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The Graystone became Detroit’s “cradle of jazz,” and many greats including Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Count Basie and Guy Lombardo took the stage here and became nationally renowned while playing at the Graystone
4237 WOODWARD AVE. DETROIT, michigan
Open since 1926 Bohemian Caverns is a jazz venue that is A key historic landmark in the “U Street Corridor” in DC. It is considered one of the nations oldest, jazz clubs in the world.
2001 Eleventh Street N.W. Washington, D.C. 20001
Rudy Van Gelder’s Studio is a location where practically every major jazz musician of the 1950s and 1960s was recorded. Rudy Van Gelder was considered the greatest recording engineer of all time.
445 Sylvan Ave, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
The Watts Club Mozambique was established in 1969 by Detroiter Cornelius Watts to showcase local talent.
8406 Fenkell St Detroit, Michigan 48238
The Blue Bird Inn was “The hippest modern jazz nightspot” in Detroit during the city’s bebop era.
5021 Tireman St. Detroit, Michigan
State of The Union bar was a lounge and live performance venue in North West DC, on the historic “U Street Corridor”.
1357 U Street NW Washington DC, DC 20009
When it opened in 1910 the Howard Theatre it was known as “the largest colored theatre in the world.” After falling to disarray it was restored and reopened in 2012.
620 T Street Washington, DC 20001
Gold Star Recording Studios was a trailblazing studio that changed the course of modern music through technology and hosting pioneering producers.
6252 Santa Monica Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90038
The influential “Brill Building Sound” and the style of popular songwriting and recording created by its writers and producers defined 60’s popular music.
1619 Broadway, ny, ny 10019
Tin Pan Alley* is the name given to the collection of New York City music publishers and songwriters who dominated the popular music of the United States in the late 19th century and early 20th century.
Bossa Nova was born in the alley of bottles in Rio De Janeiro.
Beco das Garrafas Rua Duvivier 37 lojas J e K - Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 22020-020, Brazil
The Graystone Ballroom: Detroit’s Biggest Contribution To Live JazzDetroit's Million Dollar Ballroom
Graystone Ballroom is legendary in big band jazz and swing. It opened in1922 billed as “Detroit’s Million Dollar Ballroom”.