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Baker’s Keyboard Lounge Baker’s Keyboard Lounge offers Soul Food at its best. The fried chicken wings, collard greens and baked mac and cheese are tasty. Or you can choose the Liver and Gizzards, Catfish, Ribs or lots of other choices. Baker’s is worth a visit for more than the food. Baker’s, which opened May 1934 as a diner until the owner’s son, Clarence Baker, introduced Jazz with a piano player, claims to be the oldest continuously operated jazz club in the world. All the greats like Louis Armstrong, Fats Waller, Nat King Cole, Ella Fitzgerald, and most of the biggest Jazz names played. The giant piano bar is world famous. If you visit at night, chances are there will be a band. Daytime, you can stand on that stage where so many Jazz greats once played. -10- | WEEKENDEREXTENDED.COM ~ September, 2018

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