[Dixielandjazz] Bix as video theme

M J (Mike) Logsdon mjl at ix.netcom.com
Wed Apr 2 23:06:57 PST 2003

> << but small snippets of a modern
> band doing Bix tunes (and not all that good, to boot), >>
> That sir is purely a matter of opinion. As others have stated the trumpet 
> player for these recordings which after all were incidental music and in some 
> instances specially composed 'in the style of' to fit the action were played 
> by one of the U.K. best jazz trumpeters, the late lamented Kenny Baker. I'm 
> afraid that should anyone ask the album of the music is no longer available.

Indeed.  I should probably have clarified that my view of the snippets
is based on the disappointment that actual Bix recordings weren't used. 
Hearing the band in question outside of the context of the incidental
music of the series would no doubt find me enjoying what I was hearing,

Rev M J "Mike" Logsdon, Sub-deacon

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