Excellent piece by Richard Williams.
Do you remember going to gigs at the Canteen. I certainly remember the Slim Gaillard and Chet Baker gigs. Sure I saw Mose Allison there.
“The Canteen was a jazz club at 4 Great Queen Street, on the eastern fringe of Covent Garden: a narrow single-fronted space on the ground floor, backing on to Parker Street. It functioned for probab…
Source: Chet Baker at the Canteen