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Ep. 82 - So Many Pianists (Baker's Keyboard Lounge & Eddie Jefferson)

Baker's Keyboard Lounge & the Death of Eddie Jefferson

Join Jess & Alex on this episode as they talk about Vision Boards, the MCU, and the Flintstones. Then Jess tells Alex the history of Baker's Keyboard Lounge, the last performance by Jazz Singer Eddie Jefferson, and what happened that made it his last. What did Baker's originally open as in 1933? What big name acts have performed at the venue? And what does tap dancing have to do with it all? Tune in and find out!