This coming-of-age novel follows the story of Sonny, and we cheer and suffer with him. In 1975 Sonny is dragged along to the funeral of family friend Freddie Wilson, music mogul and lawyer to the stars. Whilst tinkering on the grand piano in the music room in walks two bona fide legends, Charlie Watts and Syd Lawrence. They have him jamming along in no time. This sliding-doors, bittersweet moment propels him on a journey that he couldn’t have imagined, from Manchester to London to New York. Freddie’s widow Ruby pulls the levers, but can Sonny succeed?