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  1. Teddy Wilson (1912 - 1986) was a jazz pianist from the United States.
  2. Teddy Wilson, the sophisticated gentleman of swing who never played a bad note, plays up to his usually high standard. (Web site)
  3. Teddy Wilson was precious, and this recording -- one of the best in the Jazz Hour series -- shows why. (Web site)
  4. Teddy Wilson is as immaculate as ever on Where or When; the version includes Goodman and Krupa.
  5. Teddy Wilson is represented by recordings made both early and late in his career in this compilation of tracks from four different Storyville CDs.

Benny Goodman Trio

  1. In this venue, she brought together the Benny Goodman Trio with black pianist Teddy Wilson, pioneering such interracial collaborations. (Web site)


  1. Goodman was also on hand in 1935, when she continued her recording career with a group led by pianist Teddy Wilson.


  1. Teddy Wilson remained the consummate swinger throughout his career, with an instantly recognizable sound.


  1. He obtained his first important professional job with Teddy Wilson in 1939 and continued performing into the 1980s. (Web site)


  1. As a teenager McRae came to the attention of Teddy Wilson and his wife, the composer Irene Kitchings Wilson. (Web site)


  1. By mid-July the singer had returned to the recording studio for a session organized by Hammond and directed by Teddy Wilson. (Web site)


  1. The highlights of the 1947 recordings are sessions with pianist Teddy Wilson and drummer Jimmy Crawford.


  1. Unable to play with the rococo wizardry of Art Tatum or Teddy Wilson, though, he found a way of his own. (Web site)
  2. Benny Goodman broke with tradition by hiring Teddy Wilson to play with him and drummer Gene Krupa in the Benny Goodman Trio.
  3. It was the first opportunity that Goodman and pianist Teddy Wilson had an opportunity to play together.


  1. Powell adhered to a simplified left-hand "comping" recalling stride and pianist Teddy Wilson.


  1. Goodman and pianist Teddy Wilson, aided by a guest who was an amateur drummer, spontaneously began playing together.


  1. In 1940, he made the transition toward smaller combos, becoming a member of a sextet led by pianist Teddy Wilson. (Web site)


  1. Influenced by Teddy Wilson and Art Tatum, Jones' style was also open to bebop and his accessible playing was flexible enough to fit into many genres.

Lester Young

  1. Clayton was also featured on sessions with Lester Young, Teddy Wilson, and Holiday in the late '30s.

Jazz Pianist

  1. Teddy Wilson, jazz pianist (1912-1986), died in the city.


  1. Following this he worked at CBS with Russ Case, did time in Teddy Wilson 's trio, and played with Benny Goodman at the 1958 Brussels World's Fair.

Fats Waller

  1. Tatum (and other pianist of that generation such as Teddy Wilson, Fats Waller, J.P. Johnson) used what was called a "stride" left hand.


  1. He played with the bands of Fats Waller, Teddy Wilson, and others.


  1. He studied at the Peabody Institute, the Manhattan School of Music, and Juilliard, in addition to taking piano lessons from Teddy Wilson.
  2. I just kept playing!" A young admirer and record collector also introduced Akiyoshi to the music of Teddy Wilson. (Web site)
  3. Helping him break the color barrier while making music were pianist Teddy Wilson and vibraharpist Lionel Hampton.

Billie Holiday

  1. He continued to make his own recordings as well as some with Billie Holiday and Teddy Wilson, James P. Johnson, Lionel Hampton, Ida Cox, and others. (Web site)
  2. It was a winning combination when Hammond teamed up Billie Holiday in a session with Teddy Wilson. (Web site)
  3. Paul Robeson, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, and pianist Teddy Wilson were among the sponsors of his victory reception. (Web site)

Artie Shaw

  1. Consagrou-se apresentando-se com as orquestras de Duke Ellington, Teddy Wilson, Count Basie e Artie Shaw, e ao lado de Louis Armstrong.
  2. Best is a sideman appearance on a 1934 Red Norvo date that also includes Artie Shaw and Teddy Wilson. (Web site)
  3. She has recorded and performed extensively with jazz musicians (notably Artie Shaw, Teddy Wilson), Billy Strayhorn, and Duke Ellington. (Web site)


  1. Benny continued with this practice from the late 40's, linking with Count Basie, Teddy Wilson, Lionel Hampton and many more. (Web site)


  1. Billie Holiday (Lester's good friend) begins to record with various small bands (usually lead by Teddy Wilson and usually containing Lester Young). (Web site)
  2. The next night he returned with Teddy Wilson and Gene Krupa and invited Lionel to record.


  1. She also sang on recordings by Artie Shaw and Teddy Wilson (who was her accompanist at Café Society). (Web site)
  2. Most of the recordings, though, are not from the eras in question, including some '50s and '60s dates by Earl Hines and Teddy Wilson.


  1. Goodman begins recording with a racially integrated trio that includes pianist Teddy Wilson and drummer Gene Krupa.

Pianist Teddy Wilson

  1. His band in the early 1930's included the pianist Teddy Wilson, the saxophonist Chu Berry, the trombonist J. C. Higginbotham and the drummer Sid Catlett.
  2. Some of the guests included pianist Teddy Wilson, Gene Krupa, Benny Goodman and several other rather well-known jazz artists.
  3. Goodman was also on hand in 1935, when she continued her recording career with a group led by pianist Teddy Wilson who was part of the Benny Goodman Trio.

