Fats Navarro
American jazz trumpeter
Fats Navarro
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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Jazz : Interview du trompettiste Roy Hargrove - Toute la culture
Google News - over 5 years
Clifford Brown, Fats Navarro, Miles Davis, Freddy Hubbard, Woody Shaw, Louis Armstrong, Kenny Dorham, Denzil Best, Tous ! On me pose toujours cette question mais la liste est infinie. En tant que musicien très éclectique, que penses-tu de la position
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Gilbert Castellanos: San Diego's nurturing jazz professor - SignOnSanDiego.com
Google News - over 5 years
Paul introduced me to smaller bands and to trumpeters like Miles Davis, Fats Navarro, Clifford Brown, Dizzy (Gillespie) and Roy Eldridge." Castellanos' prodigious skills quickly became apparent and he began playing music professionally when he was 11
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Louis Armstrong - muž, ktorý priblížil džez bielym - Webnoviny.sk
Google News - over 5 years
Svojou tvorbou ovplyvnil nielen trubkárov ako Fats Navarro, Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis alebo Wynton Marsalis, ale aj džezových, bluesových a popových muzikantov na celom svete, čo v dejinách hudby nemá obdobu. Armstrong žil celý život v presvedčení,
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Key West: Durch Hemingways Heimat - Berliner Morgenpost
Google News - over 5 years
Bebop-Trompeter Fats Navarro wurde hier geboren. Tennessee Williams, Truman Capote sowie Kinderbuchautor und Singer-Songwriter Shel Silverstein ("Onkel Shelby") wirkten hier. Und José Marti, ein kubanischer Poet und Schriftsteller, der als Nationalheld
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Ghosts of Riverbends Past - Chattarati (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
One of the forefathers of bebop and modern jazz, as well as Afro-Cuban jazz, Gillespie influenced jazz greats such as Miles Davis, Fats Navarro, Clifford Brown, Arturo Sandoval and Chuck Mangione, His style was so complex that few musicians have
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My Terrifyingly Gracious Meeting With Miles Davis - Wall Street Journal (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
To my surprise, he began to talk about how he enjoyed playing acoustic hard bop in its day – and then launched into a long story about Fats Navarro, a trumpeter who I knew only a little about. When I asked about what we might expect from the Davis band
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Altri articoli interessanti - Marsala.it
Google News - almost 6 years
... Buck Clayton, Billy Taylor, Trummy Young, Art Tatum, Ben Webster, Lester Young, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonious Monk, Bud Powell, Fats Navarro, Sid Catlett, Charlie Shavers, Al Cohn, a Peggy Lee, Sarah Vaughan, Carmen McRae
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Pushing jazz mainstream - Irish Times
Google News - almost 6 years
... though the trick is to make it look effortless; and it has a cast of legends whose names are spoken in hushed tones, who mostly didn't live long enough to become dull – Mingus, Miles and Monk or John Coltrane, Jaco Pastorius and Fats Navarro
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Can a White Guy Tell a Story as an African American Woman? - Huffington Post (blog)
Google News - almost 6 years
She materialized with her ax and her angst about whether she had the chops to really play with authority that thing from which Louis Armstrong and Fats Navarro, Dizzy Gillespie, Clifford Brown, and so many other men have coaxed such rapture
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CRITICS' CHOICE; New CDs
NYTimes - over 7 years
DAVE DOUGLAS & Brass Ecstasy ''Spirit Moves'' (Greenleaf) About halfway through ''Spirit Moves,'' his first album with the band he calls Brass Ecstasy, the trumpeter Dave Douglas presents a tune by the name of ''Bowie.'' It begins with the huffing of a tuba, played by Marcus Rojas, and the rudimentary clatter of a snare drum, played by Nasheet
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THE ISLAND; Jazz Night: All Hands On Deck
NYTimes - over 9 years
RIVERHEAD ONE by one, the musicians squeezed into the old ship-captain's living room, a galley-sized space cluttered with nautical and musical items. As the players unpacked their instruments, the captain meandered melodically on the piano, playing phrases that gathered into a medium-tempo blues. The bass player fell in with a strong, low line. A
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Hits From a Drummer Who Reveled in Change
NYTimes - over 9 years
A selected discography of recordings featuring Max Roach, in chronological order: 'THE COMPLETE SAVOY AND DIAL MASTER TAKES' Charlie Parker (Savoy Jazz, three discs). Bebop from the 1940s and early '50s, landing like an asteroid on the jazz scene. Tracks with Mr. Roach include ''Now's the Time,'' ''Koko'' and others. 'THE AMAZING BUD POWELL, VOL.
