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The Deaf Musicians

by Pete Seeger Paul Dubois Jacobs

Lee is a piano man. Every night, he plays jazz for the crowd. It sounds something like this: Plink-a-plink-BOMP-plink-plink. Yimba-timba-TANG-ZANG-ZANG. One night, Lee's bandmates notice something is off. Lee's music comes out like this: Ronk. Phip. Tonk. There's no way to hide it: Lee is losing his hearing. Then Lee discovers sign language. And soon after, he meets Max, who plays the sax. Together they form a new band-the Deaf Musicians. But who will listen to a deaf musician? With The Deaf Musicians, Pete Seeger, Paul DuBois Jacobs, and three-time Coretta Scott King Honor winner R. Gregory Christie present an inspiring story of overcoming obstacles, set to a jazzy score. OO-AH, BE-DOOP, BE-DOOP, OO-AH, YEAH!

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