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