Argonne Thornton in Rum-Boogie Club, Chicago Loop - 20th Century

from Jazz Anecdotes, page 299:

One night Jimmy Dorsey was playing at the Sherman Hotel in the Loop, and he came down to hear Bird. Bird’s bandleader knew what was happening. He called “Cherokee,” which featured Bird. Bird, of course, played like a man possessed.

cite as

Bill Crow, Jazz Anecdotes (New York, 1990), p. 299. accessed: 25 June, 2024

location of experience: Rum-Boogie Club, Chicago Loop


Listening to

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Cherokee performed by Charlie Parker

Experience Information

Date/Time 20th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Gorwel Owen on Thu, 03 Dec 2015 11:33:30 +0000
Approved on Wed, 19 Oct 2016 14:59:15 +0100