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Product Description: Hailing from the Tremé neighborhood in New Orleans, Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews got his nickname by wielding a trombone twice as long as he was high. A prodigy, he was leading his own band by age six, and today this Grammy-nominated artist headlines the legendary New Orleans Jazz Fest...read more
By Bryan Collier (illustrator)

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9781520014548 | Dvd edition (Dreamscape Media Llc, June 14, 2016), cover price $38.99 | About this edition: Hailing from the Tremé neighborhood in New Orleans, Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews got his nickname by wielding a trombone twice as long as he was high.

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9781419714658 | Harry N Abrams Inc, April 14, 2015, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: "Winner of both a Caldecott Honor and a Coretta Scott King Award, this beautiful picture book for older kids is an inspirational look at overcoming our circumstances to follow our dreams, in this case that of a young musician in New Orleans.

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Product Description: Louis Armstrong has been called the most important improviser in the history of jazz. Although his New Orleans neighborhood was poor in nearly everything else, it was rich in superb music. Young Louis took it all in, especially the cornet blowing of  Joe "King" Oliver...read more
By Lesa Cline-Ransome and James Ransome (illustrator)

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9780823434282 | Holiday House, February 1, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Louis Armstrong has been called the most important improviser in the history of jazz.

By Keith Mallett (illustrator)

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9781596439634 | Roaring Brook, June 16, 2015, cover price $17.99

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Product Description: An award-winning author and a Caldecott Medalist improvise a playful tribute to the creators of bebop—Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie.When sax player Charlie “Bird” Parker and trumpeter John “Dizzy” Gillespie make music together, they toss notes back and forth like a game of tag and chase each other with sounds...read more
By Ed Young (illustrator)

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9780763666606 | Nov edition (Candlewick Pr, February 26, 2015), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: An award-winning author and a Caldecott Medalist improvise a playful tribute to the creators of bebop—Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie.

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Product Description: Listening to Jazz offers an engaging introduction to the rich history and culture of jazz. Featuring coverage of all standard periods and genres, this text helps students understand how jazz evolved and how its various styles intersect and blend...read more

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9780199975617 | Oxford Univ Pr, February 16, 2015, cover price $69.95 | About this edition: Listening to Jazz offers an engaging introduction to the rich history and culture of jazz.

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Product Description: The winner of eleven Grammy Awards, Duke Ellington, achieved success in New York’s Cotton Club, wrote musical scores for stage plays, movies, and even composed his own short opera. This book offers a fascinating look at the life and career of a music legend.

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9780766061279 | Enslow Pub Inc, September 1, 2014, cover price $27.94 | About this edition: The winner of eleven Grammy Awards, Duke Ellington, achieved success in New York’s Cotton Club, wrote musical scores for stage plays, movies, and even composed his own short opera.

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9780766061286 | Enslow Pub Inc, September 1, 2014, cover price $12.88 | About this edition: The winner of eleven Grammy Awards, Duke Ellington, achieved success in New York’s Cotton Club, wrote musical scores for stage plays, movies, and even composed his own short opera.

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Product Description: Author Wendie C. Old weaves a rich, colorful tapestry of the life of this beloved and brilliant musician known to his fans as Satchmo. Louis Armstrong rose from poverty and a troubled childhood to set the music world on fire with his lively trumpet playing and trademark raspy singing voice...read more

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9780766061422 | Enslow Pub Inc, September 1, 2014, cover price $27.94 | About this edition: Author Wendie C.

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9780766061439 | Enslow Pub Inc, September 1, 2014, cover price $12.88 | About this edition: Author Wendie C.

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Product Description: Melba Doretta Liston loved the sounds of music from as far back as she could remember. As a child, she daydreamed about beats and lyrics, and hummed along with the music from her family s Majestic radio. At age seven, Melba fell in love with a big, shiny trombone, and soon taught herself to play the instrument...read more
By Frank Morrison (illustrator)

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9780333658017, titled "Gothic Pathologies: The Text, the Body, and the Law" | Palgrave Macmillan, June 1, 1998, cover price $189.00 | also contains Gothic Pathologies: The Text, the Body, and the Law | About this edition: This is a wide-ranging book about aspects of the Gothic, from classic texts such as Frankenstein and Wuthering Heights to contemporary fiction by Iain Banks, William Gibson and many others.

