In 1981, director Brigitte Berman released Bix: 'Ain't None of Them Play Like Him
,' a documentary on cornetist Bix Beiderbecke
. The short-sentence narration and interviews with Beiderbecke's bandmates are remarkable. You may know Berman best as the winner of an Oscar for Artie Shaw: Time Is All You've Got
, which she shared in 1987 with Down and Out in America,
directed by Lee Grant. Berman's most recent documentary is Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel
the Bix documentary, with a special thanks to reader David Perrine for sending along the link...
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