Raggin' Jazzin' Rockin'


Take a behind-the-scenes tour of some of America's best-known musical instrument manufacturers, from Zildjian cymbals and Fender guitars to Ludwig drums, Steinway pianos, Moog synthesizers, and more.  Packed with exciting photos and fascinating info, Raggin' Jazzin' Rockin' offers readers a backstage-pass look at the enterprising individuals—many of whom weren't even musicians themselves—who became some of the greatest names in the business of making musical instruments. 

Find video, audio, photos, a Common Core-aligned discussion guide, and more at RagginJazzinRockin.com.

A portion of this book's proceeds goes to benefit music-in-schools advocacy group SupportMusic.com.

2012 American Library Association Notable Children's Book

2012 YALSA-ALA Award for Excellence in Young Adult Nonfiction Nominee

© Susan Vanhecke 2023