In a Mist

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"In a Mist"
Single by Bix Beiderbecke
B-side"Wringin' an' Twistin'"
ReleasedOctober 1927
RecordedSeptember 9, 1927, New York City
LabelOkeh, Vocalion
Songwriter(s)Bix Beiderbecke
Bix Beiderbecke singles chronology
"For No Reason at All in C"
"In a Mist"

"In a Mist" is a 1927 song composed by Bix Beiderbecke and released as a 78 single on Okeh as a piano solo. The song has become a jazz and pop standard.


"In a Mist" was recorded on September 9, 1927 in New York and released as Okeh 40916 and Vocalion 3150 backed with "Wringin' an' Twistin'" which was recorded with Frankie Trumbauer and Eddie Lang. Bix Beiderbecke played piano on the recording.

Bix Beiderbecke performed the composition on piano accompanied by Roy Bargy and Lennie Hayton at Carnegie Hall on October 7, 1928 at a jazz concert presented by Paul Whiteman.

Cover versions[edit]

UK 78 single release of "Bixology (In a Mist)" on Parlophone, R 3504.


  • Bix: Man and Legend by Richard M. Sudhalter & Philip R. Evens, Quartet, 1974.
  • Bix: The Definitive Biography of a Jazz Legend by Jean Pierre Lion with the assistance of Gabriella Page-Fort, Michael B. Heckman and Norman Field, Continuum Publishers, New York/London, 2004.
  • Remembering Bix by Ralph Berton, Harper & Row, 1974.
  • Bix Beiderbecke by Burnett James, Cassell & Co, Ltd., 1959.
  • "Our Language." Episode 3, Jazz (television miniseries) by Ken Burns, PBS Home Video/Warner Home Video, 2001.
  • Leon "Bix" Beiderbecke. Red Hot
  • Pops: Paul Whiteman, King of Jazz by Thomas A. DeLong, New Century Publishers, 1983,

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