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How Jelly Roll Morton Invented Jazz Jonah Winter

How Jelly Roll Morton Invented Jazz

Jonah Winter

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ISBN : 9781596439634
Hardcover
32 pages
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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 Americas early jazz heroes inMoreIn 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 Americas 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