February 7, 2003
Second- and third-grade students at Sunflower School helped color
these pages from "An Introduction to Jazz Workbook." The bassist
was done by Rachel Kelly.
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Lawrence resident's coloring book helps introduce music style to youths
"Jazz has been off the radar screen of today's young kids," Tom Alexios says. "Hip-hop and rap are everywhere. But here's this genre of music that kids weren't being introduced to until it was too late." That's why the jazz aficionado has created "An Introduction to Jazz Workbook," a visual teaching tool designed to get children as fired up about Ellington as Eminem.