Tag Archives: Wolverines

Happy 113th Birthday, Bix Beiderbecke! (3/10/1903)

Happy 113th Birthday, Bix Beiderbecke! (3/10/1903). Here is Bix Beiderbecke with Wolverines Orchestra and Gennett engineer, Ezra Wickemeyer in 1924 at Richmond’s Penn

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

October 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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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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May 6th in Gennett History, 1924: The Wolverine Orchestra Recorded “Riverboat Shuffle”

May 6th in Gennett History, 1924: The Wolverine Orchestra recorded “Riverboat Shuffle” in Richmond. It was released on Gennett 5454. The track featured Bix Beiderbecke (c); Jimmy Hartwell (cl); George Johnson (ts); Dick Voynow (p); Bob Gillette (bj/g); Min Leibrook … Continue reading

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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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Happy 108th Birthday, Jimmy McPartland! (3/15/1907)

Happy 108th Birthday, Jimmy McPartland! (3/15/1907). He recorded “Prince of Wails” with the Wolverine Orchestra on cornet on 12/12/1924. It appeared on Gennett 5620, Starr-Gennett 9611, and Tempo R-24.

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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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