Jockey Club (Atlantic City, New Jersey)
It was one of the oldest jazz venues in the city, operating from the 1920s. According to author Michael Pollock it was "home to mellow jazz musicians and tired prostitutes". "Guitarist Pat Martino notes that Jimmy Smith and Kenny Burrell would frequently play at the club. It was at the Jockey Club that he had first seen Jimmy Smith with Charles Earland.
The Jockey Club was destroyed by a fire in September 1982; the club had been closed for years and was reopened in May 1982.
- "Postcard back with Jockey Club address". Dexter Press. Retrieved 30 August 2016.
- "THE REGION; Atlantic City Fire Burns 5 Buildings". The New York Times. 8 September 1982. Retrieved 29 July 2016.
- Pollock, Michael (1987). Hostage to Fortune: Atlantic City and Casino Gambling. Center for Analysis of Public Issues. p. 12. ISBN 978-0-943136-01-1.
- "An Evening with Pat Martino". Dave Frank Master Class, accessed via YouTube, 1 hr 16. Retrieved 29 July 2016.
- Martino, Pat (1 September 2011). Here and Now!: The Autobiography of Pat Martino. Backbeat Books. p. 28. ISBN 978-1-61713-079-3.
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