Kayla & Eli Discover Jazz
Journey through time and discover the history of Jazz through the adventures of Kayla and Eli.
While spending a day at the park with their mom, Kayla and her little brother Eli hear Jazz music for the first time. Intrigued by the music, they dash toward the band for a closer look and encounter a mysterious person who takes them on a magical tour through time to discover Jazz for themselves.
From Dixieland and Big Band Swing, to Be-Bop and Latin Jazz Fusion; Kayla & Eli Discover Jazz introduces kids to the pinnacle periods of Jazz - America's classical music.
Type: Hardcover Book | Size: 8.5" x 11" | Age: 3 - 6 | Text: Large Font | ISBN: 978-0-9883670-2-9
Interactive Read-Aloud Version
The Interactive read-aloud version, exclusively for Apple's iPad and iPad Mini, is available for purchase HERE via the iTunes bookstore.
Additional features include a read-aloud narration of the story beautifully performed by voice-over talent Robin Robinson. Also included are audio illustrations of the pinnacle periods of Jazz music, as well as fun learning quizzes and puzzles that teach additional facts on Jazz music and musical instruments.
So, while the story flows along in a pleasant jazzy rhyme fit for a 3+ year old audience, one tap on a Discovery icon can take you to a place where children can: learn of and hear scat singing, visually identify musical instruments, listen to BeBop and identify the sounds, and much more! One more tap and you're back to the story.