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MUSIC; The Sideman Is the Star: Percy Heath's New CD
NYTimes - almost 13 years
HE has made hundreds of albums, but always as a sideman. Finally, the jazz bassist Percy Heath, who turned 81 on Friday, has stepped out front and center, headlining a new CD, ''A Love Song.'' ''Being a leader means I get to choose the tunes, hire the people to play them and approve the liner notes,'' said Mr. Heath, interviewed at his home in
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Don Lanphere, 75, Jazz Saxophone Player
NYTimes - over 13 years
Don Lanphere, a saxophonist who played with jazz legends at the dawn of bebop and became a beloved patriarch of Seattle jazz, died here on Oct. 9. He was 75. The cause was hepatitis C. Mr. Lanphere was a soloist on tenor and soprano sax and in his boyhood played on notable recordings with Charlie Parker, Fats Navarro and Max Roach. Born in
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Allen Eager Is Dead at 76; Sax Player of the Bebop Era
NYTimes - over 13 years
Allen Eager, a top saxophonist during the bebop era who after a short career quit jazz for the high life in Europe and elsewhere, died on April 13 in Daytona Beach, Fla. He was 76. The cause was liver cancer, his daughter Omine said. Mr. Eager was, with Zoot Sims, Stan Getz, Al Cohn and others, part of the wave of saxophonists in the late 1940's
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POP AND JAZZ GUIDE
NYTimes - over 15 years
A selective listing by critics of The Times of noteworthy pop and jazz concerts in the New York metropolitan region this weekend. * denotes a highly recommended concert. BARRY AND THE REMAINS, Village Underground, 130 West Third Street, Greenwich Village, (212) 777-7745. The garage-rock bands of the 1960's didn't usually play stadiums, but Barry
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JAZZ REVIEW; Writing Their Own Ticket On an Original of the Past
NYTimes - almost 17 years
The pianist and composer Lennie Tristano left a legacy that seems to go radically against the grain of jazz in the be-bop era: for the most part, his surviving music sacrifices dynamics and the ecstatic spilling-over of swinging rhythm sections; on his records, drummers tick like metronomes, avoiding the emphasis of the second and fourth beats. The
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MUSIC; Imaginative, Audacious And Overlooked
NYTimes - about 17 years
THE alto saxophonist Charles McPherson is held in high esteem by musicians both long seasoned and young, ranging from Jimmy Heath and George Coleman to Greg Osby and Wes Anderson. Yet Mr. McPherson is barely noticed by the jazz press, another example of the quandary faced by some master practitioners of this art form. Exceptional players are often
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POP AND JAZZ GUIDE
NYTimes - about 17 years
Here is a selective listing by critics of The Times of new or noteworthy pop and jazz concerts in New York City this weekend. * denotes a highly recommended concert. BACON BROTHERS, Town Hall, 123 West 43rd Street, Manhattan, (212) 840-2824. See how many degrees separate you from the hardest-working actor in show biz when he brings his musical
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Coaxed Back Down the Mountain
NYTimes - about 21 years
The arranger and composer Chico O'Farrill has spent a good portion of his career in darkness and exile, a strange place for one of the better writers of orchestral jazz. Though Mr. O'Farrill has written and arranged for Benny Goodman, Stan Kenton, Charlie Parker, Machito, Dizzy Gillespie and others, he has kept his distance from the American jazz
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Fats Navarro
    TWENTIES
  • 1950
    Age 26
    Navarro was hospitalized on July 1 and died in the evening of July 6, 1950.
    More Details Hide Details His last performance was with Charlie Parker on July 1 at Birdland. Navarro played in the Andy Kirk, Billy Eckstine, Benny Goodman, and Lionel Hampton big bands, and participated in small group recording sessions with Kenny Clarke, Tadd Dameron, Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Coleman Hawkins, Illinois Jacquet, Howard McGhee, and Bud Powell. In Charles Mingus's somewhat counter-factual autobiography Beneath the Underdog, Navarro and Mingus strike up a deep friendship while touring together. Navarro was survived by wife Rena (née Clark, 1927–1975), his daughter Linda (1949-2014), and his sister Delores (born 1932, still a resident of Key West). 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950 Compilations
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1923
    Born
    Born on September 24, 1923.
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