This week’s episode of Forever dives into the history of jazz and how music relates to both Henry and Abe’s lives. Jo and Henry are also on the hunt for person who murdered the son of jazz saxophonist Pepper Evans, with Harlem’s jazz community as the backdrop. The network has released the official synopsis along with some stills from the episode titled “6 A.M.,” airing Tuesday, Nov. 18 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on on ABC.
“6 A.M.” – Harlem’s jazz community serves as the backdrop for a musical murder probe dealing with the rights to a legendary jazz hit, “6 A.M.” Whoever legitimately penned the chartbuster would be set for life, providing a classic motive. Therefore, jazz history is on the line when Henry and Jo investigate the murder of jazz saxophonist Pepper Evans’ son. Simultaneously, bittersweet memories come flooding back to Henry, Jo and Pepper as they reflect on their father-child relationships. Meanwhile Henry, always a big fan of classical music, and Abe, a jazz enthusiast since he was a youngster, have a keyboard face-off as Abe tries to teach Henry to appreciate a new, more emotional kind of music.
Guest starring are Frankie Faison as Pepper Evans, James McDaniel as Al Rainey and Johnny Ramey as Red Holland.