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BISAC Subject JNF036090

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Music / Instruments

Are the Drums for You?

From the Series Ready to Make Music

The drums are a blast to play and fun to learn. Drummers play in many types of groups from rock to pop to jazz. The band Led Zeppelin had hard-rocking drum rhythms. Even Beyoncé dances to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 786.9'19

Is the Clarinet for You?

From the Series Ready to Make Music

The clarinet is a wonderful instrument. Its smooth, creamy sounds enhance all types of music, from classical to jazz to rock and roll. Indeed, artists as diverse as Benny Goodman, Supertramp… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 788.6'219

Is the Flute for You?

From the Series Ready to Make Music

Learning to play the flute is a wonderful goal. The flute is one of the most beautiful-sounding instruments there is! Its high, sweet sounds enhance all types of music, from classical and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: 788.3'219

Is the Guitar for You?

From the Series Ready to Make Music

The guitar is one of the coolest, most popular instruments around. Rockers Jimi Hendrix and Eddie Van Halen are legendary for their guitar-playing skills. The guitar is also a main instrument… Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 787.87'19

Is the Saxophone for You?

From the Series Ready to Make Music

The saxophone is a cool instrument that makes warm, lively sounds. Sax players pump life into rock songs, express themselves in jazz solos, and spice up Latin dance music. But is the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 788.7'19

Is the Trumpet for You?

From the Series Ready to Make Music

The trumpet may be one of the smallest brass instruments, but its sound is bold and exciting. Trumpeters play in all types of groups, such as orchestras, marching bands, jazz ensembles, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 788.9'2

Is the Violin for You?

From the Series Ready to Make Music

The violin is one of the most versatile instruments around. Its sweet, clear sounds enhance all types of music, from classical and jazz to rock and country. Indeed, groups as diverse as… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 787.2'19