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Teddy Edwards

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Teddy Edwards was, with Dexter Gordon and Wardell Grey, the top youthful tenor from the past due ’40s. Unlike another two, he thought we would remain in LA and it has been underrated over time but continued to be in prime type well into his 70s. In early stages, he toured with Ernie Areas’ Orchestra, shifting to L.A. in 1945 to utilize Roy Milton as an altoist. Edwards turned to tenor when he became a member of Howard McGhee’s music group and was highlighted in lots of jam sessions through the period, documenting “The Duel” with Dexter Gordon in 1947. A natural-born head, Edwards did function briefly with Utmost Roach & Clifford Dark brown (1954), Benny Carter (1955), and Benny Goodman (1964), and he documented in the 1960s with Milt Jackson and Jimmy Smith. Nonetheless it was his very own information — for Onyx (1947-1948), Pacific Jazz, Modern (1960-1962), Prestige, Xanadu, Muse, SteepleChase, Timeless, and Antilles — that greatest shown his playing and composing; “Sunset Eye” can be Edwards’ best-known first.

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Full Name Teddy Edwards
Died April 20, 2003, Los Angeles, California, United States
Profession Actor, Saxophonist
Nationality American
Children Teddy Edwards, Jr
Music Groups Richie Powell
Music Songs Blue Saxophone, Up in Teddy's New Flat, Tempo de Blues, Together Again, Sunset Eyes, Teddy's Tune, Could You Forget, Higgin's Hideaway, I'm Not Your Fool Anymore, The Sermon, Blues in Teddy's Flat, Yes, I’ll Be Ready, Not So Strange, A Stairway to the Stars, I'm So Afraid of Love, Midnight Creeper, My KInda Blues, Smooth Sailing, The New Symphony Sid, At the La Villa, L.A. After Dark, The Blue Sombrero, The Warm Up, April Love, Eleven Twenty Three, Hot Tamale Joe, The Duel, Little Man, Vintage '57, Robbin's Nest, Beve's Comjumulations, Sittin' and Sighin'
Albums Teddy's Ready!, Feelin's, Good Gravy!, It's About Time, Together Again!!!!, Nothin' But the Truth!, Horn to Horn, Heart & Soul, Back to Avalon, Wise in Time, It's All Right!, The Inimitable Teddy Edwards, Ornithology, Smooth Sailing, Teddy's Ready! / Back To Avalon / Heart & Soul, Essential Recordings (Remastered), Close Encounters, Out of Nowhere, Jazzcraft Studio Recordings 1978-79, Blue Saxophone, All Legacy Masters (Remastered), Fairy Dance, Mississippi Lad, Teddy's Tune, Sunset Eyes, Jazz Collection, Over the Top Jazz Masterpieces (Remastered), That Old Feeling, Midnight Creeper, The Legend Of Terry Edwards, Out of This World, The Jazz Collection, Good Gravy, Ladies Man, Sunset Eyes / Good Gravy!, Tango In Harlem, Love Moods - Good Gravy, Teddy's Ready (Remastered 2016), Me Myself and My Songs, Sensational Hits from Past, Looking for the Gold Masterpieces (Remastered), Essential Jazz Masters, I Found My Love Outside, Can Anyone See The Light, All Night in Music, Hope, Not So Strange, Teddy Edwards & Howard McGhee: It's About Time / Together Again!! (feat. Les McCann Ltd)
Movies All of Me, One from the Heart


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Assistant Director

Assistant Director

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Coded 2015 TV Series second assistant director - 6 episodes

Producer

Producer

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Aberration 2015 Short producer completed
Hold Back 2015/II Short co-producer completed
Kids Who Jump Off Bridges 2015 Short executive producer post-production

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

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Four Steps from the Stairway 2014 Short production assistant completed
The Birdwatcher 2015 production assistant
Songs She Wrote About People She Knows 2014 production assistant

Director

Director

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Aberration 2015 Short completed

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Aberration 2015 Short writer completed

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Kids Who Jump Off Bridges 2015 Short post-production

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Special Effects

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Cry Like a Rainy Day 2015 Short special effects completed

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Art Department

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Cry Like a Rainy Day 2015 Short property master completed

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Trump Card 2015 Short best boy completed

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Aberration 2015 Short completed

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