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Jazz at Cafe Society - a new project curated by Alex Webb - tells the story of the 1940s New York night club Caf? Society. When it opened in 1938, the venue was the first in America to welcome customers of all races. Billie Holiday sang in the opening show - and it was there that she was given Strange Fruit, the song with which she became synonymous. Among others who performed in Caf? Society, or its sister venue Caf? Society Uptown, were Lena Horne, Sarah Vaughan, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis and Count Basie

Performers China Moses, Gwneth Herbert, Alexander Stewart, Alex Webb.

Jazz at Cafe Society

Jazz at Cafe Society (Performance) production archive for QTIX code T1941510141. Details of all Jazz at Cafe Society archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S1458506106

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21 Nov 13Arts Depot
Outer London
Greater London

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