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Travels with Louis

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ISBN-10: 1935248367

ISBN-13: 9781935248361

Edition: N/A

Authors: Mick Carlon

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"When Louis was home in Queens, neighborhood kids would gather around as he brought them into jazz. His music still vibrantly lives around the world, and his spirit of humaneness lives inTravels with Louisby Mick Carlon, teacher of jazz to the young of all ages."—Nat Hentoff"Thanks to his friendship with the great Louis Armstrong, twelve-year old Fred sees his world expand from ice cream and baseball in Queens to jazz at the Village Vanguard, a civil rights sit-in in Nashville, and ecstatic concerts in London and Paris. A wonderful story, which rings true on many levels."—Michael Cogswell, director, Louis Armstrong House Museum"Carlon is driven by a love divided evenly between the subject…    
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Book details

List price: $9.99
Publisher: Leapfrog Press
Publication date: 9/4/2012
Binding: E-Book 
Pages: 240
Language: English

MICK CARLON is a 27-year veteran English teacher and columnist for Jazz Times who believes that jazz music is America’s greatest contribution to world culture. Once a week in his classroom, Carlon incorporates jazz by using his favorite tunes to explore American culture of the 20th century. His first novel, "Riding on Duke's Train," about Duke Ellington, has been endorsed by many of the great jazz critics, including Nat Hentoff, Brian Morton, and Jack Bradley.