Double Bass Blues by Andrea J. Loney, Illustrated by Rudy Gutierrez [CeCe’s Book Review]

Double Bass BluesDouble Bass Blues by Andrea J. Loney
Published: October 2019
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Andrea J. Loney’s text ziiiiiiiiiiips and Hummmmms to a melodious rhythm when Nic plays his double bass at school before a cheering crowd or when he’s jamming with Granddaddy across town to the clap, clap, claps. Music surrounds him and it brings him pure joy. You can see it in his face when his eyes are closed as he leans in to play, gracing those strings with his brilliance. His glee permeates the pages in a colorful, artistic display. Rudy Gutierrez’s illustrations have a life of their own. You can feel the musicality. A vibe that lets you see and feel the color of music.

I agree with the recommendation of ages 4-8 and think that not only would this be a great addition to a K-5 library but it would also fit well in the music room.

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Andrea J. Loney |

Rudy Gutierrez |

Alfred A. Knopf |

Borrowed from the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library

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