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Saturday, 11/24/12

Happy 100th Birthday, Teddy!

Teddy Wilson, pianist, November 24, 1912-July 31, 1986

“Rosetta,” 1934

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“Body and Soul,” with the Benny Goodman Trio (BG, clarinet; TW, piano; Gene Krupa, drums), 1935

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“Foolin’ Myself,” Teddy Wilson Orchestra (TW, piano; Billie Holiday, vocals; Lester Young, tenor saxophone; Freddie Green, guitar; Jo Jones, drums, et al.), 1937

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lagniappe

radio

WKCR-FM’s celebration of his centennial, which I mentioned the other day, runs through midnight Sunday.

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musical thoughts

John Cage (whose centennial we recently celebrated), Conlon Nancarrow (ditto), Teddy Wilson—they’d make a helluva band.

Monday, 1/31/11

Roy Eldridge, January 30, 1911-February 26, 1989

No you, no me.

Dizzy Gillespie

“I Can’t Get Started,” live (TV broadcast), 1958

Vodpod videos no longer available.

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“After You’ve Gone,” 1937

Vodpod videos no longer available.

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“Wabash Stomp,” 1937

Vodpod videos no longer available.

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“Let Me Off Uptown” (Gene Krupa Orchestra with Anita O’Day), 1942

Vodpod videos no longer available.

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lagniappe

radio Roy Eldridge

WKCR-FM’s centennial birthday celebration, mentioned yesterday, continues until midnight.

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