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Jack Teagarden

Jack Teagarden
Born: Aug 20, 1905 in Vernon, TX
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Died: Jan 15, 1964 in New Orleans, LA
Genre: Jazz
Biography: One of the classic giants of jazz, Jack Teagarden was not only the top pre-bop trombonist (playing his instrument with the ease of a trumpeter) but one of the best jazz singers too. He was such a fine musician that younger brother Charlie (an excellent trumpeter) was always overshadowed. Jack started ...Read full biography
100 Years from Today
Released: 1963
Label: Memphis Archives
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Jack Teagarden's final recording, performed less than four months before his death, finds the trombonist/vocalist in particularly high spirits at the Monterey Jazz Festival. Mr. T. was reunited not only ...Read full review
Accent on Sound
Released: 1960
Label: Fresh Sound
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More Jack Teagarden albums: Main Albums (26), Compilations (129), DVD/Video (1)