Wednesday, September 09, 2015

Jazz books for K-2nd grade teachers

Ben's Trumpet by Rachel Isadora
Ben wants to be a trumpeter, but plays only on an imaginary instrument until one of the musicians in a neighborhood night club discovers his ambition.

Bring on the Beat by Rachel Isadora
This colorful introduction to rhythm is enhanced by the colorful, splashy illustrations.

Charlie Parker Played Be Bop by Christopher Raschka
Introduces the famous saxphonist and his style of jazz known as bebop.

Jazz Baby by Carole Boston Weatherford
A rhyming introduction to jazz instruments.

Rap a Tap Tap by Leo and Diane Dillon
Repeated phrasing: "Rap a tap tap, what do you think of that?"

The Sound That Jazz Makes by Carole Boston Weatherford
Based on the predictable cadence of "This is the house that Jack built."

This Jazz Man by Karen Ehrhardt
Based on the song: "This old man, he played one..."

Twist With a Burger, Jitter With a Bug by Linda Lowery
A rhyming, rhythmic read-aloud.

Violet's Music by Angela Johnson
The world is a lonely place for Violet, until she finds other people who love music as much as she does.

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