Ilya Green was born and raised in the South of France (Luberon). After studying fine arts, she began writing and illustrating books for children, working for publishers like Didier Jeunesse and L'Atelier du Poisson Soluble. She has also been an active member of the visual artist collective Atelier Venture based in Marseille. She lives in Montpellier, France. Misja Fitzgerald Michel studied jazz under Francois Jeanneau at the National Conservatory of Music in Paris, and at the New School (New York) with Jim Hall, Billy Harper and Kenny Werner, playing with Ravi Coltrane and others from the young New York scene. His first album "Live at The Villa" was recorded in 1998 and featured Scott Colley and Tony Rabeson. He lives in Paris, France."
"Highly recommended!" Midwest Book Review"
"The highlights of this collection are the notes and the CD itself; jazz aficionados wishing to share their enthusiasm with their children may find it a useful vehicle." Kirkus Reviews"