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Ella Fitzgerald —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.

Presents information about Ella Fitzgerald, from her youth mired in tragedy to her rise to stardom as one of the top jazz singers of all time.

Duke Ellington : the piano prince and his orchestra —Pinkney, Andrea Davis.

A brief recounting of the career of this jazz musician and composer who, along with his orchestra, created music that was beyond category.

Ella: my first Ella Fitzgerald —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.

Introduce your little one to the pioneering jazz singer. Told in simple sentences, this young reader edition of the best-selling series is perfect to read aloud to little dreamers.

The Cosmobiography of sun ra : the sound of joy is enlightening —Raschka, Christopher.

A one-hundredth birthday tribute to the late jazz artist explores his observations about humanity's discriminatory and violent behaviors as well as his efforts to forge world peace through music with the Sun Ra Arkestra....

Louis Armstrong jazz legend —Collins, Terry (Terry Lee)
Graphic Novel
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"Describes the life of Louis Armstrong, focusing on his rise as a pop-culture icon"--Provided by publisher.

Before John was a jazz giant : a song of John Coltrane —Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956-

A biography of John Coltrane that focuses on his childhood and adolescent years and discusses his inspirations, influences, family, the development of his musical talent, and more.

Who was Louis Armstrong? —McDonough, Yona Zeldis.

Biography of a poor boy from New Orleans who became a jazz musician who is beloved around the world.

Ella Fitzgerald : American jazz singer —Hansen, Grace, author.

"Ella Fitzgerald went from a poor girl living on the streets to the one of the greatest Jazz singers of her time and ours. This title will take readers through the grand life of Ella and show them that nothing can hold y...

Birth of the cool : how jazz great Miles Davis found his sound —Berman, Kathleen Cornell, author.

Explores the childhood and early career of the noted jazz trumpeter who gained fame performing at the first Newport Jazz Festival in 1955.

Who was Duke Ellington? —Payne, M. D. (Matthew D.), 1978- author.

"A pivotal fixture of the Harlem Renaissance, Duke Ellington was the bandleader of the historic Cotton Club and a master composer -- writing close to 3,000 songs in his lifetime and capturing the spirit of the Black expe...

Just a lucky so and so : the story of Louis Armstrong —Cline-Ransome, Lesa, author.

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, esp...

Benny Goodman & Teddy Wilson : taking the stage as the first black-and-white jazz band in history —Cline-Ransome, Lesa.

Celebrates the first widely seen integrated jazz performance: the debut of the Benny Goodman quartet with Teddy Wilson in 1936 Chicago.

Piano starts here : the young Art Tatum —Parker, Robert Andrew.

The story of the young Art Tatum, who became one of the all-time greats of jazz piano.

Charlie Parker played be bop —Raschka, Christopher.

Introduces the famous saxophonist and his style of jazz known as bebop.

Duke Ellington [the piano prince and his orchestra] —Pinkney, Andrea Davis.
Book On CD
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Duke Ellington was hailed as the "King of the Keys." This is a most fitting tribute to a great man who proudly celebrated the history of African-Americans from slavery to civil rights struggles.

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