I finished reading Tenney! Here's my notes:
Jaya Mitra- The artist best friend who is of Bengali descent.
Ray Grant- Owner of a music shop, "Grant's Music And Collectibles", and leader of the Tri-Stars.
Jesse- The primadonna lead singer of the Tri-Stars who quits the band.
Mason Grant- 17 year old brother.
Mom- Owner of a food truck, "Georgia's Genuine Tennessee Hot Chicken". She got a record deal from Silver Sun Records, but they wanted her to lose 10 pounds and dye her hair blond and wear makeup, so she quit.
Aubrey- Tenney's 7 year old sister who is full of energy and a big fan of Belle Starr.
Mrs. Carter- Tenney's homeroom teacher.
Holliday Hayes- Mean girl stereotype. Holliday's dad is the vice president of Silver Sun Records.
Portia "Patty" Burns- A senior at the senior center who Tenney works with for her music and the school jamboree.
Frank- Jaya's jamboree partner.
Ellie Cale- A A&R Coordinator for Mockingbird Records. Ellie discovers Tenney playing inside the music shop.
Ms. Pavone- Tenney's nosy neighbor.
Zane Cale- The CEO of Mockingbird records who becomes Tenney's manager.
1- Lost In The Music
2- Hot Chicken & Bright Lights
3- The Jamboree
4- Lillian Street Senior Center
5- Center Stage
6- Ellie Cale
7- Find Your Voice
8- Sunday Supper
9- In The Spotlight
10- A Breakthrough
11- A Stronger Bridge
12- Printers Alley
13- A Second Chance
14- Nothing Special
15- Backflips and Butterflies
16- The Bluebird Cafe
17- Feeling The Heat
18- A New Debut
19- Just The Beginning
Some of the plot points will be the same as Tenney's Journal because the same thing happens, just in greater detail.
-Waylon is named after Waylon Jennings, a 70's country singer
-Tenney is at Tri-Star practice, when Jesse doesn't want to practice
-Tenney wants to perform for her, but needs to play guitar
-Tenney goes with the food truck to a Belle Starr outdoor concert, and Tenney is inspired
-Tenney's mom recorded with Silver Sun Records
-Tenney and Jaya have the same homeroom
-The Jamboree is Magnolia Hills Middle School's fall festival.
-The Jamboree takes place at the senior center
-The Jamboree has a Southern Hospitality theme
-Tenney wants to perform at the Jamboree, but is too scared
-Jaya runs for Jamboree chairperson, but Holliday wins
-Tenney is forced to work with Portia for the Jamboree, who Tenney deems boring.
-Jaya has a artsy partner, Frank, who Jaya is really happy with
-Tenney's mom calls Tenney "Dreamy" when she is songwriting.
-When Jesse quits the Tri-Stars, Tenney performs 2 songs for her
-The Tri-Stars are named after Tennessee's state flag
-Tenney is helping out at her dad's music store when she falls in love with a "aqua mini Taylor". AKA, this:
-Ellie Cale comes into the music store and hears Tenney sing. After that, she wants to put Tenney in a Bluebird Cafe showcase.
-Tenney's parents aren't thrilled, but Jaya is really excited
-Tenney finds out that Portia plays guitar
-Portia gives Tenney advice to convince her parents to play at the Bluebird
-Tenney's family has a Sunday Jam tradition, where they play music together every Sunday night
-Tenney's mom plays the autoharp
-Mom tells Tenney what happened at Silver Sun Records.
-When Tenney's class goes to the Ryman Auditorium for a field trip, Tenney feels so inspired when she gets to stand on the stage.
-This leads to Tenney signing up for the Jamboree.
-At home, Tenney has songwriting troubles. She decides on writing "Reach The Sky", a song about her mom, when she sees a family drawing of Aubrey's.
-Tenney learns that Portia hasn't played the guitar ever since her stroke, but Tenney shows Portia her song and she loves it.
-Mason takes Tenney to perform on the sidewalk at Printer's Alley, and she overcomes her stage fright there.
-Tenney tells her parents that she performed, and Tenney & Mason both get grounded. Tenney cries because she wants to live her dream.
-After Tenney sings her mom her song, Mom lets her perform at the Bluebird.
-Holliday bullies Tenney about her performing
-Aubrey picks out this outfit for Tenney to wear at the Bluebird showcase:
-Dad gives Tenney a gift from his store- Tenney's aqua guitar!
-Jaya makes a Tenney Rocks shirt to wear at the Bluebird. Best Friend Goals!
-Portia comes to see Tenney at the showcase. Mom recognizes her as Patty Burns, and that's when Tenney realizes that Portia is famous.
-Holliday and her mom come to the showcase for Silver Sun Records, and Tenney feels nervous
-Tenney has a technical issue at the beginning of her performance
-People loved Tenney, but Tenney didn't feel like she did her best.
-Zane Cale, the CEO of Mockingbird Records, says that Tenney has potential
-At the Jamboree, Tenney's performance goes viral
-Zane becomes Tenney's manager.
I'm done! Yay! Off to read Tenney In The Key Of Friendship! Those points will be up later.