Esten Spurrier and Tom Pletcher
Esten Spurrier and Tom Pletcher

Two of Bix's proteges and a Getzen Eterna

Tom Pletcher and Jim Cullum
Tom Pletcher and Jim Cullum

at Savory Street Restaurant in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Tom Pletcher and Jim Cullum
Tom Pletcher and Jim Cullum

with their Getzen Eterna cornets

Michigan Nighthawks
Michigan Nighthawks

Ken Huisman, Jellema, Don Ingle, Tom Pletcher, Jerry Paawe

Jim Turner and Ron Hockett
Jim Turner and Ron Hockett

their last night together at the Landing, San Antonio

Tom Pletcher and Bobby Black
Tom Pletcher and Bobby Black

at the Landing, San Antonio, TX 2008

Don Ingle at Jazz Ltd.,1965
Don Ingle at Jazz Ltd.,1965
David with MCHRC and friends
David with MCHRC and friends

Mark Hess, Ed Torres, Ron Hockett, Tom Pletcher, Mike Pittsley

Spiegle Willcox
Spiegle Willcox

at Bix' gravesite, Davenport IA, July 24, 1999

More heros and mentors soon...