Cotton Club

Cotton Club

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  •  Cotton Club
  • Harlem on 142nd Street and Lenox Avenue
  • The Cotton Club was where many African Americans entertainers got there starts. It only served white customers.
  • The Cotton Club was part of the Harlem Renaissance, which made both jazz and blues popular. The Cotton Club is still open today just in a different location.
  • By: Miles Hirsch Credits: Walled Lake Weekly
  • Duke Ellington was one of the original Cotton Club performers with many other African American entertainers.
  • "Everything, and I repeat, everything had to swing. And that was just it, those cats really had it; they had that soul. And you know you can't just play some of this music without soul. Soul is very important"-Duke Ellington
  • Cotton Club
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