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Teddy Wilson

Solo - Big Band

€ 59.95
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  • Type CD
  • Label Storyville
  • UPC 0717101860722
  • Catalog number STCD 1088607
  • Release date 29 October 2010

About the album

Teddy Wilson made national news when he went on tour as part of the Benny Goodman Trio, the swing era’s first interracial group.

Teddy Wilson’s style evolved from the influence of Earl Hines, Art Tatum and Fats Waller, achieved a neat, quietly swinging symmetry, mostly in single-note lines, that was revolutionary in jazz and influenced countless musiciansThe box contains 8 CD’s and 1 DVD. There are studio sessions, transcriptions, radio broadcasts and live performances from 1939 to 1983. The DVD is called Boogie Woogie Dream and is a short with Teddy Wilson’s Big Band, Lena Horne, Pete Johnson and Albert Ammons.

The 8 CD’s are with solo piano, trio, sextet and big band His trio with guest soloists Dizzy Gillespie, Coleman Hawkins, Kai Winding and J.J.Johnson.

Ben Webster is soloist on the big band recordings.

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