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Bix Beiderbecke (1903–1931)

Bix Beiderbecke was the first talented white jazz cornet player. He also played the piano, but he had more success playing the cornet with a very personal style. His first recordings were with "The Wolverines" in 1924. After this he played in the Charlie Straight orchestra in 1925, with Jean Goldkette in 1926-27 and in the middle of that year he ... See full bio »

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 2014/I Serena ("There Ain't No Sweet Man That's Worth the Salt of My Tears")
 2014 Magic in the Moonlight (performer: "Big Boy", "Thou Swell", "Sorry", "At The Jazz Band Ball")
 2014 Jimmy's Hall (performer: "Goose Pimples")
 2013 Elementary (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- A Landmark Story (2013) ... (performer: "Singin' the Blues" - uncredited)
 2012 The Dust Bowl (TV Mini-Series documentary) ("Blue River")
 2012 Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Death at Victoria Dock (2012) ... (performer: "Royal Garden Blues")
 2011 The Broken Tower (performer: "The Love Nest", "I'm Coming Virginia")
 2009 The National Parks: America's Best Idea (TV Mini-Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Going Home: 1920-1933 (2009) ... (performer: "Ostrich Walk")
 2009 Get Low (performer: "I'm Looking Over a Four-Leaf Clover" (1927))
 2008 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (performer: "There'll Come a Time (Wait and See)", "Ostrich Walk")
 2007 ShowBusiness: The Road to Broadway (Documentary) (performer: "Tiger Rag")
 2006 South Park (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Cartoon Wars: Part 2 (2006) ... (performer: "Singin' The Blues (Till My Daddy Comes Home)")
 1999 Sweet and Lowdown (performer: "Since My Best Gal Turned Me Down" (1927))
 1994 Bullets Over Broadway (performer: "Singin' The Blues Till My Daddy Comes Home", "At The Jazz Band Ball")
 1991 Bix (writer: "In A Mix (Bixology)")
 1987 The Beiderbecke Tapes (TV Mini-Series) (performer: "Cryin' All Day")
 1985 Grand Illusion (performer: "I'm Coming Virginia", "Wringing and Twisting", "Jazz Me Blues")
 1985 The Beiderbecke Affair (TV Mini-Series) (performer: "Cryin' All Day")
 1980 Cosmos (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Shores of the Cosmic Ocean (1980) ... (performer: "Imagination" - uncredited)
 1955 Blackboard Jungle (performer: "The Jazz Me Blues")
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Other Works:

CD: "Bix Beiderbecke and the Chicago Cornets" See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 4 Print Biographies | See more »


5' 10" (1.78 m)

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One of the first of the "modern" musicians to self-destruct through alcoholism. See more »

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