Wilson at the Turkish Embassy in Washington, D.C., 1940
|Birth name||Theodore Shaw Wilson|
|Born||November 24, 1912|
Austin, Texas, U.S.
|Died||July 31, 1986 (aged 73)|
New Britain, Connecticut, U.S,
|Associated acts||Louis Armstrong, Earl Hines, Billie Holiday, Lester Young, Lena Horne, Benny Goodman|
His work 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. With Goodman, he was one of the first black musicians to appear prominently with white musicians.
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- "NEA Jazz Master: Teddy Wilson, Pianist, Arranger, Educator". National Endowment for the Arts. Archived from the original on 2012-05-15. Retrieved 2012-06-17.
- "Teddy Wilson Dies; Pianist and Leader Of 30's Jazz Combos". The New York Times. Associated Press. 1 August 1986.
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