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Mister B.'s
Herzog-Heinrich-Str. 38
80336 München
 
Phone: 089 / 53 49 01
 
open daily (except Mondays)
8.00 pm to 3.00 am

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Mister B.'s - The Club

 

"Jazz needs atmosphere", says Mister B., Alex Best. "Jazz has to be intense and at the same time familiar." It's exactly this kind of atmosphere you encounter at "Mister B.'s", Munich's smallest jazz club.

Munich's smallest jazz club

Stepping into the bar with its dark turquoise colour, one sits down at one of three small round tables or on a bar stool by the dark wooden counter and looks at the pictures on the wall: Miles Davis, Thelonious Monk, Louis Armstrong, Dizzy Gillespie. High up in a corner hangs a model of a saxophone player, on a shelf stands a miniature drummer. Mister B. has his own relationship to each one of the pictures and figureheads: The pictures were given to him by a famous Munich jazz photographer, the figureheads are his guests' gifts.

Prime view from every seat

Surrounded by this atmosphere every guest has a prime view to the scene, on which every Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening singers, guitar, trumpet and piano players perform. "On this stage, you cannot hide", says Mister B. "Either you know how to play, or you don't." The stage barely measures two square meters, but it is famous among Munich's jazz musicians. They know, their favourite music is performed here, and the people appreciate every beat of it.

A small place with a long musical tradition

BILDBESCHREIBUNG

The place may be small, but it is a perfect example how smallness becomes a main asset. In the early 1990's, Mister B. had just finished a bartender school and was holding out for a small bar he could run by himself. That's when he learned about the vacancy of the small bar at Goetheplatz. Munich's well known Schwabing Gisela had opened the place to popular Bavarian music and her successors staged blues and folk music. When Mister B. took over, he inherited the musical tradition of the bar.

"Mister B.'s" opened in November 1993. No visible change has occurred since, and Mister B. continues to hold on to his musical concept. The place has become a meeting point among musicians and jazz lovers.