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A Musical Journey with Jennifer Gasoi Illustrations by Steve Adams
An engaging, playful, and utterly endearing album that offers children the opportunity to discover Grammy® Award winner Jennifer Gasoi’s jazz-inspired music. The accompanying CD offers 12 irresistible songs that meld many styles including Dixieland swing, bluegrass, folk, Cajun, calypso and klezmer. Included in the book are notes highlighting the history, instruments and unique characteristics of each musical genre along with activities and listening suggestions.
• PARENTS’ CHOICE GOLD AWARD
• NATIONAL PARENTING PUBLICATIONS GOLD AWARD
A solid balance of entertainment and education, with a neat beat. KIRKUS REVIEWS
STORYBOOK – MUSIC CD 978-2-923163-79-5
Pub Date: 2016
Ages 4 to 7 / Grades Pre-K to 2
Keywords: Musical instruments / Musical Genres / Travel / Animals
Hardcover book (8” x 8”, 48 pages) with CD (34 minutes / 12 songs)
$ 22.95 CND / $ 16.95 USD / 19.50 €
Vancouver-born singer-songwriter, Jennifer Gasoi, is a GRAMMY and Parents’ Choice Gold Award winner. She is one of Canada’s most acclaimed children’s performers and recording artists, offering upbeat, intelligent jazz and world beat influenced music with all-ages appeal. In addition to her many sold-out Canadian performances, the Montreal-based singer-songwriter has garnered fans at her concerts in the United States, Brazil, Israel, Singapore, India, the U.K. and Japan.
Steve Adams has collaborated with many publications over the years, such as The Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business Review and The Globe and Mail. He has also illustrated several children’s books, including the award-winning picture book The Boy Who Grew Flowers.