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30th Tribute to Bix Festival
March 7 @ 4:00 pm - March 10 @ 5:00 pm
Performers: Marla Dixon’s Shake ’em Up Jazz Band from New Orleans; Andy Schumm’s Chicago Cellar Boys with Roya Naldi (vocalist); Milwaukee’s Jen Muttin-Schrank & Her Sweet Sheiks Jazz Band;
The Ragtime Masters: Reg Robinson (Chicago) & John Reed-Torres (Los Angeles) on Twin Grand pianos and Nicole Wood’s Galaxie Girls chorus line. New/used record, book & Sheet music sale, rare jazz films, jam sessions, lectures on Armstrong’s Top 20 recordings & Bix & Tram’s OKeh recordings. Free Bix Birthday cake, Sunday. Friday evening is Speakeasy Night with Live hot music & rare films + John Reed-Torres on grand piano accompanying a silent film feature. Thursday at Pudgy’s across the highway with hot music and cheap beer & pizza. Lectures: “Bix: The Good, The Bad & The Worst. Bix & Tram on original OKeh labels in E condition. All of ’em. Free jam session until 2 or 3am on Sat. night