Side by Side
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Have you ever felt a beat from your heart to your toes? It catches you by surprise you want to jump out of your seat. Your feet can't stop tapping. You hum right along. Before you know you're a part of the music. It's swing, it's bebop, it's jazz. Two musicians, Thelonious Monk and John Coltrane felt that rhythm and beat from their hearts to their toes. That beat filled them up so much it spilled out into their music. Side by Side is the story of two jazz legends who were born in North Carolina and went on to change the course of music forever.
Indigo Sea Press, 9781630662493, 30pp.
Publication Date: February 21, 2017
About the Author
For author Diane Silcox Jarrett, Side by Side is her fourth non-fiction title for children. Fascinated by history from her childhood, she enjoys writing creative historical stories for young readers. Inspired by her audience, Diane is a writer in residence as well as freelance and magazine writer. She lives outside Raleigh, North Carolina, with her family. Illustrator Carol Moates has devoted her life to painting and teaching art. Carol teaches from her own studio and in a variety of other settings. She is one of the better known artists and instructors in the Piedmont of North Carolina, where she lives with her husband.