BIX Fest

March 7 - 10, 2019

Schedule of Events

Hot Renaissance at Pudgy's
9pm - March 7th

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Thursday, March 7th

Jazz Site Bus Tour
Sleep, drink, pee, watch films on the bus - 10 to 8pm
Pudgy's - 9pm to ?

$20 with Patron package
$30 in advance or at the Door (if available)

Bus trip starts at 10am.
Racine Hotel Lobby
Returns 8pm to Lobby & Pudgy's across highway,
for Bix & Liz Beiderbecke's b-day & jam session.

Eat a Good Breakfast. Snacks & Drinks on bus.
Food at 6pm. Good & cheap. On the road.
Diabetics - please stuff pockets as required.

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Friday, March 8th

Record sales from 9am till 5pm

Concert 7-8pm, films from 8pm till ?
Concurrent Jam Session

10pm Late Nite Record Spinning


Saturday, March 9th

Record sales from 9am till 4pm

Lecture - 1pm - Essential Tram - mostly with Bix

Mystery Record Contest - 3pm
$100 in prize money

Concert from 7:00 pm to 1am
Cellar Boys
Shake 'em Up Jazz Band
Sweet Shieks
Ragtime Masters
Galaxie Girls

Jam Session after concert


Sunday, March 10th

Concert from Noon till 7pm - Plus Ragtime Masters

Extra Innings Jam Session in Lounge 8pm to ?
Free Admit. Cash Bar & Food

Free Bix birthday cake, 3pm


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Early Schmooze "Girls" late 1990's. Only Nancy Still Active

After tribute - in Davenport with Paul & his gang from Sweden. Year 2000.

Bix's bedroom & famous closet
Was Esten Spurrier a bad guy?

Bix played like a bear because of bad gin, per Illinois state doctor.
It opened his air passages, but would eventually kill him.

What's the dog's name? Maurice?

Who's that guy at bottom left? Free shot of Old Crow if you know!

Roya Naldi - See her here!

Hey! Dollface! Let's go to the fest! Honest to God. This guy calls me every day for a date.




2003 - Tiny Parham's grave

Alice Faye Anita Page
Sam in a former life?


Who dat? Kathy 2003


Some don't!

Phil at 111 yrs old

Have your cat dump on you to reduce fear.



Dan Levinson's Ted Lewis Orch. 2003


Band Personnel

Cellar Boys

Andy Schumm (ARR & CNT)
Dave Bock (TBN & TUBA)
John Otto (CLT & REEDS)

John Donatowicz (GTR & BJO)
Paul Asaro (PNO & VOCALS)
Roya Naldi (VOCALS)

Sweet Sheiks


Jen Muttin (GTR & WB)
Ousia Lydian (VLN)

Garrett Burton (BJO)
Andrew Spadaford (CLT)
Aaron Hohnson (TUBA)

Ragtime Masters

Reginald Robinson
John Reed-Torres

Shake 'em Up Jazz Band

Chloe Feoranzo (CLT & VOCALS)
Marla Dixon (TPT & VOCALS)
Haruka Kikuchi (TBN & VOCALS)
Molly Reeves (GTR & VOCALS)
Defne Incirlioglu (WSH & PERC)
Julie Schexnayder (BASS)