Phil Pospychala Presents

Bix Beiderbecke


A Tribute to Bix Beiderbecke


March 5-8, 2015

The Dream Continues


Tribute to BIX Fest:

March 5-8, 2015
Marriott - Racine, WI

Featured Bands Include:

Marla Dixon and
her Shotgun Jazz Band

Tuba Skinny
with Erika Lewis

Steve Torrico's
Lakeshore Syncopators

Other Attractions:


Sue Fischer on Don Murray

Phuntoon on Gene Krupa

Phil Pospychala on Ferd Morton

Jazz Site Bus Tour to Hell
March 5
All New, All Chicago.
Laugh, eat, sleep, cry!
Two Days of New and Used Record, Book and
S/M Sales!

Prohaska, Jazz Record Mart, Beasley Books, Nelson, McGown, Illiana, Others!

Free Table with Either Patron Fee
50 Tables 50

$100 Mystery Record Contest!

Anybody can win! Schmooze Gal Approved!

Friday Late Nite Record spinning! Late Jam Session on Saturday Nite!

Free Bix Birthday Cakes on Sunday!

Rare Jazz Films
on big screen!
(Screen Fixed)
All New with
Ron Brosig


Friends of the Fest:

Shotgun Jazz Band

Tuba Skinny

Janet Klein

Madison Jazz Society

Illiana Club of Traditional Jazz

Riverwalk Jazz

Jazz Unlimited of Greater Milwaukee

Jazz Record Mart

International Association of
Jazz Record Collectors

Piano courtesy of the

St. Louis Jazz Club

Classic Jazz Stompers

Barbara Rosene

Indianapolis Jazz Club

The Bix Society

Racine Arts Council


Cooking for BIX

Nice Shoe

Alan Gresik as a kid.

Nancy in another life.

Tuba Skinny

Lakeshore Syncopators

I no longer tend bars, but I am still good looking!

The Bus Tour to Hell wants you!


Some of Steve's Lakeshore Syncopators

The Hospital said I could attend the Fest if a Schmooze Gal took care of me.

In Milwaukee!

Frank Pospychala - Chicago 1928

On our way to the fest!

Fletcher Henderson in the Middle East

Lakeshore Syncopators or Gangster Disciples or Latin Kings

Marla Dixon

Marla Dixon learned to play trumpet in high school, but after an odd, albeit fun, year with a small recreational British Drum Corps band, she gave up making music. Seven years later, she wandered into exactly the wrong Toronto dive at precisely the right time and heard Cliff Bastien's Happy Pals playing the music she'd always loved, but had never heard live.

Having begun her earnest trumpet and sousaphone education in bars and clubs of Toronto and New Orleans, Marla relocated to Lousiana in 2010 and found her way back to the front-line, playing trumpet with groups like the Shotgun Jazz Band, Ben Polcher's Orleans 6, and the Nola Jitterbug's Speakeasy Trio.

Miff Mole and Old Style 1950's.



Still got questions? E-mail Phil Pospychala  --

Erika Lewis

Listen Up! BIX phone hotline:
(847) 996-0246

Our official Fest Schmooze Gals will take care of everything. 
Bite off and mail $90 or $75 cash or check - for each patron admission or individual events of your choice to:

Phil Pospychala
15745 W. Birchwood Ln.
Libertyville  IL  60048-5101

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