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The Great Gatsby and the 1920's: Bix Beiderbecke and other Music of the Twenties

“So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.”

Bix Beiderbecke CDs

Cornetist Bix Beiderbecke's greatest recordings were mostly made in 1927. This definitive CD (reissued in 1990) has most of Beiderbecke's best-loved work, including "Singin' the Blues," "I'm Coming Virginia," "Ostrich Walk," "Way Down Yonder in New Orleans," and his solo piano classic "In a Mist.".... The beauty of Beiderbecke's horn outshone virtually every other brassman in the 1920s other than Louis Armstrong, and he never sounded better than on these records. ... ~ Scott Yanow

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