Jabari Asim discusses A CHILD'S INTRODUCTION TO JAZZ

Please join us on Saturday, February 11th at 2pm as Jabari Asim reads from and discusses his latest children's book, A Child's Introduction to Jazz. All ages are welcome! We'll hear from Jabari, listen to some jazz, and have a swinging good time! Sponsored by Newton Community Pride as part of their Black History Month celebrations!

Get ready to groove with A Child’s Introduction to Jazz, an interactive journey into one of the richest and most soulful music genres in the world. Listen while you learn with QR codes that will connect you to the instruments and musical flair of jazz.

Jabari Asim is currently the Elma Lewis Distinguished Fellow and Professor at Emerson College. He is both the Graduate Program Director of the MFA program and the Program Director for the James Baldwin Writers Colony. He will continue to hold these positions as he also joins Celadon Books as Literary Acquisitions Advisor. Jabari Asim is the author of seven books for adults, most recently the novel Yonder, and has written twelve books for children, including A Child's Introduction to African American HistoryPreaching to the Chickens, Whose Toes Are Those, and Me and Muhammad Ali.

Event date: 
Saturday, February 11, 2023 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Event address: 
10 Langley Rd
Newton, MA 02459-1972
A Child's Introduction to Jazz: The Musicians, Culture, and Roots of the World's Coolest Music (A Child's Introduction Series) By Jabari Asim, Jerrard K. Polk (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jabari Asim, Jerrard K. Polk (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780762479412
Availability: Not in the store. We can order it and should have it in store in 3-5 business days.
Published: Black Dog & Leventhal - December 27th, 2022

Get ready to swing with A Child’s Introduction to Jazz, an interactive journey into one of the richest and most soulful music genres in the world. Listen while you learn with QR codes that will connect you to the instruments and musical flair of jazz. 

Welcome to jazz!