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May 13, 2010

Jazzhus Montmartre: The Legend Continues

Jazzhus Montmartre: The Legend Continues

By JAKOB BAEKGAARD

To jazz listeners around the world, the word “Montmartre" has a very special meaning. It is a word that conjures an image, not of French cafés and bohemian painters, as one might expect, but of an intimate little jazz venue in the middle of Copenhagen which once attracted some of the very best jazz musicians in the world. This was the place that became the second home of Brew Moore, Ben Webster, Bud Powell, Dexter Gordon, Johnny Griffin, Kenny Drew, and Stan Getz. The Story of Montmartre Jazzhus Montmartre (Jazzhouse Montmartre) was opened on February ...

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