Tag Archives: Jazz

Jazz Appreciation Month: Freegal Music Service

Ever wish you had more Bix in your music collection?  Use Freegal Music Service to download 3 free songs per week!  Click on the link under Online Resources on our website and log in with your Davenport Public Library card to start downloading … Continue reading

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Happy 106th Birthday, Bix!

As we could not confirm that Bix Beiderbecke ever recorded the “Happy Birthday” song, we present for your listening pleasure,  ‘Singing the Blues” by Trumbauer’s Orchestra.* May we recommend 1:25-1:40?  That right there would be the sound that lives on.** ___ * From … Continue reading

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For Bix — Happy Birthday

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 … Continue reading

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