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Central Avenue Sounds: Jazz in Los Angeles

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Oral History Association Book Award 1999

The musical and social history of Los Angeles's black community from the 1920s through the early 1950s comes to life in this exceptional oral history collection. Through the voices of musicians who performed on L.A.'s Central Avenue during those years, a vivid picture of the Avenue's place in American musical history emerges.



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Paperback, 470 pages
Published August 31st 1999 by University of California Press (first published February 13th 1998)
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