Monday, June 15, 2009

Piano Starts Here: The Young Art Tatum

by Robert Andrew Parker

Parker uses simple, lyrical storytelling and colorful and energetic ink-and-wash illustrations to show the world as young Art Tatum might have seen it. Tatum came from modest beginnings and was nearly blind, but his passion for the piano and his acute memory for any sound that he heard drove him to become a virtuoso who was revered by both classical and jazz pianists alike.

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1 comment:

  1. Name: Juliette Y. Mejia
    Title: Piano Starts Here: The Young Art Tatum
    Author: Robert Andrew Parker
    Brief Summary: The book is about a boy who is blind and plays the piano everywhere and people love his music.
    Reflection: I like the book because it is interesting . The boy is blind and is able to play the piano.


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