Reading Guides

As you read Roll With It you can check out images, audio files, and YouTube video clips related to each Episode:

Prologue: Prince of Wales paradeHot 8 Brass BandBennie Pete;                                          Gerald Platenburg
Introduction: about the author
Chapter 1
     Episode 1.1: Harold Dejan's jazz funeral
     Episode 1.2: brass bands
     Episode 1.3: Sidewalk Steppers second line parade
     Episode 1.5: Rebirth Brass Band; Philip Frazier; Keith Frazier
     Episode 1.6: Derrick Tabb; Tyrus Chapman
     Episode 1.7: Kerwin James's jazz funeral
Chapter 2
     Episode 2.1: Gerald Platenburg
     Episode 2.2: Louisiana "Where Culture Means Business" report
     Episode 2.3: Bennie Pete; Tamara Jackson
Chapter 3
     Episode 3.1: Free Agents; Michael White; Lady Buckjumpers parade
     Episode 3.2: Dirty Dozen Brass Band; Fairview Baptist Church Band
     Episode 3.3: Black Men of Labor parade; Gregg Stafford; Fred Johnson:
                          Benny Jones
     Episode 3.4: Soul Rebels Brass Band; Lumar LeBlanc; Winston Turner
Chapter 4
     Episode 4.1: Hot 8 Brass Band
     Episode 4.2: Joseph Williams
     Episode 4.3: Stooges Brass Band
     Episode 4.4: Dinerral Shavers
     Episode 4.5: Shorty Chancley jazz funeral
     Episode 4.6: Tamara Jackson

Roll With It is divided into four chapters and further subdivided into multiple episodes within each chapter. The structure of the book allows for multiple ways of reading, and teachers may choose to assign specific episodes grouped around the core themes of the book. Below are suggested clusters with links to pages on this website that include images, audio files, and YouTube video clips that can be used as supplementary teaching tools.

read Prologue, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.5, 1.6, 1.7, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 4.5

read Prologue, Introduction, 1.7, 1.8, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5, 4.6, 4.7, Conclusion

read Introduction, 1.3, 1.4, 1.7, 1.9, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 4.5, 4.6, Conclusion

read Prologue1.3, 1.4,, 4.7

read Prologue1.

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