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Anyone familiar with this film about the 1369 Jazz Club in Boston

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Anyone familiar with this film about the Boston jazz club 1369.

A link to this clip was posted on the Hoffman Forums.

It seems the film is unavailable.

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They had jazz clubs in 1369?

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They had jazz clubs in 1369?

:g

Actually it's just coming to light now.

They were mostly whites only, Allen Lowe is investigating :)

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Given that the Black Death was in full flow I wouldn't have thought gatherings of excited Bebop fans would have been approved by the authorities.

This was most likely the venue:

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Burning witches was more the thing to do on a Saturday night round there.

Edited by A Lark Ascending

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They had jazz clubs in 1369?

More likely Madrigal Parlours..

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I played there with Johnny Griffin in 1985. I remember a nice vibe in the club. People were there to listen.

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I played there with Johnny Griffin in 1985. I remember a nice vibe in the club. People were there to listen.

I attended that gig! :w

The film was shown around town at the time. I remember seeing it at a showing at one of the local theaters, perhaps the Brattle (?)

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Who's playing with Dr. Lonnie?

Bertrand.

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I believe Mel Lewis and Joe Lovano are featured in the documentary.

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I believe Mel Lewis and Joe Lovano are featured in the documentary.

i love you, Marla!!!

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Hello all. back in the day, later 1970's-mid-80's, the 1369 Jazz Club

in Inman Square, Cambridge, MA, was the joint, where it went down-

local musicians coming up, New York cats doing it, everyone throwing

down for the music. Incredible place and time for the music; I was

fortunate to be part of that scene!

This is a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds to bring an incredible

documentary to light, footage from the day at the 1369. This is

important work:

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1533059189/a-place-for-jazz

spread the word... thanks!

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Thanks Steve. The minute you posted it to Facebook I went over to the site and contributed to the project. I can't remember if I went there but it was an important part of Boston jazz history. When did it go out of the of jazz biz?

I really hope people contribute as it seems to be off to a slow start.

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In the months before it closed, it had a great Blues jam on Sundays

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Sorry I missed out on the 1369 Club.  Going through my Mom's photos and found this one.  Do not know the name of the bartender.

1369 Club.jpg

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