Teddy Hill

Real Name:
Theodore Hill
American saxophonist, band leader, and nightclub manager.

b. December 9, 1909 (Birmingham, AL, USA)
d. May 19, 1978 (Cleveland, OH, USA)

Started out playing with George Howe ('27), Luis Russell ('28-29), and James Price Johnson ('32). From '32 he began to regularly lead his own band, which at times included sidemen such as Leon "Chu" Berry, Dizzy Gillespie, and Frank Newton. From 1940 he gave up leading to become manager of Minton's Playhouse, Harlem. He left there in 1969 to become manager of Club Baron, Harlem.
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Teddy Hill Discography Tracks


HQ 2053 Teddy Hill - Tiny Bradshaw / Teddy Hill album art Tiny Bradshaw, Teddy Hill Tiny Bradshaw, Teddy Hill - Tiny Bradshaw / Teddy Hill(LP, Comp) Harlequin HQ 2053 UK 1987 Sell This Version
HEP CD 1033 Teddy Hill - Uptown Rhapsody album art Teddy Hill Uptown Rhapsody(CD, Comp) Hep Records (3) HEP CD 1033 UK 1992 Sell This Version
none Teddy Hill - In Chronology - 1935-1937 album art Teddy Hill In Chronology - 1935-1937(26xFile, MP3, Comp, 320) Complete Jazz Series none 2009
Q-021 Teddy Hill - And Their Orchestras album art Teddy Hill, Cab Calloway Teddy Hill, Cab Calloway - And Their Orchestras(LP, Comp) Queen-disc Q-021 Italy Unknown Sell This Version