If only we could:
The ladies will be there, too:
In June 1952, according to TIME, Phil Napoleon was there (possibly with Kenny Davern) — music to my ears and everyone else’s.
And when we go to Nick’s, I should bring a notebook. Maybe some of the musicians will give us their autographs? Here’s the evidence (courtesy of the Riverwalk Jazz site and the daughter of a fan who went there 150 nights — true devotion!):
I know Gourmet Garage — the current replacement for Nick’s — has wonderful coffee and a cheese display, but somehow it isn’t the same thing.
Thanks to one of JAZZ LIVES’ friends — Charlie Decker — for sending this along for all of us to muse on.
May your happiness increase!