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How Jelly Roll Morton Invented Jazz
by Jonah Winter and Keith Mallett


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In this unusual and inventive picture book that riffs on the language and rhythms of old New Orleans, noted picture book biographer Jonah Winter ( Dizzy , Frida , You Never Heard of Sandy Koufax? ) turns his focus to one of America's early jazz heroes in this perfectly pitched book about Jelly Roll Morton.  Read more...


 
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Overview

In this unusual and inventive picture book that riffs on the language and rhythms of old New Orleans, noted picture book biographer Jonah Winter (Dizzy, Frida, You Never Heard of Sandy Koufax?) turns his focus to one of America's early jazz heroes in this perfectly pitched book about Jelly Roll Morton.

Gorgeously illustrated by fine artist Keith Mallett, a newcomer to picture books, this biography will transport readers young and old to the musical, magical streets of New Orleans at the turn of the 20th century.

A Neal Porter Book



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  • ISBN-13: 9781596439634
  • ISBN-10: 1596439637
  • Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
  • Publish Date: June 2015
  • Page Count: 32
  • Reading Level: Ages 5-8
  • Dimensions: 10.1 x 10.1 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds


Related Categories

Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Music - Jazz
Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Biography & Autobiography - Music

 
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