Phil Pospychala Presents

Bix Beiderbecke


A Tribute to Bix Beiderbecke


March 6-9, 2014

The Dream Continues
Part XXV


Tribute to BIX Fest:

March 6-9, 2014
Marriot - Racine, WI

Featured Bands Include:

Janet Klein
and her Parlor Boys

Marla Dixon and
her Shotgun Jazz Band

Josh Duffee's
Graystone Monarchs

Other Attractions:

Emulating Bix
with Sonny McGown

Jazz Site Bus Tour to Hell
March 6
Three states.
Laugh, eat, sleep, cry!
Two Days of New and Used Record, Book and
S/M Sales!

Prohaska, Jazz Record Mart, Beasley Books, Smith, Nelson, McGown, Illiana, Others!

Mystery Record Contest!
  Anybody can win! Schmooze Gal Approved!

Friday Late Nite Record spinning! Midnight Jam Session on Saturday Nite!

Free Bix Birthday Cakes on Sunday!

Rare Jazz Films
on big screen!


Friends of the Fest:

Janet Klein

Shotgun Jazz Band

Madison Jazz Society

Illiana Club of Traditional Jazz

Riverwalk Jazz

Jazz Unlimited of Greater Milwaukee

Jazz Record Mart

International Association of
Jazz Record Collectors

Piano courtesy of the

St. Louis Jazz Club

Classic Jazz Stompers

Barbara Rosene

Indianapolis Jazz Club

The Bix Society

Racine Arts Council


Looking for BIX

Alan Gresik as a kid.

Nancy in another life.

I don't work here anymore.

Video of "The Varsity Drag"- Josh Duffee & His Graystone Monarchs


The Bus Tour to Hell wants you! the tribute to Bix!

Come with me! We want you at the tribute to Bix fest!

Frank Pospychala - Chicago 1928

On our way to the fest!

Keep the woman, sell the car.

Original Graystone Monarchs or Gangster Disciples or Latin Kings

Marla Dixon

Marla Dixon learned to play trumpet in high school, but after an odd, albeit fun, year with a small recreational British Drum Corps band, she gave up making music. Seven years later, she wandered into exactly the wrong Toronto dive at precisely the right time and heard Cliff Bastien's Happy Pals playing the music she'd always loved, but had never heard live.

Having begun her earnest trumpet and sousaphone education in bars and clubs of Toronto and New Orleans, Marla relocated to Lousiana in 2010 and found her way back to the front-line, playing trumpet with groups like the Shotgun Jazz Band, Ben Polcher's Orleans 6, and the Nola Jitterbug's Speakeasy Trio.

Miff Mole and old style 1950's.



Still got questions? E-mail Phil Pospychala  --

Listen Up! BIX phone hotline:
(847) 996-0246

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Phil Pospychala
15745 W. Birchwood Ln.
Libertyville  IL  60048-5101

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