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'Jazz ABZ' by Wynton Marsalis
Jazz composer and trumpeter Wynton Marsalis celebrates 26 legendary musicians in Jazz ABZ (Candlewick Press). The book may have been done with kids in mind, but jazz aficionados will appreciate its lush design and wonderful poetry.
Available for $25 at www.borders.com. Featured in O, The Oprah Magazine, February 2006.