May Alix

Liza Mae "May" Alix (August 31, 1902 in Chicago, Illinois - November 1, 1983) was an American cabaret and jazz vocalist.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 31st, 1902 (Chicago), Died 1983

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1926 - 1929

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
OKeh 9892 10-in. 11/16/1926 Big butter and egg man from the West May Alix ; Louis Armstrong ; Hot Five Jazz/dance ensemble, with female-male vocal duet vocalist  
OKeh 9893 10-in. 11/16/1926 Sunset Cafe stomp May Alix ; Louis Armstrong ; Hot Five Jazz/dance ensemble, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Brunswick C3844 10-in. 7/11/1929 Birmingham Bertha Jimmie Noone’s Apex Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Brunswick C3845 10-in. 7/11/1929 Am I blue? Jimmie Noone’s Apex Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Brunswick C3848 10-in. 7/11/1929 My daddy rocks me (With one steady roll) The Club Ambassadors Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Brunswick C3898 10-in. 7/19/1929 Ain’t misbehavin’ Jimmie Noone’s Apex Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Brunswick C3899 10-in. 7/19/1929 That rhythm man Jimmie Noone’s Apex Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Brunswick C3900 10-in. 7/19/1929 Off time Jimmie Noone’s Apex Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Brunswick C3942 10-in. 7/25/1929 Birmingham Bertha Walter Barnes ; Royal Creolians Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo; without vocal (take G) vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Alix, May," accessed April 12, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113760.

Alix, May. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 12, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113760.

"Alix, May." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 12 April 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113760

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