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Onyx Club

Address: 
57 W. 52nd Street
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Opened: 
1928
Closed: 
1948

The Onyx Club was a jazz club located on West 52d Street in New York City. Founded in 1928 (originally as a speakeasy) by bootlegger Joe Helbock, the Onyx remained open through the 1940s and during its existence featured many of the jazz greats of the era, including Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Sarah Vaughan and Art Tatum.