Jack Edwards, 20th century
100 Club, Oxford Street
signed and dated 1949 l.l., watercolour
30 x 40cm
The iconic 100 Club in the heart of London’s West End has hosted a music venue since 1942 and has become an institution of the London live music scene. During the war, it was famous for its jazz musicians attracting big names like big band legend Glen Miller. All through the blitz, the club, then called the Feldman Club hosted regular nights, advertising with the slogan “Forget the doodle bug – come and Jitter bug – at the Feldman Club”. The present watercolour perfectly captures the atmosphere and energy of a packed jazz club, dancing to the latest players and tunes.
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