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Big Noise at the Funky Butt Jass Club

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Honey Boy Golden is a teenage trumpet prodigy who wants to meet God, so he melts blues, waltzes, military marches, gospel, and African drum music together to invent jazz, right around 1900 it was. Along the way he falls in love with a young beauty and then finds his long lost father up in Natchez, Mississippi. HIs father hears him play and urges Honey Boy to return to his ...more
Paperback, 125 pages
Published July 31st 2012 by Academy Press (first published March 13th 2012)
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Lili
Aug 25, 2012 Lili rated it liked it
I was pleased to win this book in the Goodreads Giveaway. The author Eric Moberg has a real feel for the music of New Orleans, music which was the start of what we know today as Jazz. I loved some of the passages in the book expressing the sounds of the age, describing the feelings music imbibes. “Honey Boy plays jass, hot jass-Honey Boy style. He drops a big four: he drawls. ….he lilts like a summer afternoon in Louisiana.” This short story about Honey Boy Golden – the one who started it all ba ...more
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May 20, 2014 Steven rated it really liked it
Really enjoyed reading this book. The characters were so vibrant with emotions and this really adds to the story. This book also really embodies the era of jazz by giving you a greater background on the history of jazz and the birth place (New Orleans).
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May 20, 2014 Jeremiah Llerena rated it really liked it
This book takes an interesting story surrounding Jazz and New Orleans as well as history it self. For example, Characters in the books are strong parallels to real life people during the creation of jazz
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