Historic Central Avenue Jazz Corridor
— 4201 Central Avenue —The Down Beat was part of what was known during the War years as "Little Harlem". It was a popular destination for Hollywood celebrities and the upper-class residents of Beverly Hills. Buddy Collete created his Stars of Swing in 1946 at the Down Beat. The show featured Collette on saxophone and clarinet, Charles Mingus (bass), John Anderson (trumpet), Oscar Bradley (drums), Spaulding Givens (piano), Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone), and Britt Woodman (trombone).
|Placed By||City of Los Angeles|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 2:12am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||11S E 383963 N 3763688|
|Decimal Degrees||34.00740000, -118.25658333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 34° 0.444', W 118° 15.395'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||34° 0' 26.64" N, 118° 15' 23.70" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||213, 323|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 4203 S Central Ave, Los Angeles CA 90011, US|
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