Swirling, movement-filled scratchboard illustrations complement the rhythmic, jazz-styled text that reads like a song. Learn about the music of Duke Ellington with this fantastic introduction to 'The Duke!'
Duke Ellington's brilliant music was key to swing, jazz, big-band, and other modern styles of music. Kids will love learning about a fun musical style while also learning about one of the most influential African-American musicians of the mid-1900s. 32 pages, softcover. Grades 5 & up.