Dizzy Gillespie and Louis Armstrong were jazz legends, but did you know that they were also neighbors? NY1's Ruschell Boone tells us that when several musical greats moved into Queens, a jazzy borough was born.
Though Little-Known, Queens Was Once Haven For Jazz Musicians
“I moved here in 1964 to Corona at the urging of Clark Terry and Cannonball Adderly who were already here, because I had two young children and I liked the schools and the atmosphere,” says [Jimmy] Heath. “We had trees out here and I didn't have trees where I was living in Philadelphia.
Notice he said "had" trees.