Went on a Saturday and the place must have been pretty close to full, so very squashed. It's smaller than expected, with a mass of tiny tables at the front and some standing space at the rear, so an early entry on a Saturday is recommended. It reminded us very much of the Edinburgh Jazz Bar in terms of size, audience and atmosphere, which can only be a good thing.
We were kind of disappointed with Clarence Spady, however. A great guitarist, but he seemed to keep veering off into funky tunes and did an interminable Beatles number with a ridiculously long drum solo. Maybe this wasn't his blues night.
We came back on the Monday for the T Blues Band, as that seemed more like it would be pure blues. Luckily we weren't disappointed and were hugely impressed by Saron Crenshaw and Jerry Dugger, who gave us the blues we were hoping for. It was much quieter on the Monday, maybe only half full at best, which we found surprising in a city the size of New York.
Drinks weren't too outrageously priced and the service was efficient and friendly, so we're only disappointed that we were simply tourists and couldn't get to experience this on a regular basis.
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