Legendary jazz trombonist and vocalist (1905-1964) born in Vernon, Texas known for work with Benny Goodman and others. Like Goodman, a white man accepted as a peer by black jazz artists.
RedHotJazz page offers brief biography with discography and filmography.
Detailed Connexions biography by Catherine Schmidt-Jones includes technical discussion of his unusual playing technique.
Trombone Page of the World biography written by Scott Yanow, with extensive discography and shopping links.
Extensive site offers biographies, obituary, reminiscences, photos, discography, albums for sale, and account of efforts to halt bootlegging by son and heir Joe Teagarden.
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