Weldon Leo "Jack" Teagarden (August 20, 1905 – January 15, 1964) was an American jazz trombonist and singer. According to critic Scott Yannow of Allmusic, Teagarden was the preeminent American jazz trombone player before the bebop era of the 1940s and "one of the best jazz singers too". Teagarden's early career was as a sideman with the likes of Tommy Dorsey, Paul Whiteman and lifelong friend Louis Armstrong before branching out as a bandleader in 1939 and specializing in New Orleans Jazz-style jazz until his death.
Birth and Death Data: Born August 20, 1905 (Vernon), Died January 15, 1964 (New Orleans)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928 - 1955
Roles Represented in DAHR: trombone, vocalist, leader, songwriter, vibraphone, trumpet, clarinet
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Recordings (Results 76-100 of 238 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Decca||38418||10-in.||8/24/1934||If I could only read your mind||Johnny Mercer||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||38419||10-in.||8/24/1934||The bathtub ran over again||Johnny Mercer||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||38874||10-in.||10/23/1934||It had to be you||Adrian Rollini Orchestra||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||38875||10-in.||10/23/1934||Sugar||Adrian Rollini Orchestra||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||38876||10-in.||10/23/1934||Davenport blues||Adrian Rollini Orchestra||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||38877||10-in.||10/22/1934||Somebody loves me||Adrian Rollini Orchestra||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||38878||10-in.||10/23/1934||Riverboat shuffle||Adrian Rollini Orchestra||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||63353||10-in.||2/28/1938||Goodnight, angel||Dick Robertson||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||63354||10-in.||2/28/1938||Let's sail to dreamland||Dick Robertson||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||63355||10-in.||2/28/1938||Drop a nickel in the slot||Dick Robertson||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||63356||10-in.||2/28/1938||You went to my head||Dick Robertson||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||64493||10-in.||9/1/1938||Love me or leave me||Teddy Grace||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||64494||10-in.||9/1/1938||Downhearted blues||Teddy Grace||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||64495||10-in.||9/1/1938||Crazy blues||Teddy Grace||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||64496||10-in.||9/1/1938||Monday morning||Teddy Grace||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||64592||10-in.||10/21/1938||Cuban overture (Gershwin), part 1-1||Paul Whiteman Concert Orchestra||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||64593||10-in.||10/21/1938||Cuban overture, part 2-1||Paul Whiteman Concert Orchestra||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||64594||10-in.||10/21/1938||Cuban overture, part 3-1||Paul Whiteman Concert Orchestra||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||64595||12-in.||10/21/1938||An American in Paris, part 1||Paul Whiteman Concert Orchestra||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||64596||10-in.||10/21/1938||An American in Paris, part 2||Paul Whiteman Concert Orchestra||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||64597||10-in.||10/21/1938||An American in Paris, part 3||Paul Whiteman Concert Orchestra||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||64598||10-in.||10/23/1938||Second rhapsody, part 1||Paul Whiteman Concert Orchestra||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||64599||10-in.||10/23/1938||Second rhapsody, part 2||Paul Whiteman Concert Orchestra||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||64616||10-in.||9/9/1938||I'm coming Virginia||Paul Whiteman and his Swing Wing||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||64617||10-in.||9/9/1938||Jamboree Jones||Paul Whiteman and his Swing Wing||instrumentalist, trombone|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Teagarden, Jack," accessed August 17, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104248.
Teagarden, Jack. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 17, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104248.
"Teagarden, Jack." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 17 August 2022.
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