Celebrations of Bix's Legacy

Celebrations of Bix's Legacy

Joined: January 1st, 1970, 12:00 am

June 15th, 2009, 6:13 pm #1

Bix Beiderbecke Memorial Jazz Festival

July 23-26, 2009
Davenport, Iowa

Bix Sunnyside Memorial (Vigil)

Aug 8, 2009 6 pm
46th/Bliss St. Sunnyside, New York

Albert
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Joined: January 1st, 1970, 12:00 am

June 16th, 2009, 7:15 pm #2

I spent one day in Davenport on June 7, 2009 attending a meeting of the Bix Museum Planning Committee.

It turned out to be a very productive meeting. Various aspects of the future museum were discussed its location within the Putnam Museum,



the general content of the exhibit stations, timelines, acquisitions, technical details about the construction, approaches in fund raising, etc. The exchange of concepts, ideas, and opinions was vigorous and fruitful.

Additional information will be forthcoming in a Bix Museum brochure and a dedicated website, both under development at this time.

Albert
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Mike O

June 16th, 2009, 7:37 pm #3

As I look at the photo of this grand edifice, I can't help but wonder - would Bix in his wildest dreams have imagined such a tribute as he lay on the bed in the sweltering heat of that August in 1931?
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June 20th, 2009, 7:15 am #4

I spent one day in Davenport on June 7, 2009 attending a meeting of the Bix Museum Planning Committee.

It turned out to be a very productive meeting. Various aspects of the future museum were discussed its location within the Putnam Museum,



the general content of the exhibit stations, timelines, acquisitions, technical details about the construction, approaches in fund raising, etc. The exchange of concepts, ideas, and opinions was vigorous and fruitful.

Additional information will be forthcoming in a Bix Museum brochure and a dedicated website, both under development at this time.

Albert
Thank you to my fellow members of the Bix Beiderbecke Museum and World Archives Council, Ltd. for their dedication and enthusiasm in the development of the 'Bix Hall'.
Some day, when it is completed, visitors to the Putnam Museum will realize how much planning, fund raising and hard work is involved in a project of this magnitude and importance.
Thank you also for honoring Uncle Bix in such a noble and splendid fashion.
I am delighted and I sense that Bix and his loving family are also.
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Joined: January 1st, 1970, 12:00 am

June 20th, 2009, 1:22 pm #5

Bix Beiderbecke Memorial Jazz Festival

July 23-26, 2009
Davenport, Iowa

Bix Sunnyside Memorial (Vigil)

Aug 8, 2009 6 pm
46th/Bliss St. Sunnyside, New York

Albert
Paul Maringelli sent the following information,

The memorial jazz concert will be held on Sat. Aug. 8th. It will be held under the Sunnyside Arch on 46th St. and Queens Blvd. The time this year will be earlier (because of permit restrictions) It will be from 4pm to 7pm.

This year's concert is sponsored by "Sunnyside Shines."

Albert
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