Toots Thielman

2.Toots Thielemans: “Bluesette” – Belgium (Wallonia)

Toots Thielemans (1922 – 2016), was a Belgian jazz musician mostly known for his harmonica playing and composing. He toured and recorded with musicians such as Oscar Peterson, Bill Evans, Dizzy Gillespie, Kenny Werner, Pat Metheny, Jaco Pastorius, Elis Regina and Paquito D’Rivera. In 2009 he was designated a Jazz Master by The National Endowment for the Arts, the highest honor for a jazz musician in the United States.