by Roxane Orgill, illus. by Francis Vallejo.
Travel inside the frame of Art Kane's famous 1958 photograph of jazz greats with poems that capture the vivacious atmosphere, musician's minds & quirks, and their pleasure at being together.
rolling the Times into a megaphone
"Please, please get into some kind of formation"
no one listens
musicians don't hear words of instruction
Poems about Kane, the day, the musicians, what they wear, what they do are followed by An Author's Note, Bios of the Musicians in the poems, a copy of the photograph with musicians identified, Source Notes and Bibliography.