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When Louis Armstrong taught me scat

Author: Muriel Harris Weinstein; R Gregory Christie
Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After dancing to music on the radio before she goes to bed, a young girl learns how to sing scat when Louis Armstrong comes to her in a dream. Includes facts about Louis Armstrong and scat singing.
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Genre/Form: Stories in rhyme
Children's stories
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Named Person: Louis Armstrong; Louis Armstrong; Louis Armstrong
Material Type: Fiction, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Muriel Harris Weinstein; R Gregory Christie
ISBN: 9780811851312 0811851311
OCLC Number: 183926340
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Responsibility: by Muriel Harris Weinstein ; illustrated by R. Gregory Christie.

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When a young girl dances with her mother to a Louis Armstrong record, she wonders about the nonsense words she hears him singing. "Scat?" she asks. "What's that?" The answer comes to her in her  Read more...

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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-12-11) Good Permalink

    This book is a beautiful tribute to Louis Armstrong who pioneered the use of scat when performing.  The rich and bold illustrations, coupled with the fantastic "scat" dialogue mkae this an appelaing read for children.  At the back of the book there is a brief biography...
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