THE LADY WHO SHOT LEE MORGAN SELECTED BOOK OF THE MONTH AT SISTER’S UPTOWN CULTURAL CENTER NEW YORK CITY!
“We were so impressed with Mr. Thomas’s book signing when he appeared here on September 13th and 14th that we decided to have our book club read it,” said Ms. Janifer Wilson, the owner of Sister’s Uptown Cultural Center, 1942 Amsterdam Avenue, New York City. “We will be reading it up until October 25 when our monthly book club will meet at 4pm to discuss it. The public, of course, is invited.”
The Lady Who Shot Lee Morgan by Larry Reni Thomas is a book about Helen Morgan, a North Carolina native, who met the very popular talented trumpet player, Lee Morgan,decades after she moved to New York City in 1945. During the 1960s, she helped revive his career and became his common law wife. In 1972, she killed him during an argument, at a jazz club called Slug’s. The book is based on a 1996 exclusive interview conducted a month before her death of a heart condition, March 1996.
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Larry Reni Thomas
Larry Reni Thomas, a native of Wilmington, North Carolina, is a writer/radio announcer/lecturer based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, who has worked at seven radio stations and whose journalistic work has appeared in downbeat and The New York Times Magazine. He is the author of The True Story Behind The Wilmington Ten and Rabbit! Rabbit! Rabbit!: A Fictional Account of The Wilmington Ten Incident of February 1971. Thomas also wrote The Lady Who Shot Lee Morgan, an article that included an exclusive interview with North Carolina native, Helen Morgan, who killed the 33-year-old jazz trumpet legend. Thomas’ lecture, The Carolina Jazz Connection With Larry Thomas, has been presented at schools, colleges, universities, libraries and public places since 2008, and he was also listed in the downbeat magazine jazz critics poll for 2012. Larry is presently writing a history of The Barn: Wilmington, North Carolina Jazz Mecca (1945-50). He is also featured in the documentary films: Wilmington On Fire and American Jazz Musician. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org , blog: carolinajazzconnectionwithlarrythomas.blogspot.com.