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Bix Beiderbecke

Bix Beiderbecke is the doomed youth of 1920's jazz, a tender talent snuffed out all too soon. But there's joy and brilliance in his music too, a legacy for later generations which Geoffrey Smith will celebrate.

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  • Bix Beiderbecke

    Clarinet Marmalade

    Composer: L. Shields, H.W. Ragas Performers: Bix Beiderbecke, c; Bill Rank, tb; Jimmy Dorsey, cl, as; Stanley Ryker, as; Frankie Trumbauer, C-melody saxophone; Paul Mertz, p; Eddie Lang, bj; Chauncey Morehouse, d. February 1927

    • The Bix Beiderbecke Story.
    • Columbia.
    • COL 501645-2. D1, Tr. 2 (3.13).
  • Bix Beiderbecke

    Way Down Yonder in New Orleans

    Composer: H. Creamer, J. Turner-Layton Performers: Bix Beiderbecke, c; Bill Rank, tb; Don Murray, cl, ts, bs; Frankie Trumbauer, c-melody saxophone; Irving Riskin, p; Eddie Lang, bj; Chauncey Morehouse, d; Bill Challis. May 1927

    • The Bix Beiderbecke Story.
    • Columbia.
    • COL 501645-2. D1, Tr.7 (2.50).
  • Bix Beiderbecke

    Riverboat Shuffle

    Composer: D. Voynow, H. Carmichael, I. Mills, M. Parish Performers: Bix Beiderbecke, c; Bill Rank, tb; Don Murray, cl, ts, bs; Frankie Trumbauer, c-melody saxophone; Irving Riskin, bj; Eddie Lang, g; Chauncey Morehouse, d; Bill Challis. May 1927

    • The Bix Beiderbecke Story.
    • Columbia.
    • COL 501645-2. D1, Tr.5 (3.06).
  • Bix Beiderbecke

    I'm Coming Virginia

    Composer: D. Heywood, W. Cook Performers: Bix Beiderbecke, c; Bill Rank, tb; Don Murray, cl, ts, bs; Frankie Trumbauer, c-melody saxophone; Irving Riskin, p; Eddie Lang, bj; Chauncey Morehouse, d; Bill Challis, arr. May 1927

    • The Bix Beiderbecke Story.
    • Columbia.
    • COL 501645-2. D1, Tr.6 (3.08).
  • Fletcher Henderson

    Singin' the Blues

    Composer: Lewis, Young, Conrad, Robinson Performers: Fletcher Henderson, p, arr, dir; Russell Smith, Rex Stewart, Bobby Stark, t; Claude Jones, Benny Morton, tb; Russell Procope, Harvey Boone, cl, as; Coleman Hawkins, cl, ts; Clarence Holiday, g; John Kirby, bb; Walter Johnson, d. April 1931

    • Fletcher Henderson: 1931.
    • Classics.
    • Classics 555 (1); Tr.13 (2.47).
  • Bix Beiderbecke

    Clementine

    Composer: Henry Creamer, Harry Warren Performers: Fred Farrar, Ray Lodwig, t; Bix Beiderbecke, c; Bill Rank, Lloyd Turner, tb; Frankie Trumbauer, s; Don Murray, cl, s; Joe Venuti, vn; Irv Riskin, p; Eddie Lang, g; Steve Brown, b; Chauncey Morehouse, d. September 1927

    • The Bix Beiderbecke Legend.
    • RCA.
    • RD 27225. S1/1 (3.04).
  • Bix Beiderbecke

    At the Jazz Band Ball

    Composer: D. J. LaRocca, L. Shields Performers: Bix Beiderbecke, c; Bill Rank, tb; Don Murray, cl; Adrian Rollini, bs; Frank Signorelli, p; Chauncey Morehouse, d. October 1927

    • The Bix Beiderbecke Story.
    • Columbia.
    • COL 501645-2. D2, Tr. 7 (2.50).
  • Bix Beiderbecke

    Royal Garden Blues

    Composer: S & C Williams Performers: Bix Beiderbecke, c; Bill Rank, tb; Don Murray, cl; Adrian Rollini, bs; Frank Signorelli, p; Chauncey Morehouse, d. October 1927

    • The Bix Beiderbecke Story.
    • Columbia.
    • COL 501654-2. D2, Tr. 8 (3.00).
  • Bix Beiderbecke

    Goose Pimples

    Composer: J. Trent, F. Henderson Performers: Bix Beiderbecke, c; Bill Rank, tb; Don Murray, cl; Adrian Rollini, bs; Frank Signorelli, p; Chauncey Morehouse, d. October 1927

    • The Bix Beiderbecke Story.
    • Columbia.
    • COL 501654-2. D2, Tr.10 (3.15).
  • Bix Beiderbecke

    Sorry

    Composer: R. Klages, M. Quicksell Performers: Bix Beiderbecke, c; Bill Rank, tb; Don Murray, cl; Adrian Rollini, bs; Frank Signorelli, p; Chauncey Morehouse, d. Howdy Quicksell, arr. October 1927

    • The Bix Beiderbecke Story.
    • Columbia.
    • COL 501654-2. D2, Tr. 11 (2.53).
  • Bix Beiderbecke

    San

    Composer: McPhail, Michaels Performers: Charlie Margulis, tp; Bix Beiderbecke, Bill Rank, t;Frank Trumbauer, c-melody saxophone; Jimmy Dorsey, cl, tp; Matty Malneck, vn; Carl Kress, g; Min Leibrook, bs; Harold Macdonald, d. Bill Challis, p, arr. Paul Whitehouse, d. December 1928

