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UPI Almanac for Monday, March 10, 2014.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, March 10, 2013.
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The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, March 10, 2012.
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The Almanac

Today is Friday, March 10, the 69th day of 2006 with 296 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Thursday, March 10, the 69th day of 2005 with 296 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, March 10, the 70th day of 2004 with 296 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Monday, March 10, the 69th day of 2003 with 296 to follow.
By United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

On March 10-11, 1960, trumpeter Miles Davis and the Gil Evans Orchestra went into the studio to finish the "Sketches of Spain" recording they began four months earlier with the hallmark piece "Concierto de Aranjuez."
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Clarinetist Barney Bigard was born this day in New Orleans in 1906. After cutting his musical teeth with King Oliver's band in Chicago, he became a Duke Ellington Orchestra mainstay, playing in the band from 1927 to 1942.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Drummer Elvin Jones was born this day in 1927 in Pontiac, Mich. The younger brother of pianist Hank Jones and late trumpeter Thad Jones was a driving force in the John Coltrane Quartet in the 1960s and remains a busy and inspiring bandleader in his own ri
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Pianist and bandleader Luis Russell was born this day in 1902 in Careening Cay, Panama. In the 1930s, he led a hot band in Harlem's Saratoga Club. Sidemen included Henry "Red" Allen, Paul Barbarin and Albert Nicholas, and a decade later, young drummer Roy
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Today is March 18. Pianist and bandleader Jean Goldkette was born this day in Valenciennes, France, in 1899. He trained as a concert pianist in Greece and Russia before moving to the United States in 1911.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, March 10, the 69th day of 2002 with 296 to follow. The moon is waning, moving toward its new phase.
By United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Today is March 10. On March 10-11, 1960, trumpeter Miles Davis and the Gil Evans Orchestra went into the studio to finish the "Sketches of Spain" recording they began four months earlier with the hallmark piece "Concierto de Aranjuez."
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Surreal comic Spike Milligan dead at 83

LONDON, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Spike Milligan, a legend in Britain's comedy of the surreal and a favorite of Prince Charles despite once describing the royal as a "groveling little bastard," has died at the age of 83 at his south England home, his agent and manager announced Wednesday.
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Leon Bismark "Bix" Beiderbecke (March 10, 1903 – August 6, 1931) was an American jazz cornetist and composer, as well as a skilled classical and jazz pianist.

One of the leading names in 1920s jazz, Beiderbecke's career was cut short by chronic poor health, exacerbated by alcoholism. Critic Scott Yanow describes Beiderbecke as the "possessor of a beautiful, distinctive tone and a strikingly original improvising style. Beiderbecke's chief competitor among cornetists in the '20s was Louis Armstrong, but (due to their different sounds and styles) one really could not compare them." Bix Beiderbecke recorded many jazz standards during his career in the 1920s and early 1930s, including "Riverboat Shuffle", "Copenhagen", "Davenport Blues", "Singin' the Blues", "In a Mist", "Mississippi Mud", "I'm Coming, Virginia", and "Georgia On My Mind".

Bix Beiderbecke was born in Davenport, Iowa, the son of Bismark and Agatha Beiderbeckes, both natives of Iowa. He was the youngest of three children in the middle-class family of German origin. As a teenager he would sneak off to the banks of the Mississippi to listen to bands play on the riverboats arriving from the south.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Bix Beiderbecke."
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