7. Village Vanguard

Lenny Bruce at the Village Vanguard in the Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
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Midge goes to see Lenny Bruce open for a jazz band at the Village Vanguard, a venue founded in 1934 and located at 178 7th Avenue South since 1935. Originally known primarily for folk music, poetry readings and stand-up comedy, the Village Vanguard began to focus on jazz starting in 1957.