five Eight’s collaborative effort beautifully captures the spirit of Oliver Jones, ensuring that his legacy resonates through the streets of Montreal for generations to come.

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