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He was just 28 when he died in 1931, but cornetist and composer Leon "Bix" Beiderbecke was one of the most peer-acclaimed jazz talents of his day, and his influence and appreciation would only ripen for generations afterward. Director Brigitte Berman's remarkable documentary portrait-utilizing the only surviving performance footage of Bix, and testimony from greats including Hoagy Carmichael, Artie Shaw, Doc Cheatham and many more-offers great insight into a troubled musical titan and his heyday. 116 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English; Subtitles: English; theatrical trailer.
He was just 28 when he died in 1931, but cornetist and composer Leon "Bix" Beiderbecke was one of the most peer-acclaimed jazz talents of his day, and his influence and appreciation would only ripen for generations afterward. Director Brigitte Berman's remarkable documentary portrait-utilizing the only surviving performance footage of Bix, and testimony from greats including Hoagy Carmichael, Artie Shaw, Doc Cheatham and many more-offers great insight into a troubled musical titan and his heyday. 116 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English; Subtitles: English; theatrical trailer.
738329258924

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Format: DVD
Label: KINO LORBER
Rel. Date: 06/07/2022
UPC: 738329258924

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He was just 28 when he died in 1931, but cornetist and composer Leon "Bix" Beiderbecke was one of the most peer-acclaimed jazz talents of his day, and his influence and appreciation would only ripen for generations afterward. Director Brigitte Berman's remarkable documentary portrait-utilizing the only surviving performance footage of Bix, and testimony from greats including Hoagy Carmichael, Artie Shaw, Doc Cheatham and many more-offers great insight into a troubled musical titan and his heyday. 116 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English; Subtitles: English; theatrical trailer.
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