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Death of a Tenor Man

Death of a Tenor Man Tenor sax player Wardell Gray died in Vegas back in the fifties but his legend lives on Moonlighting from his job playing piano at the Fashion Show Mall Evan Horne is doing a favor for a scholar by

  • Title: Death of a Tenor Man
  • Author: Bill Moody
  • ISBN: 9780440223245
  • Page: 475
  • Format: Paperback
  • Tenor sax player Wardell Gray died in Vegas back in the fifties, but his legend lives on Moonlighting from his job playing piano at the Fashion Show Mall, Evan Horne is doing a favor for a scholar by asking questions about Wardell Gray s death As Evan circles in on a little known history of a 1950s black jazz club, the heat, glitz, and pay back of Vegas come down hard wTenor sax player Wardell Gray died in Vegas back in the fifties, but his legend lives on Moonlighting from his job playing piano at the Fashion Show Mall, Evan Horne is doing a favor for a scholar by asking questions about Wardell Gray s death As Evan circles in on a little known history of a 1950s black jazz club, the heat, glitz, and pay back of Vegas come down hard with the power to swing, smoke and kill.

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    1 thought on “Death of a Tenor Man

    1. I really like this book, and the fact that it is my favorite type of book, mystery, intertwined with one of my passions, music, instantly makes it a favorite. I have not gotten to the very end yet, but so far it is very interesting and a great book. I like the two main characters a lot also. They work well together and i love how for the first part of the book there was a hidden problem with the main characters hand that keeps you wondering what happened to it, but it doesn't tell you until much [...]

    2. Moody has definitely hit his stride with the second Evan Horne mystery. The writing is tighter and the plot is more engaging. It helps that Moody has built the plot upon a real-life mystery, the death tenor saxophonist Wardell Gray (found dead in the Las Vegas desert decades ago, supposedly of a drug overdose) and the real history of the Moulin Rouge, the first interracial club in Las Vegas (unfortunately short-lived, only 6 months, probably because the mob was ruthlessly skimming the take and n [...]

    3. Jazz and mystery, blended well. Our protagonist attempts to solve a decades-old cold case for a friend's academic paper, and ends up with more trouble than expected. A fun read.

    4. While recuperating from an accident which has left Evan barely able to play piano, he agrees to investigate the death of a jazz artist back in the 50s.

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