Keystone Korner was an important jazz music club in the North Beach neighborhood of San Francisco, which opened in 1972 and continued operation until 1983. Many live recordings were made at the club.Jessica Williams was the house pianist for a number of years.
Exterior view of Keystone Korner, San Francisco jazz club at 750 Vallejo in North Beach. Saxophonist Odean Pope of the Max Roach Quartet poses in front. November 16, 1982 (photo: Brian McMillen)
Todd Barkan, left, proprietor of Keystone Korner jazz club, San Francisco, and drummer and leader of the Jazz Messengers, Art Blakey, at Keystone Korner. 12/27/79. Photo by Brian McMillen