Longstreet: Season 1, Episode 5

Elegy in Brass (14 Oct. 1971)

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When Mike begins investigating the murder of a Jazz Society Director, and the theft of two rare and valuable instruments, it leads him on a path into greed, ambition, hidden family secrets and the world of jazz music.

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Nikki Bell
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Danny
Janet MacLachlan ...
Molly Richards
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Gus Pollack
Logan Ramsey ...
Ralph Clayton
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Mrs. Kingston
Berry Kroeger ...
Truman Deckbar
Joel Fluellen ...
Jimbo Rollins
Bill Walker ...
Joe-The-Butcher Powell
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Entering the deserted offices of the Crescent City Jazz Society looking for its director, Charles Doucette, to discuss an insurance matter, Mike instead finds him dead, and a smashed-in empty display case that housed two valuable instruments previously owned by now deceased jazz greats, Jimbo Rollins and Jojo Miller, valued at over $100,000. Also missing is one of the society's record collections valued at only $200, while more valuable collections remain untouched. Mike has no idea what Doucette specifically wanted to discuss with him, although he is aware that one of the insurance companies he deals with underwrote the missing instruments' policy. The society's assistant director, Ralph Clayton, is promoted to Doucette's vacant position, he more knowledgeable about jazz in general than his predecessor. What Mike wants to find out is why Truman Deckbar, renowned for having a valuable jazz collection of his own, would donate Jimbo Rollins' cornet to the society rather than keep it in ... Written by Huggo

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