[JPL] Q about another Boston jazz club

EdBride at aol.com EdBride at aol.com
Thu Nov 10 19:35:10 EST 2011


Ah, Scolley Square, that infamous subway ("T") station where Charlie  
couldn't get off the train...
 
I don't recall a jazz club called Scully's, but certainly Connolly's.
 
Ed
 
 
 
In a message dated 11/10/2011 6:21:46 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,  
tr at wfcr.org writes:


There was a South End club called Connolly's where Steve  Schwartz hung 
out.  I suppose you could conflate Scullers and  Connolly's and come up 
with Scully's.  But as Eric says, there was  also Scolley Square, center 
of burlesque in Boston, now Government  Center.  (Does that represent 
progress?) Bechet played a show there  around 1920 and dated Johnny 
Hodges' sister at the  time.





On 11/10/2011 6:02 PM, Eric Jackson  wrote:
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> On 11/10/2011 05:21 PM, Arturo Gomez  wrote:
>>
>> Great photos of Lennie's, I enjoyed viewing  them. I always here 
>> veteran jazz artists and fans talk about a  Boston jazz club of the 
>> past, Scully's, supposedly on "the other  side of the tracks". Eric, 
>> Steve, Tom et al any stories and or  photos about that Beantown night 
>>  spot?



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