A moment of silence, please, for the jazz musician who didn’t need to read music with his eyes to play notes with his soul.
Born March 10, 1903. Died August 6, 1931.
His music lives on.
And now, a moment in celebration of his 105th birthday:
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Bix Beiderbecke & His Rhythm Jugglers
First recorded on January 26, 1925 in Richmond, Indiana
Bix on coronet, Tommy Dorsey on trombone
(Bix Beiderbecke Memorial Jazz Band, c. 199?, SC 781.65 Bix)