Hot Jazz Special
Grab your porkpie hat and groove to the swinging artwork and syncopated text of this introduction to nine of the hottest jazz artists of all time.
Join young Henry at the Body & Soul Cafe and enter a world of hipsters, flipsters, and finger-poppin' daddies—where to jump is to jive and to bop is to be! Some of the greatest names in jazz are about to hit the scene, ready to blow those blues away. Meet Jelly Roll Morton, Django Reinhardt, Walter Page, Louis Armstrong, Benny Goodman, Gene Krupa, Billie Holliday, Charlie Parker, and Duke Ellington, all on one stage for a night you'll never forget. Jonny Hannah has created a one-night special of red-hot rhymes and bold poster-style art that captures the rhythms and feel of jazz for newcomers and fans alike. Musicians' biographies at the end offer suggested listening for savoring the true flavor of each cat's style.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - vwhitt - LibraryThing
This is one busy book! The illustrator covered every inch of the page with an image and every time you look at the page something different pops out at you. What's great about this book is readers are ... Read full review
Review: Hot Jazz SpecialUser Review - Kristin Sprague - Goodreads
If I bought this book, I would have to buy the cd that goes with it. I liked how different the book was from the average children's picture book, but it would have been even better if I had the music on as I read the book, which is how the author intended it to be read. Read full review