Teddy Wilson

Theodore Shaw “Teddy” Wilson was an American jazz pianist whose sophisticated and elegant style was featured on the records of many of the biggest names in jazz, including Louis Armstrong, Lena Horne, Benny Goodman, Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald. #

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  • I dont want to sound immodest, but what musicians like myself play is Ph.D. music compared to the nursery-school sounds of a lot of rock and roll. They’ve got to grow out of it? You can only maintain that stance so long- unless, in musical terms, you’re retarded.

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