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The Half Note Jazz Club Mike Canterino Cats and friends By  Mike Canterino  © Copyright 2020  Sample Chapter The night Judy Garland came into the joint, we thought it was no big deal. We had King Hussein of Jordan in there sometimes. Tony Bennett always stopped by when he could. Steve Allen used to come… Continue reading Book Blog


I first met Mike Canterino in 1962. I was a young man in New York  to pursue a career in jazz. I can remember venturing down the Hudson and Spring street to hear John Coltrane quartet. The place was so packed that I was barely able to get into the door and so I stood right… Continue reading Article