Bix Beiderbecke & the Chicago Cornets

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Not only does this superior double-LP set contain all of cornetist Bix Beiderbecke's recordings with the Wolverines in 1924 much of which is classic, but it features him with the Sioux City Six and his Rhythm Jugglers highlighted by the original version of "Davenport Blues", the two titles cut by the Wolverines after Beiderbecke departed with Jimmy McPartland in his spot, and seven performances by the Bucktown Five in 1924 the recording debut of cornetist Muggsy Spanier. Collectors of '20s jazz should be familiar with most of this music, especially the Wolverines sides. Bix Beiderbecke, although only 21 years old at the time, already demonstrated the lyricism, ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Not only does this superior double-LP set contain all of cornetist Bix Beiderbecke's recordings with the Wolverines in 1924 much of which is classic, but it features him with the Sioux City Six and his Rhythm Jugglers highlighted by the original version of "Davenport Blues", the two titles cut by the Wolverines after Beiderbecke departed with Jimmy McPartland in his spot, and seven performances by the Bucktown Five in 1924 the recording debut of cornetist Muggsy Spanier. Collectors of '20s jazz should be familiar with most of this music, especially the Wolverines sides. Bix Beiderbecke, although only 21 years old at the time, already demonstrated the lyricism, inventiveness, and beautiful tone that one associates with him.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/1/1991
  • Label: Milestone
  • UPC: 025218471923
  • Catalog Number: 47019
  • Sales rank: 82,591

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Fidgety Feet - Wolverines Jazz Band of Bern (2:25)
  2. 2 Jazz Me Blues - Wolverines Jazz Band of Bern (2:48)
  3. 3 Oh Baby - Bix Beiderbecke (2:17)
  4. 4 Copenhagen - Bix Beiderbecke (2:30)
  5. 5 Riverboat Shuffle - Bix Beiderbecke (2:32)
  6. 6 Susie - Bix Beiderbecke & the Wolverines (2:32)
  7. 7 Susie - Bix Beiderbecke (2:40)
  8. 8 I Need Some Pettin' - Bix Beiderbecke & the Wolverines (2:47)
  9. 9 Royal Garden Blues - Bix Beiderbecke (2:49)
  10. 10 Tiger Rag - Bix Beiderbecke & the Wolverines (2:49)
  11. 11 Sensation - Bix Beiderbecke (2:32)
  12. 12 Lazy Daddy - Bix Beiderbecke (2:37)
  13. 13 Lazy Daddy - Bix Beiderbecke (2:51)
  14. 14 Tia Juana - Wolverines Jazz Band of Bern (2:57)
  15. 15 Big Boy - Bix Beiderbecke (2:48)
  16. 16 Flock O' Blues - Sioux City Six (2:39)
  17. 17 I'm Glad - Sioux City Six (3:05)
  18. 18 Toddlin' Blues (2:40)
  19. 19 Davenport Blues (2:44)
  20. 20 When My Sugar Walks Down The Street - Bix Beiderbecke (2:47)
  21. 21 Prince of Wails - Bix Beiderbecke (3:20)
  22. 22 Steady Roll Blues - Bucktown Five (2:50)
  23. 23 Mobile Blues - Bucktown Five (2:19)
  24. 24 Really A Pain - Bucktown Five (2:37)
  25. 25 Chicago Blues - Bucktown Five (2:33)
  26. 26 Hot Mittens - Bucktown Five (2:41)
  27. 27 Buddy's Habits - Bucktown Five (2:30)
  28. 28 Someday, Sweetheart - Bucktown Five (2:49)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Bix Beiderbecke & The Chicago Cornets Primary Artist
Bix Beiderbecke Indexed Contributor, Cornet, Track Performer
Muggsy Spanier Cornet
Georg Brunis Trombone
Jimmy McPartland Cornet
Miff Mole Trombone
Frankie Trumbauer C-Melody Saxophone
Vic Berton Drums
Rube Bloom Piano
Tommy Dorsey Trombone
Tom Gargano Drums
George "Happy" Johnson Tenor Saxophone
Paul Mertz Piano
Howdy Quicksell Banjo
Bob Gillette Banjo
Min Leibrook Tuba
Mel Stitzel Piano
Vic Moore Drums
Marvin Saxbe Banjo, Guitar, Cymbals
Dick Voynow Piano
Jimmy Hartwell Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Guy Carey Trombone
Don Murray Clarinet
Al Gande Trombone
Bucktown Five Track Performer
Bix Beiderbecke & the Wolverines Track Performer
Voltaire de Faut Clarinet
Technical Credits
George Gershwin Composer
Hoagy Carmichael Composer
James P. Johnson Composer
Muggsy Spanier Composer
Cootie Williams Composer
Eddie Edwards Composer
Nick LaRocca Composer
Frank Melrose Composer
Irving Mills Composer
Frankie Trumbauer Composer
Charles Davis Composer
Art Kassel Composer
Jimmy McHugh Composer
Jimmy Sturr Composer
Gene Austin Composer
Bix Beiderbecke Composer, Contributor
Duke Ellington Composer
Gus Kahn Composer
Orrin Keepnews Producer, Reissue Producer
Arnett Nelson Composer
Dave Nelson Composer
Mitchell Parish Composer
Henry W. Ragas Composer
Tony Sbarbaro Composer
Larry Shields Composer
Jack King Composer
Mel Stitzel Composer
Ted Fio Rito Composer
Tony Lane Art Direction
Marvin Saxbe Composer
Dick Voynow Composer
Max Harrison Liner Notes
Charlie Davis Composer
Benjamin Franklin Spikes Composer
Leo Wood Composer
John Spikes Composer
Harry Da Costa Composer
George Bates Composer
Charley Straight Composer
Billy Rose Composer
Clayton Naset Composer
Antonio Sbarbaro Composer
Edwin Edwards Composer
George Stitzel Composer
Melville Stitzel Composer
Voltaire de Faut Composer
Don Delaney Composer
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