Discover Jazz

Discover Jazz Discover the whole world of Jazz!   An inclusive, contextual, and student-friendly way to discover the whole world of jazz.   Discover Jazz presents an inclusive overview of the history of jazz, with balanced coverage of the contributions of men and women from around the world. Emphasizing the importance of context, the text presents the story of jazz not as a simple narrative, but as a series of encounters among musicians, historical events, musical influences, and social forces. An…

Discover Jazz, Books a la Carte

Discover Jazz, Books a la CarteFor courses in Introduction to Jazz An inclusive, contextual, and student-friendly way to discover the whole world of jazz Discover Jazz presents an inclusive overview of the history of jazz, with balanced coverage of the contributions of men and women from around the world. Emphasizing the importance of context, authors John Edward Hasse and Tad Lathrop present the story of jazz not as a simple narrative, but as a series of encounters among musicians, historical events, musical influences,…

Jazz

JazzFor courses in Introduction to Jazz An inclusive, contextual, and student-friendly way to discover the whole world of jazz Discover Jazz presents an inclusive overview of the history of jazz, with balanced coverage of the contributions of men and women from around the world. Emphasizing the importance of context, authors John Edward Hasse and Tad Lathrop present the story of jazz not as a simple narrative, but as a series of encounters among musicians, historical events, musical influences,…

Jazz

JazzThis smash-hit picture book of jazz music poems, from award-winning father-don team Walter Dean Myers and Christopher Myers, is now available in paperback. There’s a crazy syncopation /and it’s tearing through the nation / and it’s bringing sweet elation / to every single tune./ It’s Jazz/ From bebop to New Orleans, from ragtime to boogie, and every style in between, this collection of Walter Dean Myers’s energetic and engaging poems, accompanied by Christopher Myers’s bright and exhilarating …

Jazz

JazzBook has been read but is in excellent condition. No missing or damaged pages. Maybe some identifying marks on the inside cover….

The Jazz Fly (book w/ audio CD)

The Jazz Fly (book w/ audio CD)Grades pre-K through 4th. A singular story celebrating language and the improvisational spirit of jazz. While seeking directions to town, a scat-singing fly picks up the animal sounds he hears from a frog, a hog, a donkey, and dog. Late that night, at the insect jazz club, the fly uses these sounds to create a new way to play jazz. He is last seen riding off in a fine stretch limousine….

Jazz Funeral

Jazz Funeral“A genuinely moving mystery…It’s always a pleasure to spend time with Skip, a no-nonsense, level-headed heroine in a wild and reckless city.”THE BALTIMORE SUNSmack in the middle of the summer, Skip finds herself investigating the stabbling death of the universally beloved producer of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. Then the victim’s sixteen-year-old sister disappears, and Skip suspects that if the young woman isn’t herself the murderer, she’s in mortal danger from the person who is…

Jazz Anecdotes

Jazz AnecdotesWhen jazz musicians get together, they often delight one another with stories about the great, or merely remarkable, players and singers they’ve worked with. One good story leads to another until someone says, amid the laughter, “Somebody ought to write these down!” With Jazz Anecdotes, somebody finally has. Drawing on a rich verbal tradition, bassist and jazz writer Bill Crow has culled stories from interviews, biographies and autobiographies, the remarkable collection of oral histories co…

Kayla & Eli Discover Jazz

Kayla & Eli Discover JazzWhile spending a day at the park with their mom, Kayla and her little brother Eli hear jazz music for the first time, Intrigued by the music, they dash toward the band for a closer look and encounter a mysterious person who takes them on a magical tour through time to discover jazz for themselves….

This Jazz Man

This Jazz ManSNAP! BOMP! BEEDLE-DI-BOP! In this toe-tapping jazz tribute, the traditional “This Old Man” gets a swinging makeover, and some of the era’s best musicians take center stage. The tuneful text and vibrant illustrations bop, slide, and shimmy across the page as Satchmo plays one, Bojangles plays two . . . right on down the line to Charles Mingus, who plays nine, plucking strings that sound “divine.” …