One of the four younger brothers of a gifted and very successful jazz pianist, our less exceptional protagonist begins his peculiar journey of discovery at the age of seventeen, leaving his home in Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains to travel with a laughably bad, self-contained show band, "led by Fred Waring Jr., the recovering alcoholic son of a had-been bandleader and blender inventor whose limited celebrity dissolved in the nineteen-fifties even...
By Grant Jarrett
Paperback: 268 pages
Publisher: iUniverse (August 15, 2002)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.7 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 4010944
Format: PDF ePub TXT ebook
Before he became a writer, Grant Jarrett spent years of his life as a musician. Not just any musician, but specifically as the much less heralded younger brother of a famous and respected jazz pianist. For any jazz fans out there, you can easily figu