Bix - The Romance And The Reality

Campbell Burnap presents a six-part series about ill-fated jazz legend Bix Beiderbecke.

Episodes

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01Oh Baby!20000104

With the voices of friends, family and colleagues and music from the golden age of jazz.

01Oh Baby!20000104

With the voices of friends, family and colleagues and music from the golden age of jazz.

02Big Boy20000111

Including the voices of Hoagy Carmichael, Jimmy McPartland and Paul Mertz and music from Beiderbecke's early groups - the Wolverines, the Sioux City Six and the Jean Goldkette Band.

02Big Boy20000111

Including the voices of Hoagy Carmichael, Jimmy McPartland and Paul Mertz and music from Beiderbecke's early groups - the Wolverines, the Sioux City Six and the Jean Goldkette Band.

03Idolising20000118

Including the voices of Frank Trumbauer, Ruth Shaffner and Lester Young and music from the golden age of jazz.

03Idolising20000118

Including the voices of Frank Trumbauer, Ruth Shaffner and Lester Young and music from the golden age of jazz.

04Krazy Kat20000125

Including the voices of Bing Crosby and Frank Trumbauer and music from the golden age of jazz.

04Krazy Kat20000125

Including the voices of Bing Crosby and Frank Trumbauer and music from the golden age of jazz.

05That's My Weakness Now20000201

Revealing how even in the midst of success the seeds of Bix's ultimate destruction became evident.

05That's My Weakness Now20000201

Revealing how even in the midst of success the seeds of Bix's ultimate destruction became evident.

06 LASTIn A Mist20000208

This programme concludes the story of the troubled jazz man and draws some conclusions, helped by Tom Pletcher, the voices of friends and colleagues and the music of Bix and those he influenced.

06 LASTIn A Mist20000208

This programme concludes the story of the troubled jazz man and draws some conclusions, helped by Tom Pletcher, the voices of friends and colleagues and the music of Bix and those he influenced.