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Piano Starts Here

By: Robert Andrew Parker
illustrated by: Robert Andrew Parker
Formats: eBook
Imprint: Schwartz & Wade
ISBN: 9780307983558
2012-12-19 - $9.99

Regardless of whether they’ve heard of jazz or Art Tatum, young readers will appreciate how Parker uses simple, lyrical storytelling and colorful and energetic ink-and-wash illustrations to show the world as young Art Tatum might have seen it. Tatum came from modest beginnings and was nearly blind, but his passion for the piano and his acute memory for any sound that he heard drove him to become a virtuoso who was revered by both classical and jazz pianists alike. Included in the back matter is a biography and bibliography.