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Duke Ellington His Life in Jazz with 21 Activities

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ISBN-10: 1556527241

ISBN-13: 9781556527241

Edition: 2009

Authors: Stephanie Stein Crease, Stephanie Stein Crease

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Celebrating one of the most influential figures in jazz, this comprehensive biography incorporates the legendary Duke Ellington's talents into engaging activities for children. Enlisting the musician's gifts as a pianist, composer, and band leader, this interdisciplinary approach shows how to create a ragtime rhythm, make a washtub bass, write song lyrics, dance the Lindy Hop, and even design an album cover. Exploring Ellington's life and career, this activity guide includes information on additional topics such as the Harlem Renaissance, the musical evolution of jazz, and how technology has changed over the yearsfrom piano rolls and record albums to CDs, television, and portable music…    
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Chicago Review Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/1/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 140
Size: 11.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English