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Ordinary Finds — Bix Beiderbecke’s golden cornet made by Vincent...

Ordinary Finds — Bix Beiderbecke’s golden cornet made by Vincent...

Heleboel 14 oude Swing-Jazz LP Album (Benny Goodman 2 x Artie Shaw Count Basie Duke Ellington 2 x Bix Beiderbecke Frank Sinatra Woody Herman o.a.))  Duke Ellington: Jazz Tracks [1977 Duitsland Bellaphon BJS 40171]; Omslag: nm / Vinyl: exBenny Goodman: Benny Goodman [1973 ons Everest registreert FS-277]; Omslag: vg  / Vinyl: exDuke Ellington: Het beste van Duke Ellington - originele sessies 1942 / 1946 (2LP Set) [geen jaartal Frankrijk Disque Festival D.P. 100.072 / Album 13]; Cover…

Heleboel 14 oude Swing-Jazz LP Album (Benny Goodman 2 x Artie Shaw Count Basie Duke Ellington 2 x Bix Beiderbecke Frank Sinatra Woody Herman o.a.)) Duke Ellington: Jazz Tracks [1977 Duitsland Bellaphon BJS 40171]; Omslag: nm / Vinyl: exBenny Goodman: Benny Goodman [1973 ons Everest registreert FS-277]; Omslag: vg / Vinyl: exDuke Ellington: Het beste van Duke Ellington - originele sessies 1942 / 1946 (2LP Set) [geen jaartal Frankrijk Disque Festival D.P. 100.072 / Album 13]; Cover…

baroquenoise:  Bix Beiderbecke (1903-1931) was one of the great jazz musicians of the 1920’s…he was also a child of Prohibition liquor. His hard drinking and beautiful tone on the cornet made him a legend among musicians during his life. There is a very loose portrayal of Bix, played by Richard Gere, in the movie The Cotton Club where Gere actually sings and plays cornet.

Bix Beiderbecke (March 1903 – August - Birth name: Leon Bismark Beiderbecke - Birth place: Davenport, Iowa - Place of death: Queens, New York City, New York (at 28 years old)

River Music Experience Bix Biederbecke Davenport Iowa

River Music Experience Bix Biederbecke Davenport Iowa

Born March 10, 1903 in Davenport Iowa. Musical prodigy. American jazz cornetist, jazz pianist, composer "Bix" Beiderbecke. One of the most influential jazz soloists of the 1920s with an unusual purity of tone and a gift for improvisation. A precursor of cool jazz.

Leon Bismark "Bix" Beiderbecke was an American jazz cornetist, jazz pianist, and composer. With Louis Armstrong and Muggsy Spanier, Beiderbecke was one of the most influential jazz soloists of the

Bix Beiderbecke’s golden cornet made by Vincent Bach in New York, 1927 - BEAUTIFUL!

Bix Beiderbecke’s golden cornet made by Vincent Bach in New York, (Source - the ever excellent If Charlie Parker Was a Gunslinger, via the also excellent Bix’s Diary whimsy at The Beiderbecke Affair)

Bix Beiderbecke

Bix Beiderbecke

Bix Beiderbecke was one of the great jazz musicians of the 1920's; he was also a child of the Jazz Age who drank himself to an early grave with illegal Prohibition liquor. His hard drinking and beautiful tone on the cornet made him a legend among musicians during his life. The legend of Bix grew even larger after he died. Bix never learned to read music very well, but he had an amazing ear even as a child.

Leon Bismark "Bix" Beiderbecke (March 1903 -- August was an American jazz cornetist, jazz pianist, and composer. A native of Davenport, Iowa.

Bix Beiderbecke: Chet Baker and Bobby Timmons

themaninthegreenshirt: “ “I’d go to hell to hear a good band.” - Bix Beiderbecke pictured with Bobby Timmons and Chet Baker ”

Bix Beiderbecke, an incredible musical talent. I think that I relate to him better than I do to any musician in history.

"Bix epitomized - the Jazz Age even more than - F. Scott Fitzgerald" At the Jazz Band Ball - Bix Beiderbecke and His Gang, 1927

Art of Bix Beiderbecke

Art of Bix Beiderbecke

Available in: CD. In 2006 Primo brought out a collection entitled The Art of Bix Beiderbecke.

Bix Beiderbecke (Traditional Jazz) Cornetist,Pianist & Arranger

Jazz cornetist Leon “Bix” Beiderbecke’s life sketched out the template for generations of stereotypical pop-music biographies to come: self-taught musician comes out of the suburb…