Jack Teagarden Biography

(1905–1964)
Jack Teagarden was an influential jazz trombonist - regarded as the "Father of Jazz Trombone."

Synopsis

Born in 1905 in Vernon, Texas, Jack Teagarden was an influential jazz trombonist and singer, regarded as the "Father of Jazz Trombone." His musical abilities were largely self-taught and for that reason, unrestricted. He developed innovative positions and effects on the instrument, and was known for his bluesy-style. He recorded with Louis Armstrong, among other notable jazz players.

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