Teddy Wilson Pianist
He was born on November 24, 1912 (died on July 31, 1986, he was 73 years old) .
Theodore Shaw Teddy Wilson was an American jazz pianist. Described by critic Scott Yanow as the definitive swing pianist Wilson's sophisticated and elegant style 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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Is Teddy Wilson still alive?
No, he died on 07/31/1986, 35 years ago. He was 73 years old when he died. Cause of death: stomach cancer. He died in New Britain
What was Teddy's zodiac sign?
Teddy Wilson zodiac sign was sagittarius.
When is Teddy Wilson's next birthday?
Teddy Wilson was born on the , which was a Sunday
His first feature film was Bound by Honor (1993, as Wallace). He was 80 when he starred in this movie. Since 1993, he has appeared in 18 feature films. The last one is Loose Shoes (1980). In this movie, we watched him in the Elijah Abdoul Jamaal Muhammed character .
Teddy Wilson movie characters
The names of the characters/jobs in the films he starred in are as follows:
|Wallace||Bound by Honor (1993)||80|
|Hector Mapplethorpe||Bottle Rocket (1996)||83|
|Fumes||Life Stinks (1991)||78|
|Winston Blue||The Hunter (1980)||67|
|Pickle||Cleopatra Jones (1973)||60|
|X-Rays||The Vagrant (1992)||79|
|Porter||Big Trouble (1986)||73|
|Billy Tatum||Kiss Shot (1989)||76|
|Corey||That's Life! (1986)||73|
|Joe The Gardener||The Greatest (1977)||64|
|Billy||Genuine Risk (1990)||77|
|Nat||Weekend Pass (1984)||71|
|Jaycee||Newman's Law (1974)||61|
|Chips||The River Niger (1976)||63|
|Lindy||Black Eye (1974)||61|
|Collins||Malice in Wonderland (1985)||72|
|Elijah Abdoul Jamaal Muhammed||Loose Shoes (1980)||67|
His first TV Show was All in the Family (1971).
When his last album The Complete Teddy Wilson Piano Solos released, he was 108 years old. This album 'The Complete Teddy Wilson Piano Solos' contains 45 tracks
His first album Stars of the Apollo released 94 years ago, he was 14 years old. There were 28 songs in this album.
Top Teddy Wilson Songs
- Fools Rush In (The Noble Art Of Teddy Wilson, released 21 years ago)
- I Can't Face The Music (Moments Like This, released 15 years ago)
- Body And Soul - 1996 Remastered - Take 2 (After You've Gone:The Original Benny Goodman Trio And Quartet, released 34 years ago)
- My Funny Valentine (Jazz 'Round Midnight, released 28 years ago)
- Oh, Lady Be Good (After You've Gone:The Original Benny Goodman Trio And Quartet, released 34 years ago)
- Moonglow - Take 1 (The Fabulous Baker Boys (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack), released 32 years ago)
- Blues In C Sharp Minor (From The Sony Vault: Silly Scary Songs, released 8 years ago)
- As Times Goes By (I Got Rhythm, released 64 years ago)
- I Wanna Be Happy (The Impeccable Mr. Wilson, released 64 years ago)
- Yankee Doodle Never Went To Town - Take 1 (Lady Day: The Complete Billie Holiday On Columbia - Vol. 1, released 88 years ago)
Other facts about Teddy Wilson
|Place of death||New Britain|
|Country of citizenship||United States Of America|
|Family name||Wilson. Show people with the surname Wilson|
|Ethnic group||African Americans|
|Cause of death||Stomach Cancer|
|Date of death||1986-07-31T00:00:00Z|
|Sex or gender||Male|