Teddy Wilson

One of the swing era's greatest pianists, Teddy Wilson's restrained, sophisticated approach moved the instrument into fresh territory. I worked with Teddy in 1984, two years before his death and it was an experience I'll never forget. He gave me his card and told me to call him if I got up to Boston. Unfortunately he was gone before I had the chance. I'm keeping that card though.


Red Mitchell
Bucky Pizzarelli
Eddie Daniels
Lew Tabackin and Clark Terry
Mose Allison
Marian McPartland
Mundell Lowe, Charlie Byrd and Bucky Pizzarelli
Jackie Cain
Teddy Wilson
Louis Bellson and Johnny Helms
Urbie Green and Bill Watrous
Chris Potter

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