Write an imaginary backstory of a random Library of Congress flickr photo.

Include the URL linked from the photo below on your story (reload if you want a new photo or pick one from their collection).

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Written by Cris Crissman @Cris2B on August 11, 2013 11:24 pm
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[Portrait of Stan Kenton and Buddy Childers, Richmond, Va., 1947 or 1948] (LOC)

Imaginary Backstory

All Martin had ever wanted to do in life was make music. He’d picked up the trumpet in 8th-grade band practice and never let it go. He was brilliant and dedicated and obsessed with giving Kagan, the band leader, exactly the fiery, heart-stopping, glass-shattering intensity he demanded. All was going well until that new song came along — the one with the nearly impossible 16-bar solo.