List five details that let the reader assume Mr. Calloway and his band members were very successful.

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The reader is led to believe that the band is successful because of many elements the author weaves into the plot. Right from the beginning of the story, the flyer Bud carries around is described in detail. It contains words that would lead someone to think the band was a...

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The reader is led to believe that the band is successful because of many elements the author weaves into the plot. Right from the beginning of the story, the flyer Bud carries around is described in detail. It contains words that would lead someone to think the band was a success. The flyer indicated that the band was coming from a limited standing room only (SRO) engagement in New York City. They were referred to as masters of jazz on the flyer.

When Bud finally finds Mr. Calloway, he finds that he has a luxurious car. He also has a band of several members and they appear to be practicing and setting up on a stage at a venue.

The band members all travel together to a restaurant to eat. The meal is large and they all appear to eat well. The lead singer of the band is described as being well dressed and having a good deal of jewelry.

In talking with Bud, the band members explain that in the future they have many long car rides all over Michigan to performances that are booked. They obviously are in demand.

 

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