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.

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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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