Tag Archives: Bix Beiderbecke

Happy 122nd Birthday to Ezra Wickemeyer! (3/25/1893)

Happy 122nd Birthday to Ezra Wickemeyer! (3/25/1893). The Gennett engineer, who recorded thousands of sides for the Gennett labels and studio sessions in Richmond, is on the far left with Bix Beiderbecke and the Wolverine Orchestra.

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March 13th in Gennett History, 1991: Jimmy McPartland Passed Away

March 13th in Gennett History, 1991: Jimmy McPartland passed away. He recorded two tracks on Gennett with The Wolverine Orchestra. They appeared on Gennett 5620, Starr-Gennett 9611, and Tempo R-24. Both recordings featured Dave Harmon (vox), Jimmy McPartland (c), George … Continue reading

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Happy 112th Birthday, Bix Beiderbecke! (3/10/1903)

Happy 112th Birthday, Bix Beiderbecke! (3/10/1903). Here is Bix Beiderbecke with Wolverines Orchestra and Gennett engineer, Ezra Wickemeyer in 1924.  

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Feb. 18th in Gennett History, 1924: The Wolverine Orchestra Recorded “Jazz Me Blues”

Feb. 18th in Gennett History, 1924: The Wolverine Orchestra recorded “Jazz Me Blues” in Richmond. This recording appeared on Gennett 5408, Brunswick 02203, Hot Jazz Clubs of America HC-120, Hot Record Society 25, and Temple 546. The track featured Bix … Continue reading

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Jan. 26th in Gennett History, 1925: Bix Beiderbecke and his Rhythm Jugglers Recorded “Davenport Blues”

Jan. 26th in Gennett History, 1925: Bix Beiderbecke and his Rhythm Jugglers recorded “Davenport Blues” in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 5654, Brunswick 02206, HRS 22, and Session 6. The track featured Bix Beiderbecke (c), Tommy Dorsey (tb), Don Murray … Continue reading

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December 4th in Gennett History, 1924: The Wolverine Orchestra Recorded “When My Sugar Walks Down the Street”

December 4th in Gennett History, 1924: The Wolverine Orchestra recorded “When My Sugar Walks Down the Street” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 5620, Starr-Gennett 9611, and Tempo R-24. This recording featured Dave Harmon (v), Jimmy McPartland (c), George Brunies … Continue reading

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Oct. 9th in Gennett History, 1924: The Sioux City Six Recorded “Flock O’ Blues” and “I’m Glad”

Oct. 9th in Gennett History, 1924: The Sioux City Six recorded “Flock O’ Blues” and “I’m Glad” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 5569, Brunswick 02207, and Session 7. The recording featured Bix Beiderbecke (c), Miff Mole (tb), Rube Bloom … Continue reading

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Oct. 8th in Gennett History, 1924: The Wolverine Orchestra Recorded “Tia Juana”

Oct. 8th in Gennett History, 1924: The Wolverine Orchestra recorded “Tia Juana” in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 5565, HRS 26, and Temple 552. The recording featured Bix Beiderbecke (c), George Brunies (tb), Jimmy Hartwell (as/cl), George Johnson (ts), Dick … Continue reading

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Sept. 18th in Gennett History, 1924: The Wolverine Orchestra Recorded “Lazy Daddy”

Sept. 18th in Gennett History, 1924: The Wolverine Orchestra recorded “Lazy Daddy” in Richmond. The recording appeared on Ge. 5542, Clx. 40375, HRS 9, Poydras MJC-13, Tempo R-45, and Vinylite Jazz 8. It featured Bix Beiderbecke (c), George Brunies (tb), … Continue reading

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Aug. 6th in Gennett History, 1931: Bix Beiderbecke passed away

Aug. 6th in Gennett History, 1931: Bix Beiderbecke passed away. “Jazz Me Blues” was his first recorded solo. Bix and the Wolverine Orchestra first recorded in Richmond on 2/18/1924. The band consisted of Bix Beiderbecke (c); Al Gandee (tb); Jimmy … Continue reading

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