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The Dark TreeJazz and the Community Arts in Los Angeles$
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Steve Isoardi

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780520245914

Published to California Scholarship Online: May 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520245914.001.0001

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Lino's Pad

Lino's Pad

African American Los Angeles and the Formation of the Underground Musicians Association

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The Dark Tree

Steven L. Isoardi

University of California Press

This chapter focuses on the expansion of the African American community in Los Angeles, California and during the 1960s and the formation of the Underground Musicians Association (UGMA). It discusses the Supreme Court's decision to strike down racially restrictive housing covenants and the decision of Samuel R. Browne to leave the jazz music field. It also highlights the role of Horace Tapscott and Leila Marian “Linda” in the formation of the UGMA.

Keywords:   African American community, Los Angeles, housing covenants, Horace Tapscott, Leila Marian

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