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Theodore Shaw "Teddy" Wilson (born 1912-11-24 in Austin, Texas-died 1986-07-31 in New Britain, Connecticut) was a jazz pianist from the United States . His sophisticated and elegant style graced the records of many of the biggest names in jazz, including Louis Armstrong, Benny Goodman, Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald.

Wilson studied piano and violin at Tuskegee Institute. After working in the Speed Webb and Louis Armstrong bands, he joined Benny Carter's Chocolate Dandies in 1933. In 1935 he joined the Benny… read more

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  • Avatar for yan_g
    Whoever tagged this lounge is an idiot who doesn't get jazz
  • Avatar for mikonxms
    Amazing artist
  • Avatar for DavidSmith98
    We love you Teddy Wilson.
  • Avatar for Five_Long_Years
    Nice elegant music that's pretty smooth, ideal to study to :)
  • Avatar for Skimaskkass
    Wonderful Jazz, I need to get some copies of his music!
  • Avatar for Druid66
    Austin's native son played a mean keyboard, but his songs weren't mean, they were lush.
  • Avatar for deftplays
    awesome artist :)
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    Wonderful Teddy Wilson, one of the finest stride piano players. Absolute top.
  • Avatar for Squaredeath
    oh shit!

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