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Documentary screening of “A Place for Jazz”, THE 1369 JAZZ CLUB

(Second set). A Cambridge Jazz history film.

(First set): A Quartet of Boston musicians in a set of today’s Jazz.

CMS is proud to show an historic documentary about the 1369 Jazz Club, circa 1980’s.

Come see and hear what it was like, you might be surprised, pleased we think of our history!

When: August 12, 2022, 8:00PM

Where: ZuZu @ The Middle East club, 474 Mass Ave, Cambridge

Cost: $15, $10 seniors, students       

A Place For Jazz is a 1992 documentary film by Richard Broadman. The film explores the vital music being made at the 1369 Jazz Club located in Cambridge’s Inman Square—same corner of the current 1369 Coffee House—and active from 1984 to 1988.

It features performances and conversations with local and visiting musicians including Steve Lacy, Bob Nieske, Archie Shepp, John Voigt, Joe Lovano, John Lockwood, Henry Threadgill, and Rebecca Parris, and provides a valuable insight into the scene and how the music was made, as well as offering an up-close view of the very colorful time and place.