Daily Archives: July 25, 2010


It had to happen — that while in the UK I would find myself browsing on www.ebay.co.uk.  And browsing led me to this:

Would you mind having that on the wall to look at in odd moments, to think, however whimsically, “Hey, Louis sends me his best wishes”?  I wouldn’t mind, myself.


I was delighted to read this editorial piece in the Quad City Times (that’s Bix Beiderbecke’s home-town newspaper) about the influence of Bix here and abroad — as documented in a wonderful two-disc set.  And I was even happier to find myself quoted at length:


To be cited as an authority unexpectedly is a very rewarding state of affairs!  May it happen to you, too – – –