Fats Navarro

Trumpeter + Musician
Born Sep 24, 1923
Died Jul 7, 1950

Theodore "Fats" Navarro 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, most notably Clifford Brown.

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1923 Birth Born on September 24, 1923.


1950 27 Years Old In Charles Mingus' somewhat counter-factual autobiography Beneath the Underdog, Navarro and Mingus strike up a deep friendship while touring together. Navarro was hospitalized on July 1 and died in the evening of July 7, 1950. … Read More
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