Rent Party Jazz Read Aloud by Viola Davis

Source: StoryLine Online

Actress Viola Davis reads Rent Party Jazz by William Miller. It's the 1930s in New Orleans. Sonny and his mother are barely getting by, and then his mother loses her job. Sonny meets a jazz musician named Smilin Jack, who offers to have a house concert to raise money for their rent. A fun-filled event shows Sonny the power of community.