Posted on 15th October 2013

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Intermission

Owen Martell’s Intermission is a quiet and delicately-rendered meditation on grief set during another great American jazz age. Taking place in New York in the summer of 1961, immediately after the fatal accident of twenty-five-year old bassist Scott LaFaro, the novel imagines its emotional aftermath on musician Bill Evans and his family. In real life, Evans had…