People know her today as Harriet Tubman, but in her lifetime she was called by many names. This video honors a woman of humble origins whose courage and compassion make her larger than life.
A story inspired by the life of the eighteenth-century black music master describes how in spite of racist taunts he dedicates himself to his musical education and dreams of performing for the king and queen of France.
"Words Set Me Free is the inspiring story of young Frederick Douglass's path to freedom through reading"-- Provided by publisher.
Louis Armstrong has been called the most important improviser in the history of jazz. Although his New Orleans neighborhood was poor in nearly everything else, it was rich in superb music. Young Louis took it all in, esp...
A boy discovers his passion for dance and becomes a modern hero in this picture book biography of Robert Battle, artistic director of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
Teddy Wilson and Benny Goodman broke the color barrier in entertainment when they formed the Benny Goodman Trio with Gene Krupa. This lush and lyrical picture book tells the story of how two musical prodigies from very d...
Celebrates the first widely seen integrated jazz performance: the debut of the Benny Goodman quartet with Teddy Wilson in 1936 Chicago.