The two cornets Bix bought in early 1927 were ...

by Albert Haim

.... Vincent Bach Stradivarius. The one in the Putnam Museum is the one engraved with Bix's name. I forget what happened to the other one.

According to Ralph Norton, "there is evidence that Bix used more than one Victor."  Bix bought a Victor with Jimmy McPartland (for Jimmy) in 1924 when Jimmy went to New York to join the Wolverines.


Posted on Sep 6, 2010, 2:25 PM

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