Yehudi Menuhin in Palm Beach, Florida - the 1930's

from Unfinished Journey, page 115:

[…] at Palm Beach I heard grass-roots jazz for the first time in my life. On the wrong side of the tracks a group of Negro boys with washboards and other instruments were playing for their own amusement. I was deeply impressed.
cite as

Yehudi Menuhin, Unfinished Journey (London, April, 1977), p. 115. accessed: 24 June, 2024

location of experience: Palm Beach, Florida


Yehudi Menuhin
Violinist, Conducting

Listening to

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Jazz at Palm Beach performed by African-American boys

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1930's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Wed, 03 Sep 2014 21:32:49 +0100
Approved on Wed, 24 Feb 2016 14:32:31 +0000