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Jack Teagarden

Weldon Leo "Jack" Teagarden (August 20, 1905 – January 15, 1964), known as "Big T" and "The Swingin' Gate", was a jazz trombonist, bandleader, composer, and vocalist, regarded as the "Father of Jazz Trombone". Born in Vernon, Texas, his brothers Charlie and Clois "Cub" and his sister Norma also became noted professional musicians. Teagarden's father was an amateur brass band trumpeter and started young Jack on baritone horn; by age seven he had switched to trombone. Read more on

Jack Teagarden has 4 songs that have been featured in movies like Infinity, Nothing But Trouble, King of the Hill and The War Room. What is your favorite song by Jack Teagarden?


Songs from Jack Teagarden

She's A Great, Great Girl
A Hundred Years from Today (1933)
I Swung The Election
Beale Street Blues

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