The Sound of the Trumpet: An Evan Horne Mystery

The Sound of the Trumpet: An Evan Horne Mystery

by Bill Moody

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Overview

The sound and the fury...

On a dark night in Pennsylvania, a jazz legend met his death. But now, in the heat and light of Las Vegas, the sound of Clifford Brown's soaring trumpet is coming back to life. Because a man named Evan Horne, who knows all about jazz and pain, is unraveling a puzzle that reaches back forty years to Brown's last hours--and that has already gotten one person killed.

Horne was called to Las Vegas to authenticate some recordings purported to be the lost tapes of Clifford Brown. But when a murder interrupts his listening session, Horne becomes the key player in a dangerous duet. Carrying a worn old trumpet that may have belonged to Clifford Brown himself, Horne is pursuing the truth behind an audiotape that may be worth a fortune, may be a hoax, and may be just one haunting melody in a killer's murderous obsession...

Praise for THE SOUND OF THE TRUMPET:

"Well written, plausible, and down to earth; recommended." --Library Journal

"Fascinating insider information on various aspects of the jazz world. A must for jazz fans, who will appreciate Moody's grasp of the music." --Booklist

"When Bill Moody writes about dead jazz musicians, you can hear the blue notes bouncing off the walls." --The New York Times Book Review

"Moody writes beautifully...a gallery of colorful figures...distinctively pleasurable." --Publishers Weekly

"For a lively trip into the...world of jazz musicians, and murder, there's no better guide than Bill Moody." --Tony Hillerman, author of the Leaphorn and Chee mysteries

Product Details

BN ID: 2940149757367
Publisher: Down & Out Books
Publication date: 06/30/2014
Series: An Evan Horne Mystery , #3
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 1,238,634
File size: 358 KB

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