Set against the colorful backdrop of turn-of-the-century New Orleans, the life and times of pioneering jazz musician Buddy Bolden is portrayed in a combination of fiction, fact, and poetry. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.
Based on the life of a legendary jazz musician in turn-of-the-century New Orleans, this novel creates an almost documentary sense of verisimilitude through a collage of fragmented memoirs.
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres, Fiction + Literature Themes
Subgenre: Types of Characters, Literary, Love + Relationships + Sex, Medicine + Health, Arts + Entertainment, Peoples + Cultures, Literary Genres + Types of Novels, General, Human Qualities + Behavior