Jeffrey Schwartz has been passionate about music from an early age, singing and playing piano and guitar since he was a child. While attending the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Schwartz studied black music history with renowned jazz bassist Richard Davis, performed as both a solo artist and with several bands, and managed a live music venue in downtown Madison. After settling in Los Angeles, Schwartz earned his master's degree in education, became an award-winning social studies teacher, and created a very successful rock-and-roll history course for middle school and high school students. Schwartz partnered with the family of the late rock photographer, Chuck Boyd, in 2010 to assist in their archival efforts and business affairs. He is a frequent consultant for various music publications, licensing agents, authors, and television/documentary filmmakers. He wrote the critically acclaimed children's book, The Rock & Roll Alphabet (Mojo Hand LLC, 2011), and compiled and edited the fine-art photo book, Forever Young: The Rock and Roll Photography of Chuck Boyd (Santa Monica Press, 2012).
The Rock and Roll Alphabetby Mojo Hand LLC, Jeffrey Schwartz
The critically-acclaimed children's book, The Rock & Roll Alphabet, offers an informative, artistic, and whimsical survey of Rock & Roll History through the lens of Chuck Boyd's camera. Featuring photographs from renowned rock photographer, Chuck Boyd, this innovative, photo-driven retrospective presents a 'kid-friendly' alphabetical survey of several Rock legends from the 1960's and 1970's. With it's vintage Rock & Roll photography and engaging, poetic rhyme-scheme, readers will find The Rock & Roll Alphabet to be an educational and enjoyable visual and literary experience. This children's primer offers a fun and engaging way to reinforce alphabet familiarity and introduce your young ones to some of Rock & Roll's greatest at the same time. More at www.rockandrollalphabet.com.
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