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Tar Heel Tales: Before John Was a Jazz Giant: A Song of John Coltrane

Wednesday, May 5, 1–1:30 p.m. via Demio

Register here! This is an online program.

Ages 5 and up; parents are encouraged to participate with their children

Young John Coltrane heard preachers praying, music on the radio, the bustling of his family’s household . . . and it all shaped the music he wrote and played as a grownup! Hum along to some of his music (played by him) as we read this award-winning book by North Carolina author Carol Boston Weatherford and illustrator Sean Qualls. Then, learn how to make a rhythm maker of your own.

The book, Before John was a Jazz Giantis available at the Museum Shop! You can order it here.