Peter and the wolf play jazz Cool Mother Goose suite by Jon Crosse. (Musical cassette, 1989) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Peter and the wolf play jazz Cool Mother Goose suite by Jon Crosse.

Author: Jon Crosse; LeVar Burton; Sergey Prokofiev
Publisher: Petaluma, CA : Jazz Cat Productions, ℗1989.
Edition/Format:   music_cassette : Cassette recording : Juvenile audience : English
Summary:
Peter and the Wolf was originally composed by Sergei Prokofiev to introduce children to sounds of symphonic music. These familiar themes have been given a jazzy new twist, using jazz-combo instruments and the free spirit of improvisation to tell the story. Listeners will also hear these instruments featured in Mother Goose nursery rhymes as these childhood favorites become bright, appealing jazz tunes.
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Material Type: Juvenile audience, Music
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Jon Crosse; LeVar Burton; Sergey Prokofiev
OCLC Number: 21193201
Notes: Arranged and produced by Jon Crosse.
"Peter and the Wolf was originally composed by Sergei Prokofiev to introduce children to sounds of symphonic music. Jazz Cat Productions has given these familiar themes a jazzy new twist, using jazz-combo instruments and the free spirit of improvisation to tell the story"--Insert.
Performer(s): Jon Crosse, saxaphone, trumpet, flute, clarinet, piccolo ; LeVar Burton, narrator ; with assisting musicians.
Description: 1 audiocassette
Contents: Side 1. Peter and the wolf play jazz --
Side 2. Suite: Mary had a little lamb --
Baa baa black sheep --
Rain rain go away --
Three blind muce --
I love little kitty --
Hickory dickory dock.
Other Titles: Cool Mother Goose suite.

Abstract:

Peter and the Wolf was originally composed by Sergei Prokofiev to introduce children to sounds of symphonic music. These familiar themes have been given a jazzy new twist, using jazz-combo instruments and the free spirit of improvisation to tell the story. Listeners will also hear these instruments featured in Mother Goose nursery rhymes as these childhood favorites become bright, appealing jazz tunes.
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A Winner for my 4yr old & his mommy!

by Icooka4u (WorldCat user published 2012-01-08) Excellent Permalink

I found this by accident because the original version is classical.  I wanted to expose my child from birth to Classical & Jazz music with hopes of giving him a solid foundation to music appreciation on a Global scale.  

While looking for the book, I came across the audio versions...
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