The Downbeat Club

The Downbeat Club (HMYKN)

Location: Los Angeles, CA 90011 Los Angeles County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 0.444', W 118° 15.395'

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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 ByCity of Los Angeles
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Date Added Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 2:12am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 383963 N 3763688
Decimal Degrees34.00740000, -118.25658333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 0.444', W 118° 15.395'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 0' 26.64" N, 118° 15' 23.70" W
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Area Code(s)213, 323
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4203 S Central Ave, Los Angeles CA 90011, US
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