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Theodore Shaw "Teddy" Wilson (November 24 1912 – July 31 1986) was an American jazz pianist. Biography
Wilson was born in Austin Texas on November 24 1912. 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.

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 perhaps the first well-known black musician to play publicly in a racially integrated group.