Teddy Wilson

Teddy Wilson, the definitive swing-era pianist, joins Piano Jazz host Marian McPartland in an engaging program of piano performances and conversation. Here, McPartland and Wilson discuss and play joyfully swinging renditions of songs from his early days in New York with Benny Carter to his many years spent with the legendary Benny Goodman. The fascinating conversation segments also cover such topics as the piano icon’s approach to learning new tunes, the importance of being relaxed wh… MORE