Library Ed. ISIS Audio Books 2000
CS ISBN $24.95 Two cassettes
A New York City college student stumbles onto the fact that one of his favorite blues saxophonists still lives. Better yet, he's playing a two-week engagement nearby. When the legend grants a rare interview, the student is unprepared for the horrifying story about to unfold. Peter Marinker effortlessly jumps from struggling student to old, alcoholic, unschooled African-American man in narrating this tale within a tale. The two points of view are so distinct as to sound entirely like two performers. Marinker’s tone and pacing are subdued, in keeping with the solemnity of the story, and his lack of pyrotechnics provides an explosive finishing touch to the performance. R.P.L. © AudioFile 2001, Portland, Maine [Published: FEB/MAR 01]
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