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"Indiana Avenue: Black Boulevard Of Jazz"

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Here's another episode from Jazz Crossroads Of America, the NEA-grant series that Night Lights did on the history of Indiana jazz. This program delves into the world of Indiana Avenue, the "main stem" in mid-20th century Indianapolis that played a role in the rise of musicians such as J.J. Johnson, Freddie Hubbard, Wes Montgomery, and David Baker:

 

http://indianapublicmedia.org/nightlights/indiana-avenue-black-boulevard-jazz/

 

 

 

 

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Thanks for posting!

Is that demo of the Montgomery Bros. playing "Love For Sale" on any records or CDs?

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It's on a Columbia LP called Almost Forgotten. Evidently part of a longer recording session, but I'm not sure the rest of it has surfaced anywhere.

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The rest of the session can be heard on the LP, Completely Forgotten.

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