Level 8 Unit 5
Performing Arts: Music


Mysterious Thelonious
by Chris Raschka
A compelling tribute to jazz musician Thelonious Monk.
  The History of Rock and Roll
by David Shirley
An overview of the history of rock and roll.


by Leontyne Price
The renowned singer retells the famous opera.
  Plàcido Domingo: Opera Superstar
by David Goodnough
Traces the life and career of the world-famous tenor.


Ella Fitzgerald
by Stuart Nicholson
A biography of the singer remembered as the "First Lady of Jazz."
  Jazz: The Great American Art
by Gene Seymour
A history of jazz from its roots to its contemporary manifestations.


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