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 (bī′dər-bĕk′), Leon Bismark Known as "Bix." 1903-1931.
American jazz composer and musician. A self-taught pianist and cornet player, he was the first white musician to be recognized by African-American musicians as a luminary of the jazz world.

Beiderbecke

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(Biography) Leon Bismarcke, known as Bix. 1903–31, US jazz cornettist, composer, and pianist

Bei•der•becke

(ˈbaɪ dərˌbɛk)

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Leon Bismarck ( “Bix” ), 1903–31, U.S. jazz cornetist.
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Organise comme une presentation des musiciens nes au toumant du 20e siecle et qui sont pour la plupart oublies de nos jours, ceux-ci n'en demeurent pas moins influents, pour ne pas dire des pionniers de la musique du Sud : parmi ceux-ci, on compte des bluesmen comme Charlie Patton, Blind Lemon Jefferson, Blind Blake, Blind Willie McTell, mais aussi des jazzmen tels que Louis Armstrong, Bix Beiderbecke, Earl Hines, Fats Waller.
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Spats Langham, Norman Field and Frans Sjostrom ( along with Keith Nichols and Mike Durham ( serve up some red hot jazz classics by the likes of Bix Beiderbecke and Red Nichols.
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The inductees, awarded posthumously, included: Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Sidney Bechet, Bix Beiderbecke, John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Coleman Hawkins, Billie Holiday, Thelonious Monk, Jelly Roll Morton, Art Tatum, and Lester Young.