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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)
Sweet and Lowdown Soundtrack
(1999)
(1994)

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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 Suuri illusioni (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 »

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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He may have met Louis Armstrong while both were still in their teens, though they only got to play music together in informal settings, never in concert. Bix also performed with such well known jazz personalities as the Dorsey Brothers, Benny Goodman, Hoagy Carmichael, Bing Crosby, Red Nichols, Jack Teagarden and more. See more »

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