The Fillmore boomed during the World War II and after as an African-American neighborhood.Then in the mid-1960's the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency tore the neighborhood down to "improve" it. Here's some of what they destroyed:* See more Fillmore jazz material. Treasure trove of photos found!
Jack's of Sutter Street
A short list of who performed at Jimbo's after hours (2:00 to 6:00 AM)
Some of the people who hung out at Jimbo's:
Jimbo's is where Louis Armstrong went to check out Charlie Parker. This was the only known time these two musicians were under the same roof at the same time.
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