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Fats Navarro

tr, 1923-1950 US, Key West
Musician of Jazz
A.k.a. Theodore Navarro, Jr. Slim Romero Théodore De Navarre

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, most notably Clifford Brown.

        
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Blues
Popular Tracks   
Nostalgia on The Savoy Story, Vol. 1: Jazz by Various Artists
Focus on The Complete Blue Note and Capitol Recordings by Fats Navarro & Tadd Dameron
Lady Bird on Fats Navarro Memorial Album by Fats Navarro
John's Delight on The Complete Blue Note and Capitol Recordings by Fats Navarro & Tadd Dameron
The Chase on Jazz Foundations Vol. 21 by Fats Navarro
Nostalgia on Nostalgia by Fats Navarro
Casbah - Remastered on The Complete Blue Note and Capitol Recordings by Fats Navarro & Tadd Dameron
The Skunk - Remastered on The Complete Blue Note and Capitol Recordings by Fats Navarro & Tadd Dameron
Stop on The Complete Prestige 10-Inch LP Collection by Miles Davis
Heaven's Doors Are Wide Open on The Complete Blue Note and Capitol Recordings by Fats Navarro & Tadd Dameron

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
In Chronology - 1947-1949Fats Navarro2009Album
The Savoy RecordingsFats Navarro2007Compil.
Gone With The WindFats Navarro2006Album
Early Mr. B: 1940 - 1953Billy Eckstine Featuring Earl Hines, Dizzy Gillespie, Gene Ammons, Fats Navarro, Wardell Gray, Lester Young And Roy Eldridge2005Compil.
Hollerin' & Screamin'Fats Navarro2004Compil.
TimelessFats Navarro2003Compil.
Le Grandi Trombe Del JazzMiles Davis, Louis Armstrong, Dizzy Gillespie, Chet Baker, Wynton Marsalis, Fats Navarro, Shorty Rogers, Cootie Williams2002Compil.
Fats-Bud-Klook-Sonny-KinneyFats Navarro2001Album
Fats-Bud-Klook-Sonny-KinneyFats Navarro2001Album
NostalgiaFats Navarro2001Compil.
The Fats Navarro StoryFats Navarro2000Compil.
Fats BlowsFats Navarro2000Compil.
Volume 2 1946 - 1947Fats Navarro1999Compil.
Goin To Minton'sFats Navarro1999Compil.
Double TalkFats Navarro1998Compil.
The Bebop BoysFats Navarro, Sonny Stitt, Bud Powell1997Compil.
Gillespie/Berman, Navarro On Dial (All Known Existing Takes)Dizzy Gillespie / Sonny Berman, Fats Navarro1996Album
Blowing At The Royal RoostFats Navarro1996Compil.
Fats NavarroFats Navarro1995Compil.
The Complete Blue Note And Capitol Recordings Of Fats Navarro And Tadd DameronFats Navarro And Tadd Dameron1995Compil.
Fats BlowsFats Navarro1995Compil.
Vol. 2 1947-1948Fats Navarro1994Compil.
Nostalgia (Fats Navarro Memorial No. 2)Fats Navarro, Art Blakey, Dexter Gordon, Tadd Dameron, Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis1993Compil.
Prestige First Sessions Vol. 1Don Lanphere / Fats Navarro / Leo Parker / Al Haig1992Compil.
Nostalgia (Fats Navarro Memorial No. 2)Fats Navarro, Art Blakey, Dexter Gordon, Tadd Dameron, Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis1991Album
Royal Roost Sessions 1948Fats Navarro Featured With Tadd Dameron And His Band1991Compil.
Fats NavarroFats Navarro1990Compil.
Fat BoyFats Navarro1990Compil.
Fat AgainFats Navarro1990Compil.
Fat GirlFats Navarro1989Compil.
The Fabulous Fats Navarro Volume 1Fats Navarro1989Album
Fat GirlFats Navarro1987Compil.
Fats NavarroFats Navarro1986Compil.
Master Takes. The Savoy RecordingsDexter Gordon With Bud Powell, Fats Navarro, Tadd Dameron1985Compil.
