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Before John Was a Jazz Giant

A Song of John Coltrane

by Carole Boston Weatherford

  • 384 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography & Autobiography - Performing Arts,
  • Music - Jazz,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction / Music / Jazz,
  • Preschool Picture Story Books,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children: Kindergarten

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsSean Qualls (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11276185M
    ISBN 100805079947
    ISBN 109780805079944
    OCLC/WorldCa172979153

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The story tells all about the sounds of John's childhood and how they inspired him to write s: Before John Was A Jazz Giant A Song of John Coltrane (Book): Weatherford, Carole Boston: Young John Coltrane was all ears. And there was a lot to hear growing up in the South in the s: 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. John Coltrane was a famous for playing jazz on his saxophone.

Learn about all the things John heard, saw, and did before he became a Jazz Giant. 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.

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“Before John was a jazz giant, he heard hambones knocking in Grandma’s pots, Daddy strumming the ukulele, and Mama cranking the phonograph.” From hambones to funeral hymns, the author identifies influential sounds created by the people and events in young Coltrane’s life.

Before John Was a Jazz Giant is a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Book and a Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year. About the Author Carole Boston Weatherford is the award-winning author of more than 50 books of poetry, nonfiction, and children's literature.

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Picture books about jazz are the oddest little critters, aren’t they. There are a surprising number of them, first of all. Weatherford’s compressed poetic homage to Coltrane’s early influences relays biographical details through metaphors evoking sound: “Before John was a jazz giant, / he heard Grandpa’s Sunday sermons, / Mama playing hymns for the senior choir, / and the scoutmaster’s call to join a band.” Five other stanzas, each beginning with the titular phrase, both convey s references.

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Before John Was a Jazz Giantis a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Book and a Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the :   Before John Was a Jazz Giant is illustrated by Sean Qualls. And same as his previous books, his artwork pleases. His color pallet and impromptu, painterly style croons. A perfect match for the subject matter.

An author’s note at the end fills in the details. Other blogs about this book: A Fuse #8 at School Library Journal. 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.

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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 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Book and a Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.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 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Book and a Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.

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