Double Bass Concerto
The body slid down the wall and sat, silent, without the thrum of its heart.
No one had missed the soloist yet. The double bass concerto was planned for the second half of the program: Giovanni Bottesini. Concerto No. 2 in B minor.
A shame, really… it would have been beautiful.
But musicians have debts just like the rest of us, and their money tends to be tied up in instruments. This particular double bass, for instance, was worth about $17,000, and, though it didn’t quite cover what the musician owed, Rick figured it was close enough – for jazz.
Rick smiled, and yet he was sad.
He liked music.
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