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BIX BEIDERBECKE RESOURCES
A  BIXOGRAPHY 


                                                                                                                                                                                                   Bix in 1924  in Cincinnati, Ohio


  This site is dedicated to the preservation and dissemination of  information about Bix Beiderbecke, the musical genius from Davenport, Iowa. 

  Annotated lists of books, articles, video tapes, audio tapes, recordings, and related items are provided. 
  There are five satellite sites: two for images, one for WBIX, the virtual radio station devoted to Bix, one for Jim Grover's Bix Radio Program, and one for the Bix discography.
  In addition, there is a forum where topics related to Bix are discussed.
  Links to these sites are provided on the left-hand side column.
  I hope that this site will become the most comprehensive primary reference work of available resources about Bix. I will need the help of my fellow Bixophiles to add to and correct the information that I provide.

    The highlights of the year for Bixophiles are the Bix Beiderbecke Memorial Jazz Festival which takes place during July in Davenport, Iowa, and the Tribute to Bix Beiderbecke  which takes place in Racine, Wisconsin on the weekend nearest March 10 (Bix's birthday). Jazz bands, visitors and Bixophiles from all over the world gather to celebrate Bix's musical genius. Perhaps, to a true Bix admirer, the most significant and poignant event of the Festival is the Saturday morning visit to Bix's grave site in Oakdale Cemetery. Musicians and fans gather to honor Bix's memory and play the music he made famous.

"Through his music, Bix is alive.







Brief Table of Contents


A Brief Biography Articles in Magazines The Bix Beiderbecke Memorial Society
Bix's Musical Genius Video Tapes Items of Special Interest
Biographies of Bix Audio Tapes Information of Related Interest
Chapters in Books Museums A Stamp for Bix in 2003
Scholarly Dissertations Miscellaneous Links to Related Sites
Obituaries Readers' Queries and Remarks Celebration of Bix's Musical Legacy
Bix's Fellow Musicians

Recordings
The Original 78's
Analysis of Some Recordings: Is It Bix or Not ?
Complete Compilations of Bix's Recordings
Tributes to Bix
Miscellaneous Recordings Related to Bix
In A Mist
Label Credits on Original Parlophone Issues of Bix's Recordings
Chronological listing of Bix's recording sessions
Complete Bix Discography

Detailed Table of Contents
 

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This page was launched on 02/01/99 by Albert Haim shown in front of Bix's house in June 1998

The help and advice of Philip Colston, Phil Evans, Frank Manera, Tom Pletcher, and Bill Utter are gratefully acknowledged. Helpful and important suggestions from Scott Alexander,  John Howard, Phil Pospychala, and Trevor Rippingale have been incorporated and are enormously appreciated.Last, but not least, I want to express my special gratitude to Enrico Borsetti, Lino Patruno and Richard M. Sudhalter for their detailed reading of the entire site, their additions and corrections, and their very thoughtful comments.
The images of the record labels of Copenhagen (Gennett), Davenport Blues (Victor) and In A Mist (Okeh) are  from the web site of the Wolverine Antique Music Society through the courtesy of Gus Frederick.
The midi file of  In A Mist was created by the late John Roach and was downloaded from his collection of midi files.

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