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Terrific book about a jazz institution and its proud founder owners The story Lorraine shares is filled with a who s who of the jazz scene during the hey days of jazz in NYC What a great life she lived pursuing her passion great jazz For better or worse, this book is written told in the irascible style of Ms Gordon She has an interesting life story to tell, but for fans of the Vanguard, like myself, it is only the penultimate chapter that contains the level of detail that I was looking for. Well written, interesting view of someone who lived during an important part of history, not just jazz. &FREE ⇲ Alive at the Village Vanguard: My Life in and Out of Jazz Time ☞ Jazz fans get the inside story of New York s legendary club At age , Lorraine Gordon is a jazz icon who has lived than a few lives downtown bohemian, uptown grande dame, music business pioneer, wife, lover, mother, and finally at a point when most women her age were just settling into grandmotherhood owner of the most famous jazz club in the world, the Village Vanguard The trajectory of her journey has been remarkable The details are a Jackson Pollock like swirl of fierce colors shot through with larger than life creative figures not just jazz figures but luminaries from every point on the political, social and entertainment spectrum from Mike Nichols, Elaine May, Miles Davis and Thelonious Monk to Lenny Bruce, Norman Mailer and Barbra Streisand The legendary Village Vanguard has been an international jazz mecca sinceAccording to New York Magazine, A musician hasn t truly arrived in the jazz world until he s played at the Carnegie Hall of Cool the Village Vanguard There have been overLive at the Village Vanguard recordings by premier artists from John Coltrane to Wynton Marsalis