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9781600608988 | Lee & Low Books, June 20, 2014, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Melba Doretta Liston loved the sounds of music from as far back as she could remember.

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Product Description: Caldecott Medalist Chris Raschka shares his love of jazz great Sun Ra, just in time to mark the centennial of the musician’s birth. Jazz musician Sun Ra (1914–1993) always said that he came from Saturn. Being from another planet, he was naturally intrigued by everything earthly — especially music, because music is the one thing on Earth most like the stars...read more

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9780763658069 | Candlewick Pr, May 13, 2014, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Caldecott Medalist Chris Raschka shares his love of jazz great Sun Ra, just in time to mark the centennial of the musician’s birth.

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Product Description: Jazz was born on the streets, grew up in the clubs, and will die—so some fear—at the university. Facing dwindling commercial demand and the gradual disappearance of venues, many aspiring jazz musicians today learn their craft, and find their careers, in one of the many academic programs that now offer jazz degrees...read more

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9780226125053 | Univ of Chicago Pr, May 5, 2014, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Jazz was born on the streets, grew up in the clubs, and will die—so some fear—at the university.

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9780226125190 | Univ of Chicago Pr, May 5, 2014, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Jazz was born on the streets, grew up in the clubs, and will die—so some fear—at the university.

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Product Description: It wasn't soft/It wasn't black/It wasn't sweet/It wasn't white/It was swing. Brought together by the love of playing jazz music, Teddy Wilson and Benny Goodman broke the color barrier in entertainment when they formed the Benny Goodman Trio with Gene Krupa...read more
By James E. Ransome (illustrator)

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9781633793613, titled "Benny Goodman & Teddy Wilson: Taking the Stage As the First Black-and-White Jazz Band in History" | Dvd edition (Dreamscape Media Llc, December 30, 2014), cover price $38.99

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9781633795198, titled "Benny Goodman & Teddy Wilson: Taking the Stage As the First Black-and-White Jazz Band in History" | Unabridged edition (Dreamscape Media Llc, December 30, 2014), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: It wasn't soft/It wasn't black/It wasn't sweet/It wasn't white/It was swing.

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9780823423620, titled "Benny Goodman & Teddy Wilson: Taking the Stage As the First Black-and-White Jazz Band in History" | Holiday House, January 14, 2014, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A stunning picture book celebrates the first widely seen integrated jazz performance: the debut of the Benny Goodman quartet with Teddy Wilson in 1936 Chicago.

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Product Description: What is a popular kind of music that originated in the United States? The answer is Jazz. Mixing folk and blues influences, talented artists from Scott Joplin to Wynton Marsalis have kept jazz at the forefront of the American music scene...read more

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9781464402715 | Enslow Pub Inc, September 1, 2013, cover price $12.88 | About this edition: What is a popular kind of music that originated in the United States?

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9780766041660 | Enslow Pub Inc, September 1, 2013, cover price $33.27 | About this edition: What is a popular kind of music that originated in the United States?

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Product Description: (Book). The prolific Scott Yanow has outdone even himself with this book, the most comprehensive guide to jazz guitarists ever published. With hundreds of dossiers and discographies on every major (and not so major) jazz guitar player of note, arranged in encyclopedia fashion, this is the final stop on anyone's tour of six-string wizards working the swinging side of the street...read more

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9781617130236 | Backbeat Books, April 1, 2013, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: (Book).

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Product Description: The childhood of Louis Armstrong was as fascinating as the great musician himself-and this chapter book biography tells it like never before. Play, Louis, Play! is written from the point of view of Louis' closest companion throughout his youth-his horn! In a jazz-inflected, exuberant voice, this unusual narrator tells it all, starting with the small New Orleans hock shop where little Louis bought his first trumpet for five hard-earned dollars...read more

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9781599903750 | Bloomsbury USA, December 7, 2010, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: The childhood of Louis Armstrong was as fascinating as the great musician himself-and this chapter book biography tells it like never before.

