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Riding on Duke's Train Duke Used To Say That The Individual Sound Of A Musician Revealed His Soul Mick Carlon Is A Soul Storyteller Nat Hentoff, Author Of Jazz Country A Ripping Good Yarn Plunges The Reader Into The World Of Duke Ellington And The America Of Brian Morton, Author Of The Penguin Guide To Jazz Wonderfully Convincing And Authentic Characterizations A Thoroughly Enjoyable Read Dan Morgenstern, Author Of Living With JazzWe Encounter Not Only Duke S Genius, But His Character And Humanity This Is One Train You Won T Want To Get Off Dick Golden, Radio Host When This Marvelously Evocative Novel Finds A Home In The School Curriculum, Kids Across America Will Be Downloading Duke Jack Bradley Excellent Command Of Voice, Period, And Ethnic Dialect Clear Love And In Depth Knowledge Of Ellington And His Band Alexandria LaFaye, Author Of The KeeningNine Year Old Danny Stows Away On Duke Ellington S Train One Georgia Night Through Danny S Eyes, We Meet Some Of America S Finest Musicians As He Accompanies Them On Their European Tour, When The Train Was Briefly Held In Germany Says Nat Hentoff, I Knew Duke Ellington For Twenty Five Years The Ellington In This Book Is The Man I Knew Mick Carlon Is A Twenty Seven Year Veteran English Journalism High And Middle School Teacher A Lifelong Jazz Fan, He Regularly Plays Jazz In His Classroom And Has Turned Hundreds Of Students Into Jazz Fans He Says, If Young People Are Simply Exposed To The Music And Stories Of These American Artists, They Will Make A Friend For Life

About the Author: Mick Carlon

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10 thoughts on “Riding on Duke's Train

  1. says:

    I m 3 4th into Mick s book, which is excellent on all counts I love the Characters and the intrigue Mick creates I can t wait to get back to this book and finish it I call him Mick because I met him at the Rain Taxi Book Festival in Minneapolis He is truly a gentleman and a scholar, an excellent writer, and now a friend Duke Ellington is so well developed and the boy, Danny, is a marvelous adventur

  2. says:

    For two days this book took over my spare time I feel like I ve traveled with young Danny, Duke Ellington, Rex, Ivie, Rabbit and all the gang across the America and Europe of 1939 Like Mick Carlon s Travels With Louis, this book is centered around a jazz figure But this is a different bookof an adventure story Young Dan, an orphan, climbs onto a train one night and the train belongs to Duke The music

  3. says:

    Riding on Duke s Train is a REALLY GREAT BOOK It s written as a middle grade novel but definitely holds the attention of adults Enter the world of Danny as he hitches a ride on Duke s train and you won t be disappointed It inspired me to look up Duke and his musicians Johnny Hodges, Harry Carney, Rex Stewart, Tricky Sam Nanton, Barney Bigard, Ivie Anderson on YouTube and now I ve bought several cds of

  4. says:

    I read the author s Travels With Louis first and loved it so I was excited to read Riding on Duke s Train From the first page with a Parisian gypsy fortune teller to the last page in a quiet Irish glade, this novel takes the reader on an amazing voyage I must confess that the story brought back nostalgic memories, because my dear grandfather, gone all these years, was a devoted Ellington fan and Duke s m

  5. says:

    What a fun story I felt like the narrator Danny himself as he climbs aboard the train and plays poker with Ivie Anderson and Johnny Hodges As a boy I dreamed of playing with Duke but did not have the talent Through reading this book I had the chance to travel with the Ellington Band My favorite character was Rex, always writing, always playing music on his horn So many great scenes the characters being cha

  6. says:

    My son bugged me to read this and I couldn t stop From page one with a mysterious gypsy fortune teller in Paris in 1937 to the last page, Riding on Duke s Train takes the reader on a special voyage I didn t know much about Duke Ellington before reading this, but now I ve been downloading his music, along with Johnny Hodges , Rex Stewart s, and Django Reinhardt s A very special book that can open a new world

  7. says:

    From page one this novel grabbed me If you enjoy Duke Ellington, jazz, or simply a fun, well told story, you will love Riding on Duke s Train My granddaughter came home from school talking endlessly about this novel, so I had to check it out As usual, my granddaughter knows what she s talking about Riding on Duke s Train even has the young lady listening to jazz, something I never thought possible I highly rec

  8. says:

    Simply enchanting Word is that the Emmy Award winning filmmaker Ken Kimmelman is making a feature length film of this marvelous novel and it will be something to see I recommend Riding on Duke s Train with great enthusiasm I can see why the jazz community is so excited about this novel and its companion, Travels With Louis Carlon s books can turn on today s and future generations to America s greatest music, Jaz

  9. says:

    Like the same author s Travels With Louis, I credit this novel with inspiring my sons to read Not only that, but to listen to jazz Both of my sons did not like to read until they discovered Riding on Duke s Train it is one exciting and fun ride Check it out Both of my sons are now asking for recommendations for other books to read Mick Carlon has lit a fire under them and interested them in well told stories I hop

  10. says:

    Man Talk about a time machine This book takes the reader by the brain and doesn t let go If you love Duke and his musicians or if you want to learn about Duke this is the place to start I love, love, love this book just as much as Travels With Louis But it s different, because Duke was different from Pops Duke s mystery, his music, his genius it s all here I ve always dreamed of playing with Duke s band in the 30s a

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