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Sweethearts of rhythm

the story of Australia"s all girls bands and orchestras to the end of the Second World War

by Kay Dreyfus

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Published by Currency Press in Sydney .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia,
  • Australia.
    • Subjects:
    • Popular music -- Australia -- History and criticism.,
    • Women musicians -- Australia.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 126-127) and index.

      StatementKay Dreyfus.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML3504 .D74 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination96 p. :
      Number of Pages96
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL78813M
      ISBN 100868194522
      LC Control Number99182713

      Dec 30,  · The International Sweethearts of Rhythm were founded at the Piney Woods Country Life School in Mississippi for poor and African American children in by Dr. Laurence Clifton Jones (), the school’s principal and founder, also the band’s first leader. The International Sweethearts of Rhythm, a popular women's jazz band of the s, has earned a reputation as the 'best all-women's swing band ever to perform.' This revised and updated edition provides fascinating reading for jazz enthusiasts and students .

      Mar 22,  · America's 'Sweethearts': An All-Girl Band That Broke Racial Boundaries A talented swing ensemble, the International Sweethearts of Rhythm were also the nation's first integrated all . The International Sweethearts of Rhythm, D. Antoinette Handy, 5. Record liner notes, Rosetta Reitz: International Sweethearts of Rhythm, Rosetta Records 6. All Women Bands of the ‘20s, 30s, and 40s, a PBS radio program produced by Margo Stage and Sally Placksin. 7.

      International Sweethearts of Rhythm: The Ladies Jazz Band from Piney Woods Country Life School, Paperback by Handy, D. Antoinette, ISBN , ISBN , Brand New, Free shipping in the US A remembrance of a respected but little remembered female instrumental jazz orchestra from the Piney Woods Country Life School. Sweethearts of Rhythm by Marilyn Nelson and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at cinemavog-legrauduroi.com - Sweethearts of Rhythm: the Story of the Greatest All-girl Swing Band in the World by Nelson, Marilyn - AbeBooks.


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Reception. The Horn Book Magazine, in a review of Sweethearts of Rhythm, wrote "Nelson's verbal evocations of the music and its players, and her wry asides.

re-create a Author: Marilyn Nelson. The Swinging Rays become The International Sweethearts of Rhythm, advertised as a band "in whose veins flow the blood of many races." The Sweethearts have one bus in which they sleep, and another in which they learn.

Eighteen bunks for eighteen virgins, most of whom have never left Mississippi. Nelson brings her signature poetic treatment of history to this outstanding collaboration with illustrator Pinkney about a racially integrated "all-girl swing band" that toured the United States during World War II.

Comprehensive backmatter grounds the poems and illustrations in research while inviting reflection on the creative process. The book proper is a stellar integration of art and text. Reading to Kids is a grassroots organization dedicated to inspiring underserved children with a love of reading, thereby enriching their lives and opportunities for future success.

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The illustrator is at his best in the wordless full-bleed doublespreads interspersed throughout the book, which set a contemplative pace that invites flipping back and forth through the pages documenting the Sweethearts' travels, triumphs and travails.

(Picture book/poetry. ) Kirkus Reviews4/5(2). cinemavog-legrauduroi.com: The International Sweethearts of Rhythm () by Handy, Antoinette D.

and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices.4/5(5). Sweethearts of Rhythm The Story of the Greatest All-girl Swing Band in the World (Book): Nelson, Marilyn: In the s, as the world was at war, a remarkable jazz band performed on the American home front.

This all-female band, originating from a boarding school in the heart of Mississippi, found its way to the most famous ballrooms in the country, offering solace during the hard years of. Oct 12,  · Sweethearts of Rhythm The Story of the Greatest All-girl Swing Band in the World (Book): Nelson, Marilyn: A look at a 's all-female jazz band, that originated from a boarding school in Mississippi and found its way to the most famous ballrooms in the country, offering solace during the hard years of the war.

Apr 22,  · Author Marilyn Nelson and illustrator Jerry Pinkey bring the band’s hidden history to the surface with their vivid collaboration, Sweethearts of Rhythm. Told through poetry with accompanying watercolors and collage art, each story in the book gives insight on.

Sweethearts of Rhythm. Marilyn Nelson. Illustrated by. Jerry Pinkney. A series of poems introduces the members and instruments of an all-female band, the Sweethearts, who played to record audiences in the segregated south from the s to s. Movement filled illustrations combine with the free verse for an unforgettable portrait of.

May 06,  · Sweethearts of Rhythm. Home / Books / Sweethearts of Rhythm. By Marilyn Nelson Illustrated By Jerry Pinkney Added May 6, Sweethearts of Rhythm is a history in poems about a fascinating all-female jazz band. In the s, as the world was at war, a remarkable jazz band performed on the American home front.

Mar 04,  · Title of a book, article or other published item (this will display to the public): Swing Sisters: The Story of the International Sweethearts of Rhythm. ISBN of the winning item: ) What type of media is this winner?: Book.

Winner Detail Create Date: Monday, March 4. Apr 26,  · The International Sweethearts of Rhythm was the first integrated all women's band in the United States.

During the s the band featured some of the best female musicians of the day. Oct 04,  · But few know about the International Sweethearts of Rhythm, an all-girl swing band.

Marilyn Nelson has written about the incredible women who were the Sweethearts of Rhythm from a unique perspective – that of the instruments that they played. The premise is that the instruments have ended up in the same pawnshop in New cinemavog-legrauduroi.com: Alex Baugh.Sweethearts of Rhythm by Marilyn Nelson and Jerry Pinkney.

17 Total Resources 1 Awards View Text Complexity Submit Text Complexity. Lists With This Book; Poetry & the Common Core + Show More - Show Fewer Details Our Original Resources 5. Audio Name Pronunciation with Jerry Pinkney.Gr 2–5—The groundbreaking interracial, all-female jazz band gets a nice call out in this vibrant informational picture book.

The International Sweethearts of Rhythm got their start in at the Piney Woods Country Life School in Jackson, MS, as a school band created by Dr.

Laurence Clifton Jones, who founded the institution for orphans in Brand: Holiday House.