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The Belgian-American also developed a signature style by playing a guitar and whistling in unison, and his music has been part of the “Sesame Street” theme song. Toots Thielemans, one of the only musicians to have a successful career as a jazz harmonica player, performing with greats like Ella Fitzgerald …
His performing career may be over at 93, but the Belgian-born jazz giant is still a towering figure in the music. LA HULPE, Belgium — His gait is unsteady and his broad face thinning with age. But for nearly two hours this summer, Jean “Toots” Thielemans — who more than …
Toots Thielemans – Bluesette (1962) – YouTube.
Diana Krall (with Toots Thielemans) La vie en rose.flv – YouTube.
Toots Thielemans Bill Evans – The Days of Wine and Roses.wmv – YouTube.