Publicity is everything.
You need press if you want to be promoted. I have been doing a great deal of research for my multimedia jazz project, Teddy Edwards Now, on the life and career of Teddy Edwards. Over the years, I came across some interesting quotes and articles that attempt to describe what Teddy Edwards's music and life was all about. I have posted some of these quotes below as well as two very rare interviews with Teddy Edwards, which I dug up from my own personal collection. Visit the Teddy Edwards in the Press page to read the entire articles and interviews.
a hotbed of black musical creativity
in the 1940s and early 50s.
Los Angeles had both audience and artists in abundance.
Scores of clubs and more than a few radio stations
were caught up in the exhilaration of Be-bop.
Sadly, the wealth of outlets rarely was given any space in national
music publications and few people who weren’t on the scene
even suspect that any music was being played
outside of a few Hollywood jam sessions.”