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Jack Teagarden (I) (1905–1964)

Jack Teagarden played trombone with a relaxed style and a unique technique that still inspires awe even today. He was also a great jazz singer, charming and warm, with influences from the African American blues singers he listened to while growing up in Texas. Born on Aug. 29, 1905, Teagarden learned trombone by the age of 10. While still in his ... See full bio »
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 2014 Cesar Chavez (performer: "Beale Street Blues")
 2009 Johnny Mercer: The Dream's on Me (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "The Waiter, the Porter and the Upstairs Maid", "Jeepers Creepers", "Fare-Thee-Well to Harlem")
 2003 Seabiscuit (performer: "Son of the Sun")
 1998 Claire Dolan (performer: "A Hundred Years from Today")
 1996 Infinity (performer: "She's A Great, Great Girl")
 1993 The War Room (Documentary) (performer: "I Swung The Election")
 1993 King of the Hill (performer: "A Hundred Years from Today" (1933))
 1991 Nothing But Trouble (performer: "She's A Great, Great Girl")
 1960 The Revlon Revue (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- A 70th Birthday Salute to Paul Whiteman (1960) ... (performer: "Basin Street Blues", "Jeepers Creepers", "Lazy River", "Them There Eyes", "Christmas Night in Harlem" - uncredited)
 1957-1958 Timex All-Star Jazz Show (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 30 April 1958 (1958) ... (performer: "Basin Street Blues", "Jeepers Creepers" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 30 December 1957 (1957) ... (performer: "Rockin' Chair" - uncredited)
 1945 Sliphorn King of Polaroo (Short) (performer: "The Skiphorn King of Polaroo")
 1944 Twilight on the Prairie (performer: "The Blues") / (writer: "The Blues")
 1944 Hi, Good Lookin'! (performer: "Aunt Hagar's Blues")
 1943 So's Your Uncle (performer: "Otchi Tchorniya (Dark Eyes)")
 1941 Birth of the Blues (performer: "The Waiter, and the Porter and the Upstairs Maid")
 1939 Hoagy Carmichael (Short) (performer: "Two Sleepy People", "That's Right - I'm Wrong", "Washboard Blues", "Small Fry", "Rockin' Chair", "Stardust", "Lazy Bones")
 1929 Ben Pollack and His Park Central Orchestra (Short) (performer: "My Kinda Love" - uncredited)
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Jack Teagarden and His Orchestra
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He was an inventor, redesigning mouthpieces, mutes, and water valves and inventing a new musical slide rule. See more »

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Leo

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