Little Melba and Her Big Trombone

Little Melba and Her Big Trombone

Book - 2014 | 1st ed.
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"A biography of African American musician Melba Doretta Liston, a virtuoso musician who played the trombone and composed and arranged music for many of the great jazz musicians of the twentieth century. Includes afterword, discography, and sources"--
Publisher: New York : Lee & Low Books Inc., c2014.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9781600608988
Branch Call Number: 780.92 LISTO-R
Characteristics: [32] p. ; ill. (chiefly col.) ; 23 x 28 cm.
Additional Contributors: Morrison, Frank 1971-


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DBRL_ReginaF Jan 21, 2020

I read this for the Read Harder 2020 Challenge for Task #18 Read a picture book with a human main character from a marginalized community. I love it! Melba was one of the very first female trombone players! And JAZZ! What's not to love? The illustrations are wonderful too.

Oct 23, 2019

Great bio, loved the art work. My 5 year olds attention did not last long as it was kind of lengthy.

Aug 10, 2019

A wonderful book.

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