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Weldon Leo "Jack" Teagarden (August 20, 1905 – January 15, 1964), known as "Big T" and "The Swingin' Gate", was a jazz trombonist, bandleader, composer, and vocalist, regarded as the "Father of Jazz Trombone".

Born in Vernon, Texas, his brothers Charlie and Clois "Cub" and his sister Norma also became noted professional musicians. Teagarden's father was an amateur brass band trumpeter and started young Jack on…

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  • Para mi fue uno de los mejores trombonistas de la buena época del Jazz, con la oquesta de Louis Armstrong, grandioso! OK?
  • Great Jack!
  • Probably my favorite trombonist.
  • A musician between tradition and modernity, which also revealed a remarkable blues singer.
  • Up there with Louis as a singer & improviser. I love this man.
  • Empty Shoutbox? I cant believe it..

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