A funny, far-out musical mystery... A bungling jazz musician gets caught in a crazy, comic world of musical intrigue. David is a neurotic New York jazz pianist, stumbling through his half-baked career. He’s the kind of guy who walks out of the bathroom with toilet paper trailing away from his shoe. He hears a few seconds of a mysterious recording of piano music on the radio that burns his soul. The unknown music begins to transform him and he starts to experience extra-sensory perceptions. His obsessive quest to find out the identity of the pianist on the recording leads him through a series of outrageous gigs and in and out of his own slightly off-kilter imagination. Things always seem to go utterly wrong for David, and he finds himself embroiled in a murder, a death-music cult and a mystical battle of the bands. This is a story of a musician’s search for his real self, and of music’s power to transform the spirit.
Chapter One of my novel, "The Disharmonic Misadventures of David Stein", read by the author with piano score accompaniment.