Before John Was A Jazz Giant

Before John Was A Jazz Giant

A Song of John Coltrane

Book - 2008
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Young John Coltrane was all ears. And there was a lot to hear growing up in the South in the 1930s: preachers praying, music on the radio, the bustling of the household. These vivid noises shaped John's own sound as a musician. Carole Boston Weatherford and Sean Qualls have composed an amazingly rich hymn to the childhood of jazz legend John Coltrane.

Before John Was a Jazz Giant is a 2009 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Book and a 2009 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.

Publisher: New York : Henry Holt, 2008
ISBN: 9780805079944
Characteristics: [26] p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm.
Additional Contributors: Qualls, Sean


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