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9781599909943 | Bloomsbury USA, January 8, 2013, cover price $5.99 | About this edition: The childhood of Louis Armstrong was as fascinating as the great musician himself-and this chapter book biography tells it like never before.

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Product Description: "Music has been in my blood from the day I was born," said Louis Armstrong. He rose from a troubled childhood and a life of poverty to set the music world on fire. Armstrong's lively trumpet playing, trademark "scat" singing, and natural talent for showmanship dazzled audiences for more than fifty years...read more

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9781464402005 | Enslow Elementary, January 1, 2013, cover price $9.35 | also contains Louis Armstrong: King of Jazz, Louis Armstrong: King of Jazz | About this edition: "Music has been in my blood from the day I was born," said Louis Armstrong.

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9780766041066 | Enslow Elementary, January 1, 2013, cover price $22.60 | About this edition: "Music has been in my blood from the day I was born," said Louis Armstrong.

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Product Description: "Music has been in my blood from the day I was born," said Louis Armstrong. He rose from a troubled childhood and a life of poverty to set the music world on fire. Armstrong's lively trumpet playing, trademark "scat" singing, and natural talent for showmanship dazzled audiences for more than fifty years...read more

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9781464402005 | Enslow Elementary, January 1, 2013, cover price $9.35 | also contains Louis Armstrong: King of Jazz, Louis Armstrong: King of Jazz | About this edition: "Music has been in my blood from the day I was born," said Louis Armstrong.

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Product Description: "Music has been in my blood from the day I was born," said Louis Armstrong. He rose from a troubled childhood and a life of poverty to set the music world on fire. Armstrong's lively trumpet playing, trademark "scat" singing, and natural talent for showmanship dazzled audiences for more than fifty years...read more

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9781464402005 | Enslow Elementary, January 1, 2013, cover price $9.35 | also contains Louis Armstrong: King of Jazz, Louis Armstrong: King of Jazz | About this edition: "Music has been in my blood from the day I was born," said Louis Armstrong.

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Product Description: Growing up, John was a seeker. He wondered about spirit, and the meaning of life. And whether music could be a key to unlocking those mysteries. Like his grandfather’s preaching and his parents’ songs, could John’s music bring people closer to God?     Told in moving prose and powerfully illustrated, this is the story of a shy, curious boy from a deeply religious family who grew up to find solace and inspiration in his own unique approach to both spirituality and music...read more
By Rudy Gutierrez (illustrator)

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9780547239941 | Clarion Books, October 23, 2012, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Growing up, John was a seeker.

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9781612282701 | Mitchell Lane Pub Inc, August 15, 2012, cover price $29.95

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Product Description: Biography of famous Jazz composer written for ages 10-13.

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9781612282725 | Mitchell Lane Pub Inc, June 15, 2012, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Biography of famous Jazz composer written for ages 10-13.

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9781612282688 | Mitchell Lane Pub Inc, August 17, 2012, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Biography of famous Jazz composer written for ages 10-13.

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Product Description: Biography of famous Jazz composer written for readers ages 10-13.

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9781612282640 | Mitchell Lane Pub Inc, June 1, 2012, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Biography of famous Jazz composer written for readers ages 10-13.

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9781612282657 | Mitchell Lane Pub Inc, June 1, 2012, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Biography of famous Jazz composer written for ages 10-13.

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Product Description: Biography of famous Jazz composer written for ages 10-13.
By Rice

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9781612282664 | Mitchell Lane Pub Inc, June 1, 2012, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Biography of famous Jazz composer written for ages 10-13.

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Product Description: Born in a poor, dangerous section of New Orleans known as The Battlefield, Louis Armstrong overcame tremendous odds to become one of the most important musicians of the 20th century. From his 1920s-era Hot Five recordings, which forever changed the face of jazz, to such latter-day pop hits as Hello, Dolly! and the well-known What a Wonderful World, Armstrong enjoyed a remarkable career that spanned more than five decades...read more

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9781604138337 | Chelsea House Pub, January 1, 2011, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Born in a poor, dangerous section of New Orleans known as The Battlefield, Louis Armstrong overcame tremendous odds to become one of the most important musicians of the 20th century.

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