The Resource Jazz moon, Joe Okonkwo, (eAudio)

Jazz moon, Joe Okonkwo, (eAudio)

Label
Jazz moon
Title
Jazz moon
Statement of responsibility
Joe Okonkwo
Creator
Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On a sweltering summer night in 1925, beauties in beaded dresses mingle with hepcats in dapper suits on the streets of Harlem. The air is thick with reefer smoke, and jazz pours out of speakeasy doorways. Ben Charles and his devoted wife, Angeline, are among the locals crammed into a basement club to hear jazz and drink bootleg liquor. For aspiring poet Ben, the swirling, heady rhythms are a revelation. So is Baby Back Johnston, an ambitious trumpet player who flashes a devilish grin and blasts jazz dynamite from his horn. Ben finds himself drawn to the trumpeter-and to Paris, where Baby Back says everything is happening. In Paris, jazz and champagne flow eternally, and blacks are welcomed as exotic celebrities, especially those from Harlem. It's an easy life that quickly leaves Ben adrift and alone, craving solace through anonymous dalliances in the city's decadent underground scene. From chic Parisian cafes to seedy opium dens, his odyssey will bring new love, trials, and heartache, even as echoes from the past urge him to decide where true fulfillment and inspiration lie
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
MdPfRBL
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Okonkwo, Joe
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Literary text for sound recordings
other
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PerformerNote
Narrated by Sean Crisden
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  • Crisden, Sean
  • Tantor Media
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  • FICTION / General
  • Fiction
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Label
Jazz moon, Joe Okonkwo, (eAudio)
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Publication
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  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from title screen
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unknown
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Control code
rbdZ100115457
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (10 hr., 23 min.)
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unknown
Form of item
online
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Access restricted to subscribing institutions
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unknown
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Publisher number
Z100115457
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
Jazz moon, Joe Okonkwo, (eAudio)
Link
Publication
Note
  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from title screen
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
rbdZ100115457
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (10 hr., 23 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Publisher number
Z100115457
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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