    • The Bix Beiderbecke Legend.
    • RCA.
    • 27225. S2/3 (3.25).
  • Bix Beiderbecke

    From Monday On

    Composer: Barris, Crosby Performers: Bix Beiderbecke, c: Paul Whiteman and his Orchestra. February 1928

    • Bix Lives!.
    • Bluebird.
    • ND86845 Tr. 12 (3.00).
  • Bix Beiderbecke

    Lonely Melody

    Composer: Coslow, Meroff, Dyson Performers: Bix Beiderbecke, c; 20 musicians, includes Bill Challis, arr. January 1928

    • The Bix Beiderbecke Legend.
    • RCA.
    • 27225. S1/6 (2.00, extract).
  • Paul Whiteman

    Piano Concerto in F

    Composer: Gershwin Performers: Roy Bargy, p; Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra. September or October 1928

    • George Gershwin Orchestral Recordings.
    • Past Perfect.
    • PPCD 78 106. Tr.6 (0.44, extract.
  • Bix Beiderbecke

    Barnacle Bill the Sailor

    Composer: Robison, Luther Performers: Bubber Miley, t; Bix Beiderbecke, c; Tommy Dorsey, tb; Benny Goodman, cl; Jimmy Dorsey, s; Bud Freeman, ts; Joe Venuti, vn, v (Fair Young Maiden); Irving Brodsky, p; Eddie Lang, g; Harry Goodman, tuba; Gene Krupa, d. Carson Robison, v (Barnacle Bill). May 1930

    • The Bix Beiderbecke Legend.
    • RCA.
    • 27225. S2/6 (2.46).
  • Bix Beiderbecke

    I'll be a Friend with Pleasure

    Composer: Maceo Pinkard Performers: Ray Lodwig, t; Bix Beiderbecke, c; Tommy Dorsey, tb; Benny Goodman, Jimmy Dorsey, Pee Wee Russell, cl, s; Joe Venuti, vn; Brodsky, p; Eddie Lang, g; Gene Krupa, d. Wesley Vaughn, v; possibly Min Leibrook, bs, and one other. September 1930

    • The Bix Beiderbecke Legend.
    • RCA.
    • 27225. S2/7 (2.04, extract).
  • Richie Kamuca

    Dear Bix

    Composer: Frishberg Performers: Richie Kamuca, ts; Dave Frishberg, p; Ray Brown, b; Herb Ellis, g.

    • Drop Me off in Harlem.
    • Concord Jazz.
    • CJ 39. S1/4 (4.38).
  • Bix Beiderbecke

    Clarinet Marmalade

    • The Classic Years.
    • Prestige Records.
    • 18.
  • Bix Beiderbecke

    Way Down Yonder In New Orleans

    • The Bix Beiderbecke Story.
    • Columbia.
    • 7.
  • Bix Beiderbecke & Frankie Trumbauer and His Orchestra

    Riverboat Shuffle

    • Bix & Tram.
    • JSP.
    • 5.
  • Bix Beiderbecke, Bill Rank, Jimmy Dorsey, Eddie Lang & Chauncey Morehouse

    I'm Coming Virginia

    • The Bix Beiderbecke Story.
    • Columbia.
    • 6.
  • Bix Beiderbecke & Frankie Trumbauer and His Orchestra

    Singing The Blues

    • The Bix Beiderbecke Story.
    • Columbia.
    • 3.
  • Bix Beiderbecke & Bix Beiderbecke

    Clementine (From New Orleans)

    • The Bix Beiderbecke Story.
    • Proper.
    • 10.
  • Bix Beiderbecke & Bix Beiderbecke and His Gang

    At The Jazz Band Ball

    • The Bix Beiderbecke Story.
    • Columbia.
    • 7.
  • Bix Beiderbecke & Bix Beiderbecke

    Royal Garden Blues

    • The Bix Beiderbecke Story.
    • Columbia.
    • 8.
  • Bix Beiderbecke & Bix Beiderbecke

    Goose Pimples

    • The Bix Beiderbecke Story.
    • Columbia.
    • 10.
  • Bix Beiderbecke

    Sorry

    Performer: Bix Beiderbecke and His Gang. Performer: Chauncey Morehouse. Performer: Frank Signorelli. Performer: Don Murray. Performer: Bill Rank. Performer: Adrian Rollini.
    • The Bix Beiderbecke Story.
    • Columbia.
    • 11.
  • Bix Beiderbecke & Bix Beiderbecke and His Orchestra

    San

    • BIX BEIDERBECKE LEGEND.
    • RCA.
    • 3.
  • Bix Beiderbecke & Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra

    From Monday On

    • BIX LIVES !.
    • RCA.
    • 12.
  • Bix Beiderbecke

    Lonely Melody

    • BIX BEIDERBECKE LEGEND.
    • RCA.
    • 6.
  • Bix Beiderbecke, Roy Bargy & Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra

    Piano Concerto In F - Finale

    • George Gershwin Orchestral Recordings.
    • Past Perfect.
    • 6.
  • Bix Beiderbecke & Bix Beiderbecke and His Orchestra

    Barnacle Bill The Sailor

    • BIX BEIDERBECKE LEGEND.
    • RCA.
    • 6.
  • Bix Beiderbecke & Bix Beiderbecke

    I'll Be A Friend With Pleasure

    • The Bix Beiderbacke Legend.
    • RCA.
    • 7.
  • Richie Kamuca, Ray Brown & Herb Ellis

    Dear Bix

    • Drop Me Off in Harlem.
    • Concord Jazz.
    • 4.

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