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Oscar Peterson

The Man and His Jazz

by Jack Batten
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 10 to 100
  • Grade: 5 to 17
tagged: music, prejudice & racism

Called the "Maharaja of the keyboard" by Duke Ellington, Oscar Peterson released over 200 recordings, won seven Grammy Awards, received the Order of Canada and is considered to have been one of the greatest jazz pianists of all time. This new biography from award-winning author Jack Batten, promises to tell Oscar Peterson's story in acomplete, com …

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Out of Darkness Teachers' Guide

Dundurn Teachers' Guide

by Kate Kostandoff
  • age: 12 to 15
  • Grade: 7 to 10
tagged: music, special needs, history

The Teacher’s Guide to accompany Out of Darkness by Cindy Watson.
Short-listed for the 2011 Golden Oak Award
From the moment three-year-old Jeff Healey first laid a guitar across his lap in what was to become his signature style, it was clear he was no ordinary kid. Losing both eyes to retinoblastoma, a rare form of cancer, opened a door to a …

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Out of Darkness

The Jeff Healey Story

by Cindy Watson
edition: eBook
  • age: 12 to 15
  • Grade: 7 to 10
tagged: music, special needs, history

Short-listed for the 2011 Golden Oak Award
From the moment three-year-old Jeff Healey first laid a guitar across his lap in what was to become his signature style, it was clear he was no ordinary kid. Losing both eyes to retinoblastoma, a rare form of cancer, opened a door to another world for Jeff, a newly adopted infant. Out of darkness he crea …

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Hip Hop World

A Groundwork Guide

by Dalton Higgins, series edited by Jane Springer
edition: eBook
  • age: 0
  • Grade: p to 17
tagged: rap & hip hop, sociology

A fascinating look at hip hop, the world’s most popular music, and what it means to young people all over the globe, written by an acclaimed pop-culture critic. An excellent introduction to hip hop for young adults.

Hip hop is arguably the predominant global youth subculture of this generation. In this book Dalton Higgins takes vivid snapshots …

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