May 9, 2022 7:00 pm
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“Bix: Ain’t None of Them Play Like Him Yet”: Michigan Theatre.

(Brigitte Berman, 1981, restored in 2020). Documentary chronicling the extraordinary life and career of influential jazz cornetist, pianist and composer Leon “Bix” Beiderbecke, who died in 1931 at the age of 28. Film Forum repertory programming director Bruce Goldstein calls it “the best film ever made about a jazz musician.” Tickets include a pre-screening reception (5:45 p.m.) with food from the Blue LLama jazz club and live music by local trumpeter Justin Walter’s Hot Five. 7 p.m. Go to for tickets. Michigan Theater. Proof of vaccination (or negative Covid test within 72 hours) required for all patrons over the age of 12. Tickets $10.50 unless otherwise noted (children under 12, students, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8.50; MTF members, $8) in advance online (recommended) & at the door. For updated schedule, see Different times.