Under the Moon

Songs performed by Songs performed by Ella Fitzgerald, Nina Simone, Billie Holiday, Louis Armstrong, Julie London, The Golden Gate Quartet, Fats Waller, Ray Charles, Audrey Hepburn, Mel Tormé, Kay Starr, Vaughn Monroe Music selected by Misja Fitzerald Michel Illustrations Ilya Green

BOOK A selection of jazz standards and lullabies evoking the different seasons that will rock young children into a sweet, blissful sleep. Lyrics and brief explanatory notes with whimsical, dream-like illustrations accompany each featured song.

MUSIC CD Thirteen timeless classics recorded by singing legends Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, Sarah Vaughan and Ray Charles, amongst others.

Ages: 0 to 3 / Canadian and U.S. Pub Date: November 1, 2016

Producer

Contemporary jazz guitarist, Misja Fitzgerald Michel's reputable career spans more than 2 decades. Born in 1973, his education begins at the National Conservatory of Music in Paris under the tutelage of Francois Jeanneau. Misja went on to hone his craft on the New York jazz circuit with fellow esteemed musicians such as Ravi Coltrane, Jim Hall, Billy Harper and Kenny Werner. A seasoned musician with diverse tastes in jazz, rock and baroque, Misja's debuted his first album in 1998 with Scott Colley and Tony Rabeson as featured performers. In 2012, he released a impassioned project titled Time of No Reply inspired by British folk musician, Nick Drake. Paris-based Misja has also made appearances at the Montreal International Jazz festival as well as festivals in Paris and Vienna.

Illustrator

Ilya Green's developed her keen interest for drawing while growing up in Ménerbes, Luberson in Southern France. After completing her fine arts education, she went on to release her first children's book in 2004 with Didier Jeunesse titled Histoire de l'oeuf. She has also worked with publisher L'Atelier du Poisson Soluble. Currently, Ilya is actively involved with Marseille-based Atelier Venture, a workshop that focuses on pulling together illustrators, artists and graphic designers. Ilya now resides in Montpellier, France.

 

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