Charlie Teagarden (1913-84) Signed Slip, "Charlie Teagarden", in green ink, 5 x 4.5, by the American jazz trumpeter, known as 'Smokey Joe'. He was the younger brother of Jack Teagarden. Teagarden played in his brother's big band in 1940, but soon branched off to lead his own ensembles. He played with Jimmy Dorsey in 1948-50 and Bob Crosby from 1954–58, as well as working with Pete Fountain in the 1960s. He worked steadily in Las Vegas after 1959. In fine condition.