Bern Nix is a jazz guitarist. He has recorded and performed with Ornette Coleman, notably playing alongside fellow guitarist Charlie Ellerbee in Coleman's Prime Time group on their key recordings from Dancing in Your Head in the mid-1970 to In All Languages in 1987.
Nix has released CDs including "Alarms And Excursions" (September 1, 1993). First teaching guitar after arrival in New York City, Nix is a native of Ohio. He is a graduate of the Berklee College of Music and currently resides in New York, New York.
Nix also performed with James Chance and the Contortions and appears on their 1981 Live in New York recording.
Nix released a solo recording entitled Low Barometer (Tompkins Square Records) which will became available online in September 2006.
Another recent Nix composition, "Les is More", appears on "Art and Money", an album released by 1687, Inc. in 2006.