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The Sound That Jazz Makes
by Carole Boston Weatherford, Illustrated by Eric Velasquez

Publication Date: May 30, 2000
List Price: $16.95
Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
Classification: Nonfiction
Target Age Group: Picture Book
ISBN13: 9780802787200
Imprint: Walker Childrens
Publisher: Walker and Co
Parent Company: Walker and Co
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A symphony of sound and color, The Sound That Jazz Makes is an eloquently rendered celebration of a remarkable heritage. Author Carole Boston Weatherford’s lyrical stanzas combine with the power of luminous oil paintings by Coretta Scott King New Talent winner, Eric Velasquez (The Piano Man) to trace the development of jazz. From African forests to wooden slave ships to Harlem nightclubs, the tragic and joyous legacy of the African-American experience gives jazz its passion and spirit.



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