Teddy Hill

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Birthday
7, 1909
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
May 19, 1978 (68)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
7, 1909
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
May 19, 1978 (68)

About

Multi-instrumentalist and big band leader known for being the manager of the famed jazz club Minton's Playhouse in Harlem.

Before Fame

He played gigs with the likes of George Howe before becoming a band leader in 1930.

Trivia

His Minton's Playhouse club became a hub for the growth of bebop music.

Family Life

His daughter, Gwendolyn Louise Hill, was born in 1930.

Associated With

He hosted the likes of eccentric pianist Thelonious Monk at Minton's.