by Walter Dean Myers, Illustrated by Christopher Myers
- A Top 150 African-American Children’s Book
- 1 Time AALBC.com Bestselling Book!
- Coretta Scott King Award Winning Book 2007
Publication Date: Sep 28, 2008
List Price: $12.95
Format: Paperback, 48 pages
Target Age Group: Picture Book
Imprint: Holiday House
Publisher: Holiday House
Parent Company: Holiday House, Inc.
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This smash-hit picture book of jazz music poems, from award-winning father-don team Walter Dean Myers and Christopher Myers, is now available in paperback. There’s a crazy syncopation /and it’s tearing through the nation / and it’s bringing sweet elation / to every single tune./ It’s Jazz/ From bebop to New Orleans, from ragtime to boogie, and every style in between, this collection of Walter Dean Myers’s energetic and engaging poems, accompanied by Christopher Myers’s bright and exhilarating paintings, celebrates different styles of the American art form, jazz. "JAZZ" takes readers on a musical journey from jazz’s beginnings to the present day. Includes time line and jazz glossary.