Alice's Musical Debut by DuEwa Frazier Illustrated by Nadia Salas (Lit Noire Publishing Children) is a historical fiction picture book for young readers! The story reimagines one day in the early childhood of notable jazz pianist, harpist, and organist Alice Coltrane (wife of jazz great John Coltrane). DuEwa is excited to share this story with young readers, parents, educators, and children's book lovers! DuEwa's first event for the book will be held at Subterranean Books on Thursday, June 6th from 6-7pm. Address: 6275 Delmar Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63130. Read more about the fascinating jazz musician Alice Coltrane!
Disclaimer: This story is a work of historical fiction, meaning details in this story are not meant to replace actual events in the childhood of young Alice McLeod (Alice Coltrane). The purpose of this story is to inspire young readers' imagination and to introduce them to Alice Coltrane as a person who lived and made great musical contributions to society and the global community as one of few African American women jazz pianists, harpists, organists and composers.