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Bern Nix, Les Gallery Clemente Soto Velez, February 2005
|Born||September 21, 1947
Toledo, Ohio, U.S.
|Died||May 31, 2017
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Associated acts||Ornette Coleman, James Chance and the Contortions|
Bern Nix (September 21, 1947 – May 31, 2017) was an American jazz guitarist. He recorded and performed with Ornette Coleman from 1975-87, notably with guitarist Charlie Ellerbee in Coleman's Prime Time group on their key recordings, including Dancing in Your Head and In All Languages in 1987. Nix was voted among the top ten jazz guitarists poll by Down Beat magazine.
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