Storyville in Boston

December 07. 2015

In 1950 George Wein opened a club in Boston.This Club called Storyville.

The Boston Jazz Chronicles: Faces, Places, and Nightlife 1937–1962 is the first book to document that city’s active jazz scene at mid-century.This book is the best book for understanding the jazz scene in Boston.


Also Storyville became an East Coast showcase for West Coast and cool jazz modernists.Chet Baker and Gerry Mulligan.Here’s Baker at Storyville in 1954

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