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RECORDING: Elvin Jones: Revival – Live at Pookie’s Pub

Pookie’s Pub was a mousey Manhattan club at Hudson and Dominick Streets in an area known since 1962 as SoHo—the area south of Houston Street and ending at Canal Street. Located at the base of a narrow, four-story brick building built in 1900, the venue in 1967 was on the moon, so to speak. Back then, as live electric rock and soul surged and thrived in Greenwich Village, live jazz by non-marquee groups was pushed to the far corners of the city where rents were more reasonable….

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