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The Music in George’s Head

The Music in George’s Head

by Suzanne Slade

George Gershwin heard music all the time—at home, at school, even on New York City’s busy streets. Classical, ragtime, blues, and jazz—George’s head was filled with a whole lot of razzmatazz! With rhythmic swirls of words and pictures, author Suzanne Slade and illustrator Stacy Innerst beautifully reveal just how brilliantly Gershwin combined various kinds of music to create his masterpiece, Rhapsody in Blue, a surprising and whirlwind composition of notes, sounds, and one long wail of a clarinet.


Ages: 9-11
Illustrated by: Stacy Innerst
ISBN: 9781629790992
Price: $17.95
Published by: Boyds Mills Press

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