Jackson's First Blues Harp
Seven year-old Jackson receives a holiday gift of a harmonica from his Uncle Tee, a "magic man of music" who is himself a harmonica professional. Uncle Tee takes Jackson on an instructional tour of the amazing variety of sounds, emotions, and mental images that can be created through dedicated practice and performance on this simple wind instrument. Colorful graphics convey the excitement of playing a musical instrument. The reader learns the basics of harmonica technique and musical expression in general. The story is told in a warm multi-ethnic family setting.