Welcome To Jazz by Carolyn Sloan
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Reading level age: 4 - 8 years
10.2 x 0.6 x 11.8 inches
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published by Workman Publishing Company
Welcome To Jazz by Carolyn Sloan.
Discover the wonders of jazz: How to get in the groove, what it means to play a solo, and the joy of singing along in a call-and-response. In this interactive swing-along picture book with 12 sound chips, you’ll hear the instruments of jazz—the rhythm section with its banjo, drums, and tuba, and the leads, like the clarinet, trumpet, and trombone. And you’ll hear singers scat, improvising melodies with nonsense syllables like be-bop and doo-we-ah!
Along the way, you’ll learn how this unique African American art form started in New Orleans, and how jazz changed over time as innovative musicians like King Oliver, Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, and Billie Holiday added their own ideas to it.
This book includes a free signed bookplate when purchased from November 14 to December 31, 2020.
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Carolyn Sloan is the author of Welcome to the Symphony and Welcome to Jazz. A songwriter and musician, she writes music for theater, television, and children. She is also a music educator at the Berkeley Carroll School in Brooklyn, NY, where she lives with her family. As a teacher and conductor, Carolyn values having children experience music through the joy of actual music-making, teaching them to compose, play, sing, explore, and listen with a critical ear.