3058Re: One Bixian is Back (was Bee Palmer and Ralph Berton)
- Aug 8, 2006Hello Jeffrey,
All takes of these tunes are the same, as far as I know. Your date
for "Wringin' and Twistin'" is correct; "In A Mist" was recorded on
Bix seems to have made no other solo piano records, but he plays piano
on "Wringin' and Twistin'," and "For No Reason At All In C" (5-13-27).
Three of his solo piano compositions were later recorded by Jess
Stacey: "Flashes," "In the Dark" (both 1935), and "Candlelights" (1939).
--- In RedHotJazz@yahoogroups.com, "Jeffrey Jastram" <mister_j@...> wrote:
> Please help ...
> I have two records containing "Wringin' An' Twistin'" (Okeh
> Vocalion 3150/81450) by "Tram-Bix and Lang". Both were recorded
> (I think) with "In A Mist" on the other side. I believe these may be
> identical recordings (in particular, note that both contain
> in your conversation, the Vocalion label is not mentioned.
> Are these two from the same session? Identical takes or different?
> questions for "In A Mist"? Also, were there any other piano solos
> by The Bixster? The "tinkling" on these is delightful!
> Another Bix fan,
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