Come in and hear the truth : jazz and race on 52nd Street /
Between the mid-1930s and the late '40s the centre of the jazz world was a two-block stretch of 52nd Street in Manhattan. Dozens of crowded basement clubs played host to legends like Charlie Parker and Billie Holiday. These clubs defied the traditional boundaries between art and entertainment,...
|Published:||Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2008.|
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