There will be two seminars at the Clarion Hotel on Friday, July 23, 2010.
9:30-10:30 "Bix and the People Who Knew Him." Randy Sandke and Vince Giordano.
10:30-12:00 "The Real Bix - Bix & Friends on Screen." Mark Cantor [see note].
To find out what bands play when and where, visit http://bixsociety.org/attachments/039_2010_Schedule.pdf
See you there. My wife and I have our plane and hotel reservations all set. Will arrive late in the afternoon on Thursday. Staying at the magnificent Beiderbecke Inn.
Note. Mark Cantor is a collector of jazz films; counting all formats (film, DVD, laser discs and videos) Mark has about 5,000. He has a website, http://www.jazz-on-film.com/ He often lectures at jazz festivals. For example, his next lecture will be in a few days. From http://www.eurweb.com/?p=24453
"The Playboy Jazz Festivals annual Jazz on Film night, presented by noted jazz archivist Mark Cantor, on Thursday evening, June 10th at 7:30 p.m., will celebrate the legacy of jazz with a move to a new location in Mid-City Los Angeles this year."