REVIEW ☆ Harlem of the West The San Francisco Fill Jazz Era

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Harlem of the West The San Francisco Fill Jazz EraThrough town for gigs Sound like a nostalgic snapshot from the New York jazz scene or perhaps New Orleans Nope This particular sentimental journey describes San Francisco's Fill District in its heyday The Fill in the s and s was an eclectic integrated and hopping neighborhood dotted with Harlem of Kindle restaurants pool halls theaters and shopsmany minority ownedand boasting two dozen active nightclubs and music joints within its one suare mile Although it has been commemorated in songs poems and i.

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N Maya Angelou's I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings few people today know of the rich history of the Fill and its musical legacy because it vanished abruptly and so thoroughly due to redevelopment in the s Through dozens of archival photographs and oral of the West eBook accounts from the neighborhood residents and musicians who experienced it at its height Harlem of the West celebrates this uniue and rediscovered chapter in jazz history and the African American experience on the West Coast..

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  • Gabrielle

    REVIEW ☆ Harlem of the West The San Francisco Fill Jazz Era Harlem of the West The San Francisco Fill Jazz EraI was seven when my stepfather brought me and my pregnant mom from New Orleans to the Fill District of San Francisco what Elizabeth Pepin and Lewis Watts calls the Harlem of the West It's all gone now its worn Victorians nearly all bulldozed but this book has brought it all back to me and to my stepfather I sent him a copy He spent his teenage years in San Francisco among his uncles and aunts who left the South for jobs in war industries in the West during the 1


  • Paul

    REVIEW ☆ Harlem of the West The San Francisco Fill Jazz Era Harlem of the West The San Francisco Fill Jazz EraWhat a wonderful history of SF jazz of the 1940s to late 50s and early 60s filled with photos of clubs like the Texas Playhouse and Bop City and the musicians who played in them The Fill District was filled with such clubs all lost when Geary Street was widened and a misguided Urban Development plan remade the area


  • Rockin*cat

    REVIEW ☆ Harlem of the West The San Francisco Fill Jazz Era Harlem of the West The San Francisco Fill Jazz EraGreat history of SF And great tons photos