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Jazz day : the making of a famous photograph.

Swenar, Ryan, (producer.). Jones, Andy T., (editor of moving image work,, animator.). Orgill, Roxane, (author.). Vallejo, Francis, 1985- (illustrator.). Jackson, JD, (narrator.). White, Jason Linere, (narrator.). Butler, Ron, Jr., (narrator.). Turpin, Bahni, (narrator.). Orgill, Roxane. Based on (work) : Jazz Day. (Added Author).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 74 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States]: Dreamscape Media, LLC, 2017.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrated by JD Jackson, Jason Linere White, Ron Butler, Bahni Turpin.
Summary, etc.:
In 1958, when Esquire magazine planned an issue saluting the American jazz scene, graphic designer Art Kane pitched a crazy idea: how about gathering a group of beloved jazz musicians and photographing them in front of a Harlem brownstone? He didn't own a good camera and didn't know if any of the musicians would show up-but, in the end, he pulled it off. In this captivating collection of poems, Roxane Orgill steps into that photograph, bringing to life the musicians' mischief and quirks, their memorable style, and the vivacious atmosphere of a Harlem block full of kids on a hot summer's day. Paired with those poems, Francis Vallejo's vibrant, detailed, and wonderfully expressive paintings do further justice to the larger-than-life jazz musicians from that famous photograph.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: African American musicians > New York (State) > New York > Juvenile poetry.
Jazz musicians > New York (State) > New York > Juvenile poetry.
Jazz > New York (State) > New York > History and criticism > Juvenile poetry.
African Americans > Music > History and criticism > Juvenile poetry.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) > History > 20th century > Juvenile poetry.
Genre: Films for the hearing impaired.

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