Billie Holiday Singing At The New Orleans Swing Club Dexter Gordon Hanging Out At Bop City Dizzy Gillespie, Lionel Hampton, Charlie Parker, John Coltrane All Swinging Through Town For Gigs Sound Like A Nostalgic Snapshot From The New York Jazz Scene, Or Perhaps New Orleans Nope This Particular Sentimental Journey Describes San Francisco S Fill District In Its Heyday The Fill In The S And S Was An Eclectic, Integrated, And Hopping Neighborhood Dotted With Restaurants, Pool Halls, Theaters, And Shopsmany Minority Ownedand Boasting Two Dozen Active Nightclubs And Music Joints Within Its One Square Mile Although It Has Been Commemorated In Songs, Poems, And In Maya Angelou S I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Few People Today Know Of The Rich History Of The Fill And Its Musical Legacy Because It Vanished Abruptly And So Thoroughly Due To Redevelopment In The S Through Dozens Of Archival Photographs And Oral Accounts From The Neighborhood Residents And Musicians Who Experienced It At Its Height, Harlem Of The West Celebrates This Unique And Rediscovered Chapter In Jazz History And The African American Experience On The West Coast
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- 191 pages
- Harlem of the West: The San Francisco Fillmore Jazz Era
- Elizabeth Pepin
- 24 October 2019 Elizabeth Pepin