Harlem in Montmartre: A Paris Jazz Story

After World War I, many African Americans remained or returned to Europe, and over the next two decades, created an expatriate community of musicians, entertainers, dancers, and entrepreneurs, primarily congregating in Paris’ hilly Montmartre neighborhood. Based on the book by William Shack, HARLEM IN MONTMARTRE: A Paris Jazz Story looks at the impact of African American performers and musicians during the great jazz era of Paris.

Learn more on Beyond the Box Blog: Harlem in Montmartre

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