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Bix Beiderbecke

Bix Beiderbecke
Born: Mar 10, 1903 in Davenport, IA
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Died: Aug 6, 1931 in New York, NY
Genre: Jazz
Biography: Bix Beiderbecke was one of the greatest jazz musicians of the 1920s. His colorful life, quick rise and fall, and eventual status as a martyr made him a legend even before he died, and he has long stood as proof that not all the innovators in jazz history were black. Possessor of a beautiful, distinctive ...Read full biography
Bix Beiderbecke And The Chicago Cornets
Released: 1991
Label: Fantasy Inc.
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Not only does this superior double-LP set contain all of cornetist Bix Beiderbecke's recordings with the Wolverines in 1924 (much of which is classic), but it features him with the Sioux City Six and his ...Read full review
The Indispensable Bix Beiderbecke (1925-1930)
Released: 1992
Label: RVG Bluebird/Heritage
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This double-CD from French RCA in their Jazz Tribune series (a reissue of an earlier double-LP) gives one a good overview of cornetist Bix Beiderbecke's Victor recordings. More serious collectors will ...Read full review
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