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"I dont know a jazz aficionado who could resist it." — "The O List," O, THE OPRAH MAGAZINE
The award-winning book by celebrated jazz composer Wynton Marsalis is now available with an exclusive art print by illustrator Paul Rogers.
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Winner of a Bologna Ragazzi Award
A Norman Sugarman Honor Book for Excellence in Childrens Biography
An International Reading Association Childrens Book Award Winner
Winner of a Lion and the Unicorn Award for Excellence in North American Poetry
Four starred reviews (BOOKLIST, KIRKUS REVIEWS, PUBLISHERS WEEKLY, SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL)
The award-winning book by celebrated jazz composer Wynton Marsalis includes an exclusive art print by Paul Rogers. Celebrating the spirit of 26 stellar jazz artists, this book is designed like an old 78 LP, with endpapers and two foldouts simulating a vintage record sleeve. Full color.
About the Author
Wynton Marsalis, trumpeter, composer, and tireless champion of jazz, is the recipient of a Pulitzer Prize and the winner of nine Grammy Awards. The artistic director for the Jazz at Lincoln Center program, he lives in New York.
Paul Rogers has created everything from billboard portraits at Dodger Stadium to a silkscreen portrait of Wynton Marsalis for the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. He lives in Pasadena, California.