Chapter

Lino's Pad

Steven L. Isoardi

in The Dark Tree

Published by University of California Press

Published in print April 2006 | ISBN: 9780520245914
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520932241 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520245914.003.0003
Lino's Pad

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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

Chapter.  11079 words. 

Subjects: American Music

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