American jazz pianist (1912-1986) who by joining the Benny Goodman Trio in 1935, became the first black musician to perform with a previously all-white jazz group. In the 1930s Wilson recorded dozens of hit records with various singers, including many of Billie Holiday's most successful records. Uncommon glossy 8 x 10 ITA publicity photo, signed in blue felt tip, "Teddy Wilson, 3/1/85." In very good to fine condition, with scattered light creasing and surface impressions.
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