Fats Navarro

Theodore "Fats" Navarro (September 24, 1923 – July 6, 1950) was an American jazz trumpet player. He was a pioneer of the bebop style of jazz improvisation in the 1940s. He had a strong stylistic influence on many other players, including Clifford Brown.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 24, 1923 (Key West), Died July 7, 1950 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1946 - 1949

Roles Represented in DAHR: trumpet

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor D6VB-2792 10-in. 9/5/1946 Epistrophy 52nd Street Boys ; Kenny Clarke Jazz/dance ensemble instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor D6VB-2795 10-in. 9/5/1946 Royal roost 52nd Street Boys ; Kenny Clarke Jazz/dance ensemble instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor D7VB-2659 10-in. 12/11/1947 April in Paris Coleman Hawkins Orchestra Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor D7VB-2660 10-in. 12/11/1947 How strange Coleman Hawkins Orchestra Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor D7VB-2661 10-in. 12/11/1947 Half step down, please Coleman Hawkins Orchestra Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor D9VB-0021 10-in. 1/3/1949 Overtime Metronome All Stars Jazz/dance band, with solos instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor D9VB-0022 10-in. 1/3/1949 Victory ball Metronome All Stars Jazz/dance band, with solos instrumentalist, trumpet  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Navarro, Fats," accessed February 28, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/372316.

Navarro, Fats. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 28, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/372316.

"Navarro, Fats." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 28 February 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/372316

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