Known variously as "Swing Street," "Bebop Alley," or simply "The Street," a storied stretch of New York's 52nd Street once teemed with the nation's premier jazz hot spots. During the 1930s and '40s, legendary nightclubs like the Onyx, the Famous Door, and the Three Deuces hosted all-night jams by jazz revolutionaries, from big-band leaders Duke Ellington and Count Basie to fiery beboppers Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie. "52nd Street was such an influential place in an influential period," says popular tenor saxophonist Joe Lovano on the liner notes to his... More >>>