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Solo - Big Band
Teddy Wilson

Solo - Big Band

8CD | Storyville | 0717101860722 | STCD 1088607 | 10-10

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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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Eine groartige 8 CD Box und dazu noch eine DVD mit einem Konzertmitschnitt (mit u.a. Ben Webster als Solisten!). Auf den CDs, die Solo-, Trio-, Sextet- und Big Band-Aufnahmen von 1939 bis 1983 umfassen, sind auch zahlreiche weitere Jazzstars zu hren, von Dizzy Gillespie und Coleman Hawkins bis Kai Winding und J.J.Johnson.

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