Greatest Photo in Jazz Shot Here, Open Door Club
African American History Art Bars and Taverns, Night Clubs Biggest, Tallest, etc. (other superlatives) Celebrity Sightings Dives/Holes in the Wall - In a Good Way Jazz No Longer There Photographed / Painted, Locations Pop Culture Schools, Universities
Greatest Photo in Jazz Shot Here, Open Door Club

"The greatest photo is Jazz" was shot here on Sept. 13, 1953, by photogpraher Bob Parent. It shows the Thelonius Monk Trio, namely, Mr. Monk, Charles Mingus and Roy Haynes, with Charlie Parker sitting in. The Open Door was described as "a dump." Another photo from the same night is believed to show Jack Kerouac in the audience. This information is from the New York Times, Metro p. 7, March 10, 2019. See also, http://popspotsnyc.com/jazz_clubs/, for more on historical New York jazz clubs and maps to them.

Publication date Mar 14, 2019
Property ID: 11255
Updated on: Mar 14, 2019

"The greatest photo is Jazz" was shot here on Sept. 13, 1953, by photogpraher Bob Parent. It shows the Thelonius Monk Trio, namely, Mr. Monk, Charles Mingus and Roy Haynes, with Charlie Parker sitting in. The Open Door was described as "a dump." Another photo from the same night is believed to show Jack Kerouac in the audience. This information is from the New York Times, Metro p. 7, March 10, 2019. See also, http://popspotsnyc.com/jazz_clubs/, for more on historical New York jazz clubs and maps to them.

info

Location:
70 Washington Square South, New York, 10012, United States
Listing Category:
African American History Art Bars and Taverns, Night Clubs Biggest, Tallest, etc. (other superlatives) Celebrity Sightings Dives/Holes in the Wall - In a Good Way Jazz No Longer There Photographed / Painted, Locations Pop Culture Schools, Universities
Virtual / Real:
Virtual
Created Date:
03-14-2019
Created by
plaquemaster
All locations from this user

Share

Google Ads