JAZZ: Drugs & Drums

Jazz and dope often seem as closely linked as their jargon; e.g., the jazz terms "hip" and "hipster" are derived from opium smoking, during which the addict lies on one hip. Such famed hipsters as Gene Krupa, Thelonius Monk and the late Billie Holliday had their public problems with dope, and the jazz trade has long refused to book some big-name combos into cities where drugs are known to be hard to get. To find out just how far jazz and dope play hand in hand, Manhattan Psychologist Charles Winick interviewed 357...