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Teddy Weatherford

Primary Instrument: Piano

Born: October 11, 1903 | Died: 1941    

Teddy Weatherford

Teddy Weatherford, a highly rated and legendary pianist, has been an obscure and mysterious figure whose few records are prized by collectors. His resume and career traverse international boundaries in his quest to present American jazz in the far corners of the globe. Back then, when the “jazz” label got pasted on any music that moved, there was some confusion abroad about just what jazz was. Was its essence syncopation or improvisation? Was it considered futuristic, or a novelty act with drummers doing tricks with sticks? Was it folk music or a more refined expression? For that reason, American musicians on foreign soil were enormously important locally, even if little remembered back home....
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    My Blue Heaven / They Can't Take That Away From Me

    Black Lion
    1938
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    My Blue Heaven / Ain't Misbehavin'

    Black Lion
    1937

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Featured recording “Piano & Swing in Paris 1935-38”

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Piano & Swing in Paris 1935-38

EMI Classics (1983)
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