Duke Ellington: The Piano Prince and His Orchestra
Illustrated By: Brian Pinkney
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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.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 32
Vendor: Hyperion
Dimensions: 11 X 8.5 (inches)
ISBN: 0786814209
ISBN-13: 9780786814206

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Duke Ellington: The Piano Prince And His Orchestra

Author Bio

Andrea Davis Pinkney has written several acclaimed picture books, works of non fiction, and novels. Her titles for middle-grade readers include Solo Girl, Raven in a Dove House, Silent Thunder, and Let It Shine: Stories of Black Women Freedom Fighters, a Coretta Scott King Honor winner. She is also the author of the picture books Alvin Ailey; Duke Ellington (a Caldecott Honor Book, Coretta Scott King Honor Book); and Ella Fitzgerald, each illustrated by her husband and frequent collaborator, Brian Pinkney. She lives with her family in Brooklyn, NY.

Brian Pinkney (www.brianpinkney.net) is the illustrator of many acclaimed books for children, including the Caldecott Honor Books Duke Ellington and The Faithful Friend, and the Coretta Scott King Award winner In the Time of the Drums.

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