Jack Teagarden


Meet Me Where They Play The Blues

  • Release Date: 11 Apr 1995
  • GTJCD-12063-2

The trombonist-singer Jack Teagarden (1905-1964) was one of jazz's supreme individualists, a "traditional jazz" soloist par excellence who created his own uncategorizable tradition. "Big T.," who handled the "trambone," as he called it, with consummate ease, had led his own big band and was for years the featured sideman in his friend Louis Armstrong's finest All-Stars. These 1954 sessions spotlight Teagarden and three standout small groups (two sextets and a sep… MORE