Howard McGhee All Stars & SextetHoward McGhee All Stars / Howard McGhee With Fats Navarro / Howard McGhee Sextet1983Compil.
1947-1948Charlie Parker Featuring Dizzy Gillespie - Max Roach - Fats Navarro - Buddy Rich - Sarah Vaughan1983Compil.
Our DelightFats Navarro & Tadd Dameron1982Album
Fats NavarroFats Navarro1980Compil.
Bird & Fats Vol. 2Charlie Parker - Fats Navarro1977Album
Featured With The Tadd Dameron BandFats Navarro1977Compil.
Fats NavarroFats Navarro1977Compil.
Fat GirlFats Navarro1977Compil.
Bird & Fats Vol.1Charlie Parker, Fats Navarro1977Album
At Their Rare Of All Rarest Performances Vol. 1Charlie Parker, Fats Navarro, Bud Powell1975Album
Bebop Revisited, Vol. 1Dexter Gordon / Fats Navarro / Chubby Jackson1975Compil.
Prime SourceFats Navarro1975Compil.
Fats NavarroFats Navarro1970Single
Fats Navarro Memorial Volume 1Fats Navarro1964Compil.
Trumpet GiantsMiles Davis / Dizzy Gillespie / Fats Navarro1964Compil.
Fats Navarro Featured With The Tadd Dameron QuintetFats Navarro Featured With Tadd Dameron Quintet1961Album
Nostalgia (Fats Navarro Memorial No. 2)Fats Navarro, Art Blakey, Dexter Gordon, Tadd Dameron, Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis1958Compil.
Opus De BopStan Getz, Sonny Stitt, Fats Navarro, Bud Powell, Hank Jones, Max Roach1957Album
The Fabulous Fats Navarro Volume 1Fats Navarro1957Album
The Fabulous Fats Navarro Volume 2Fats Navarro1957Album
Theodore "Fats" Navarro vol. 1Fats Navarro1952Album
Dizzy Gillespie And Modern TrumpetsDizzy Gillespie And Modern Trumpets Fats Navarro, Miles Davis, Howard McGhee1952Compil.
New Trends Of Jazz, Vol. 5Fats Navarro1952Single
New Sounds In Modern Music - Volume 1Fats Navarro1952Album
Originators Of Modern JazzDizzy Gillespie / Charlie Parker / Miles Davis / Fats Navarro1952Compil.
Memorial AlbumFats Navarro1951Album
Modern Jazz TrumpetsFats Navarro / Dizzy Gillespie / Miles Davis / Kenny Dorham1951Album
Our Delight / The SquirrelThe Tadd Dameron Sextet Featuring Fats Navarro1948Album
The Chase / DameroniaThe Tadd Dameron Sextet Featuring Fats Navarro1948Album
Goin To Mintons / Half-NelsonFats Navarro - Leo Parker / Miles Davis - Charlie Parker1947Album
New Trends Of Jazz, Vol. 7Fats Navarro, Tadd Dameron, Eddie "Lockjaw" DavisSingle
Rare Broadcast PerformancesCharlie Parker - Fats Navarro - Bud PowellAlbum
Everything's CoolFats Navarro And Be Bop BoysAlbum
Vol. 1: "Boppin' A Riff"Fats NavarroCompil.
Fats' GangFats Navarro, Anita O'Day, Tadd DameronAlbum
Gone With The WindDexter Gordon / Fats NavarroCompil.
New Trends Of Jazz, Vol. 6Fats NavarroSingle
At The Royal Roost 1948 (Volume 1)Fats Navarro And Tadd DameronAlbum
NostalgiaFats Navarro, Art BlakeySingle
Modern Giants Of JazzFats Navarro - Tadd DameronAlbum
Stealing TrashFats Navarro, Eddie "Lockjaw" DavisSingle
Tadd Dameron ∗ Fats NavarroTadd Dameron ∗ Fats NavarroAlbum
Fats Navarro SextetFats NavarroSingle
At The Royal Roost 1948 (Volume 2)Fats Navarro And Tadd DameronAlbum
Rare Broadcast PerformancesCharlie Parker, Bud Powell, Fats NavarroAlbum
Swing Sessions 10 - 1946-1950Kenny Clarke, James Moody, Fats Navarro, Bud Powell, Howard McGhee, John LewisCompil.
The Squirell / DonnaThe Tadd Dameron Sextet Featuring Fats Navarro / The Miles Davis SextetAlbum
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