Keystone Korner
Portrait of a Jazz Club
Kathy Sloane

During the 1970s, when jazz clubs all over America were folding under the onslaught of rock and roll and disco, San Francisco's Keystone Korner was an oasis for jazz musicians and patrons. Tucked next to a police station in the city's North Beach area, the Keystone became known as one of the most important jazz spots in the United States. It was so beloved by musicians that superstars McCoy Tyner, Freddie Hubbard, Ron Carter, and Elvin Jones played a benefit concert just so the club could buy a liquor license. In this book, more than 100 black and white photographs, a collage of oral histories, and a marvelous CD of recordings from the club chronicle the Keystone experience.

Title Keystone Korner
Subtitle Portrait of a Jazz Club
Author Kathy Sloane
Publisher Indiana University Press
Title First Published 03 November 2011
Format Paperback
Nb of pages 264 p.
ISBN-10 0253356911
ISBN-13 9780253356918
Publication Date 03 November 2011
Main content page count 264
Weight 32 oz.

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