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The Blues Side of Jack Teagarden.

Jazz critic Kevin Whitehead reviews "That's a Serious Thing," a new reissue featuring trombonist Jack Teagarden. Kevin says the album shows how Teagarden brought a country influence into jazz. The album's on the RCA/Bluebird label and it features Teagarden performances from 1929 to 1957.


Other segments from the episode on April 23, 1990

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, April 24, 1990: Interview with Morley Safer; Review of Jack Teagarden's album "That's a Serious Thing"; Interview with Bill Plympton; Review of Richard Fletcher's book …


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