That was Jimmy McPartland, who was one of the many Bix admirers in the
1920s. Jimmy memorized all of Bix's solos in his records with the
Wolverines. When Bix left the Wolverines in Oct 1924 and was replaced
by Jimmy, he fitted right in. When Jimmy went to New York to join the
Wolverines, he roomed with Bix. Jimmy kept his friendship with Bix to
the end of Bix's short life.
--- In RedHotJazz@yahoogroups.com, "Sean Moyses" <moyses@...> wrote:
> Folks, I just heard a record playing on the wondeful internet station
> Radio Dismuke by Irving Mills and his Hotsy Totsy Gang called "since
> you went away". The cornet solo of 32 bars was very "Bix" and I was
> wondering if anyone can shed light onto whether or not it was actually
> Bix playing it or in fact a very good imitator of his style?
> Best wishes,
> Sean Moyses