Author: Aundra Willis-Carrasco

The Jazz Temple

Editorial note: Aundra Willis-Carrasco shares her memories of waitressing as a teenager at her brother’s coffeehouse nightclub at the height of its popularity and some of the behind-the-scenes inner workings of what made it such a success. Hers is a frank and illuminating window into 1960s Cleveland and the close-knit Black family (originally from Montgomery, Alabama) […]