"The ABC's never sounded so good. Forget A is for Apple. Try 'A is for Aretha!' From Aretha to Zeppelin, your mini musicians will be singing your praises for taking them on this fun, alphabetical journey -- rock star style!" Parade Magazine (8/25/2011)"The Rock and Roll Alphabet is a fun read for kids or the perpetual teenagers who still wear Led Zeppelin T-shirts on the weekend....Buy this book if you love rock and roll." Greencastle Banner Graphic (9/1/2011)"The Rock and Roll Alphabet
is great for edgy parents tucking in their toddlers....Just be sure to turn the stereo down before they go night-night." Miami Herald (9/5/2011)
"A joy to behold...parents are liable to get as big a kick out of this easy-to-read bedtime book as their kids." The Grand Rapids Press (10/16/11)"The Rock & Roll Alphabet is perfect for the kid (and parents) who's a little bit rock 'n' roll. Sing the whole way through the ABC's....It's the two-in-one alphabet and music lesson every kid needs." Parenting.com Holiday Gift Guide 2011
About the Author
Passionate about music from an early age, Jeffrey Schwartz played piano, guitar, and sang throughout his childhood. While attending the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Mr. Schwartz studied Black Music History with renowned jazz bassist Richard Davis for two years, played in a few short-lived rock bands, and managed a live music venue for several years. After earning his Social Studies teaching credential and Master's degree in Education, Schwartz settled in Southern California where he taught U.S. History and developed an elective course in Rock & Roll History for middle school and high school students. He currently resides in Los Angeles, California, where he works as a music historian and the archive director for the Chuck Boyd Photo Collection. 'The Rock & Roll Alphabet' marks Mr. Schwartz's debut as an author, with a second book featuring over 200 images from the Chuck Boyd Photo Collection scheduled for release in the summer of 2012.