In a text that grooves and swings with the rhythms of jazz, Don Carter celebrates some of America’s greatest jazz legends.
Grandpa Jack loved jazz. He called it “heavenly.” So now that heaven is where Grandpa Jack’s at, his grandson imagines it to be a place filled with music. In a club called the Cotton, Grandpa Jack can hear all his favorite musicians play together in Heaven’s All-Star Jazz Band. And when that glorious music has filled his soul, Grandpa Jack steps up onto the stage and adds his own bit of rhythm with his famous spoons solo.
Don Carter celebrates some of jazz’s greatest legends and the lasting bond their music creates between a boy and his grandfather.