Small Groups

  1. In the summer of 1935, he arranged for the first of a series of recording sessions for her, singing with small groups led by Teddy Wilson.
  2. In the mid-1930s, Benny Goodman hired pianist Teddy Wilson, vibraharpist Lionel Hampton, and guitarist Charlie Christian to join small groups.

Hank Jones

  1. Itoh always loved these songs as performed by Teddy Wilson and thought that Hank Jones had the velvet touch to bring these songs alive again. (Web site)
  2. It was in this way that Schoenberg received informal piano lessons from master jazz pianists Teddy Wilson and Hank Jones.


  1. In July 1935, after playing together in a jam session, Goodman asked Teddy Wilson to record with Krupa and himself. (Web site)
  2. Around this time, Goodman formed a trio with Krupa and pianist Teddy Wilson, and a quartet featuring vibraphonist Lionel Hampton. (Web site)
  3. Soon thereafter, the Benny Goodman Trio (Goodman, pianist Teddy Wilson, and drummer Gene Krupa) became a quartet with the addition of Hampton.

Swing Era

  1. He grew up in the swing era and was a disciple of the playing of Art Tatum and Teddy Wilson.


  1. That was his trio with Teddy Wilson on piano and Krupa on drums.) Goodman really kicked off the swing era, mostly playing Henderson arrangements. (Web site)
  2. Carter's band included such players as Teddy Wilson on piano, Chu Berry on tenor and J.C. Higginbotham on trombone.
  3. He hired Fletcher Henderson as arranger and Teddy Wilson on piano in 1935 and in 1936 he added Lionel Hampton on vibraphone.

John Hammond

  1. One of the reasons we talk about John Hammond today is because he put Benny Goodman and Teddy Wilson on the same bandstand. (Web site)


  1. Hammond was a complex figure who did much to further the careers of Goodman, Count Basie, Billie Holiday, Teddy Wilson and others. (Web site)
  2. It was Hammond who persuaded Benny to form a trio composed of himself, black pianist Teddy Wilson (1912-1986), and drummer Gene Krupa.
  3. The best early Billie Holiday recordings were organized by Hammond with pianist Teddy Wilson.


  1. When Benny asked me to join the band, I knew that all of these wonderful pianists had been with him, like Teddy Wilson and Mel Powell.
  2. Hammond had encouraged Goodman to integrate his band, persuading him to employ pianist Teddy Wilson.
  3. That band also had such un-known names as Teddy Wilson (piano); Chu Berry (tenor sax) and a young trombonist named Dickie Wells. (Web site)

Gene Krupa

  1. Other members of the quartet included Teddy Wilson on piano and Gene Krupa on drums. (Web site)
  2. In 1935 he formed the Benny Goodman trio with Gene Krupa and Teddy Wilson; it became a quartet in 1936 when Lionel Hampton joined it. (Web site)
  3. Here, surrounded by a few men every bit as skillful as Goodman himself - Teddy Wilson, Gene Krupa and Lionel Hampton - there's no one who can touch him. (Web site)


  1. Hines became a strong influence on such slightly later pianists as Joe Sullivan, Jess Stacy, Teddy Wilson and particularly Nat King Cole. (Web site)
  2. That led the door to listening to other pianists such as Hines, Teddy Wilson, etc., eventually serving as a catalyst for his going out on his own.

Art Tatum

  1. Strayhorn was then introduced to the music of pianists like Art Tatum and Teddy Wilson at age 19. (Web site)
  2. He had first performed publicly in 1931, had been influenced through Earl Hines and Fats Waller, later through Teddy Wilson and Art Tatum.
  3. One of the all-time great pianists, Hines was a major influence on Teddy Wilson, Jess Stacy, Joe Sullivan, Nat King Cole, and even to an extent on Art Tatum. (Web site)

Benny Goodman

  1. In 1972, Teddy Wilson brought his young protégé to a jazz performance at the Waldorf Astoria where Schoenberg first met Benny Goodman. (Web site)
  2. Though one would not know this from the film, Teddy Wilson, Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, and Count Basie also played important roles in Billie's career. (Web site)
  3. In 1941 he joined Benny Goodman 's band and after that joined Teddy Wilson 's Sextet.

Lionel Hampton

  1. Teddy Wilson, Gene Krupa, Harry James and Lionel Hampton became names of a music which was very different to the music I normally came in contact with.
  2. It started with the Benny Goodman band when all the stars in the band went out on their own, like Lionel Hampton and Teddy Wilson and Harry James. (Web site)
  3. During the late 1960s and 1970s, Benny appeared in reunions with the other members of his quartet: Teddy Wilson, Gene Krupa and Lionel Hampton. (Web site)

Teddy Wilson

  1. When Benny Goodman heard him play, Goodman immediately asked Hampton to record with him, Gene Krupa on drums and Teddy Wilson on piano. (Web site)
  2. For example, bands lead by Benny Goodman, Gene Krupa, Lionel Hampton and Teddy Wilson were some representative of groups that had members from both races. (Web site)
  3. In 1936, Benny Goodman asked Lionel to join his small group, featuring Goodman, Teddy Wilson on piano and Gene Krupa on drums. (Web site)


  1. Music > Jazz > Big Bands > Lionel Hampton
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