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Bern Nix

g, 1950-2017 US, Toledo, Ohio
Musician of Jazz

American Jazz/No-Wave guitarist, born 21 September 1947 in Toledo, Ohio, USA; died 31 May 2017 in New York, New York, USA. Hailed as one of the greatest jazz guitarists of our time, Bern was voted among the top ten jazz guitarists poll by Down Beat magazine. He recorded and performed with Ornette Coleman from 1975 to 1987. Nix also performed with James Chance & The Contortions and appears on their 1981 Live in New York recording. He has also appeared with Jayne Cortez, John Zorn, Marc Ribot, Elliott Sharp, Jemeel Moondoc, Ronald Shannon Jackson, James Chance, and Kip Hanrahan.

        
Instruments
  • Guitar
  • Electric guitar
Genres
  • Jazz
  • R&B/Soul
  • Spoken Word
  • Rock
Popular Tracks   
Low Barometer on Low Barometer by Bern Nix
Just Friends on The Bern Nix Trio: Alarms and Excursions by Bern Nix, Fred Hopkins & Newman Baker
Z Jam Blues on The Bern Nix Trio: Alarms and Excursions by Bern Nix, Fred Hopkins & Newman Baker
Ballad for L on The Bern Nix Trio: Alarms and Excursions by Bern Nix, Fred Hopkins & Newman Baker
Acuity on The Bern Nix Trio: Alarms and Excursions by Bern Nix, Fred Hopkins & Newman Baker
Boundaries on The Bern Nix Trio: Alarms and Excursions by Bern Nix, Fred Hopkins & Newman Baker
Let's Don't on The Bern Nix Trio: Alarms and Excursions by Bern Nix, Fred Hopkins & Newman Baker
Desert Storm on The Bern Nix Trio: Alarms and Excursions by Bern Nix, Fred Hopkins & Newman Baker
Autumn Abade on Low Barometer by Bern Nix
Driving Sideways Backwards on The Bern Nix Trio: Alarms and Excursions by Bern Nix, Fred Hopkins & Newman Baker

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Band Members
Discography
Title Artist Year Type
A Day Like ThisJeffrey Shurdut, Bern Nix, Hill Greene, Chris Forbes, Daniel Carter2004Album
The Dream Of A Ridiculous ManJeffrey Shurdut, Bern Nix, Sabir Mateen2003Album
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