Daniel is in love with Brenna. She likes to sing Cole Porter, and he wants to play the guitar in a blues band. With some effort, they teach the band to play jazz so that Brenna will sing with them. The two are deeply in love and the words to their songs reflect how they feel about each other. Along the way, Brenna finds a voice coach who discovers in her the makings of a singing sensation and with her connections, makes it happen. Meanwhile, Daniel is coached on the keyboard by a crusty and humorous old black jazzman and works hard to become Brenna’s accompanist. Brenna travels to the West Coast and becomes an overnight celebrity but unexpectedly disappears. Daniel hires an infamous detective who finds and helps rescue Brenna from one of the lowest places on earth, and they are assisted by a famous psychiatrist.