Jazz ABZ An A to Z Collection of Jazz Portraits by Wynton Marsalis

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Published by Candlewick .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Jazz musicians,
  • Music - Jazz,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Juvenile Poetry,
  • Children: Grades 1-2,
  • Jazz,
  • Poetry - General,
  • Juvenile Fiction / Performing Arts,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Music,
  • Children"s poetry, American

Edition Notes

Book details

ContributionsPhil Schaap (Contributor), Paul Rogers (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages76
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8036262M
ISBN 100763621358
ISBN 109780763621353

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