Bix Beiderbecke was one of the biggest jazz musicians from the 1920s. His colourful lifestyle, quick rise and fall, and eventual position being a martyr produced him a tale also before he passed away, and he provides lengthy stood as evidence that not absolutely all the innovators in jazz background were dark. Possessor of a lovely, distinctive tone along with a strikingly first improvising design, Beiderbecke’s only competition among cornetists within the ’20s was Louis Armstrong but (because of their different noises and designs) one actually could not evaluate them. Beiderbecke was a tiny child prodigy, selecting tunes around the piano when he was three. While he previously conventional training around the piano, he trained himself the cornet. Affected by the initial Dixieland Jazz Music group, Beiderbecke craved the independence of jazz but his straight-laced parents experienced he had been frivolous. He was delivered to Lake Forest Armed service Academy in 1921 but, by coincidence, it had been located fairly near Chicago, the guts of jazz at that time. Beiderbecke was ultimately expelled he skipped a lot of classes. Following a short period in the home he became a full-time musician. In 1923, Beiderbecke became the celebrity cornetist from the Wolverines along with a 12 months later on this spirited group produced some traditional recordings. In past due 1924, Beiderbecke remaining the Wolverines to become listed on Jean Goldkette’s orchestra but his failure to learn music led to him losing the work. In 1925, he spent amount of time in Chicago and done his reading skills. The following season he spent period with Frankie Trumbauer’s orchestra in St. Louis. Although currently an alcoholic, 1927 will be Beiderbecke’s ideal season. He caused Jean Goldkette’s orchestra (the majority of their information are however quite industrial), documented his piano masterpiece “Within a Mist” (one of is own four Debussy-inspired originals), cut many traditional sides with a little group going by Trumbauer (including his ideal solos: “Singin’ the Blues,” “I’m Comin’ Virginia,” and “Method Down Yonder in New Orleans”), and registered with Paul Whiteman’s large and successful orchestra. Although revisionist historians would afterwards declare that Whiteman’s wide combination of repertoire (a lot of it beyond jazz) drove Beiderbecke to beverage, he actually appreciated the prestige to be with popular band from the 10 years. Beiderbecke’s preferred personal single was his written-out component on George Gershwin’s “Concerto in F.” With Whiteman, Beiderbecke’s solos tended to become short occasions of magic, occasionally in odd configurations; his amazing chorus on “Nice Sue” is an ideal example. He was effective throughout 1928, but by the next 12 months his drinking actually began to meet up with him. Beiderbecke experienced a breakdown, enjoyed a resurgence, and in Sept 1929 was reluctantly repaid to Davenport to recuperate. Unfortunately, Beiderbecke produced a few unfortunate information in 1930 before his loss of life at age group 28. The poor liquor from the Prohibition period do him in. For the entire story, Bix: Guy & Legend is certainly a remarkably complete reserve. Beiderbecke’s recordings (also the obscure types) are constantly on the net, for his supporters think that every be aware he performed was special.
|1||His cornet solo in "Singin' the Blues" was the chief inspiration behind Hoagy Carmichael's "Stardust."|
|2||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.|
|3||He is the central figure in the brilliant, 2003 historical novel, "1929" by Frederick Turner. Interestingly enough, much (but certainly not all) of the material in the novel about Bix is based on fact.|
|4||Inducted into the Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame in 1979.|
|5||Bix Beiderbecke's playing of the cornet was said to sound like "bullets hitting a bell".|
|6||One of the first of the "modern" musicians to self-destruct through alcoholism.|
|7||Cornettist and pianist.|
|8||The first white rival to the black pioneers of Jazz.|
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|ShowBusiness: The Road to Broadway||2007||Documentary performer: "Tiger Rag"|
|South Park||2006||TV Series performer - 1 episode|
|Sweet and Lowdown||1999||performer: "Since My Best Gal Turned Me Down" 1927|
|Bullets Over Broadway||1994||performer: "Singin' The Blues Till My Daddy Comes Home", "At The Jazz Band Ball"|
|Bix||1991||writer: "In A Mix Bixology"|
|The Beiderbecke Tapes||1987||TV Mini-Series performer: "Cryin' All Day"|
|Suuri illusioni||1985||performer: "I'm Coming Virginia", "Wringing and Twisting", "Jazz Me Blues"|
|The Beiderbecke Affair||1985||TV Mini-Series performer: "Cryin' All Day"|
|Cosmos||1980||TV Mini-Series documentary performer - 1 episode|
|Blackboard Jungle||1955||performer: "The Jazz Me Blues"|
|Serena||2014/I||"There Ain't No Sweet Man That's Worth the Salt of My Tears"|
|Magic in the Moonlight||2014||performer: "Big Boy", "Thou Swell", "Sorry", "At The Jazz Band Ball"|
|Elementary||2013||TV Series performer - 1 episode|
|The Dust Bowl||2012||TV Mini-Series documentary "Blue River"|
|Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries||2012||TV Series 1 episode|
|The Broken Tower||2011||performer: "The Love Nest", "I'm Coming Virginia"|
|The National Parks: America's Best Idea||2009||TV Mini-Series documentary performer - 1 episode|
|Get Low||2009||performer: "I'm Looking Over a Four-Leaf Clover" 1927|
|Bix: 'Ain't None of Them Play Like Him Yet'||1981||Documentary musician: cornet|
|Jazz||2001||TV Mini-Series documentary||Himself|
|All You Need Is Love||1977||TV Series documentary||Himself|
|The DuPont Show of the Week||1961||TV Series||Himself|
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