Bix is a 1991 Italian drama film directed by Pupi Avati and starring Bryant Weeks. The plot is about the final years of cornet player Bix Beiderbecke. It was entered into the 1991 Cannes Film Festival.
Bryant Weeks plays American jazz cornetist Bix Beiderbecke in an account of his life. Mark Sovel plays his friend and collaborator sax saxophonist Frankie Trumbauer. The film focuses on his conflicts with his family and his relations with the prominent jazz musicians of the 1920s, such as Hoagy Carmichael, Joe Venuti, Pee Wee Russell, Don Murray, and Paul Whiteman.
|author||Antonio Avati Lino Patruno Pupi Avati|
|contentLocation||United States of America|
|keywords||alcohol abuse don murray frankie trumbauer hoagy carmichael id jazz musician jean goldkette joe venuti new york city paul whiteman pee wee russell take advantage|