Antwerp, 1959. Jack, a talented young saxophonist works on the docks to earn a living. But his thoughts are elsewhere. He longs to go to New York, Mecca of jazz, to meet his idols: The great African-American musicians. To make his dream come true however, he needs money. Jack and his band, the Bop Friends, play in depressing tea rooms or with Mickey Bunner's big band. Jack has a sculptor friend, Andre, whose avant-garde experiments earn him the wrath of his neighbors and the contempt of the academy. Andre meets Lucy and determines to win her heart. Lucy, however, is crazy about Jack. Jack and Lucy fall in love, but Jack remains obsessed with just one idea : To reach New York, it's music scene, it's legendary musicians. Where will he find the cash he so desperately needs? 95 minutes.