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John Frigo

b, vn, 1916-2007 US, Chicago
Musician of Jazz and Pop
A.k.a. John Virgil Frigo

Born: 27th December 1916 Chicago, Illinois. Died: 3rd July 2007 Chicago, Illinois. American jazz violinist and bassist. Wrote the jazz standard Detour Ahead as part of the Soft Winds Trio with Herb Ellis and Lou Carter. Performed as a country fiddler on the National Barn Dance radio show for 13 years. Father of Derek Frigo and Rick Frigo.

        
Instruments
  • Bass
  • Violin
  • Bass guitar
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Soundtrack
Popular Tracks   
You Stepped Out Of A Dream on I Love John Frigo...He Swings by John Frigo
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Gone With The Wind on I Love John Frigo...He Swings by John Frigo
What A Diff'rence a Day Made on I Love John Frigo...He Swings by John Frigo
Polka Dots and Moonbeams on I Love John Frigo...He Swings by John Frigo
Big Me - Little Me on I Love John Frigo...He Swings by John Frigo
If Love Is Good To Me on I Love John Frigo...He Swings by John Frigo
Blow Fiddle Blow on I Love John Frigo...He Swings by John Frigo
Blue Orchids on I Love John Frigo...He Swings by John Frigo
Moonlight In Vermont on I Love John Frigo...He Swings by John Frigo

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Hot Club Of 52nd StreetBucky Pizzarelli • John Frigo • Howard Alden • Michael Moore2004Album
Triple ScoopMonty Alexander, Ray Brown, Herb Ellis With Special Guest John Frigo2002Compil.
Triple ScoopMonty Alexander, Ray Brown, Herb Ellis With Special Guest John Frigo2002Compil.
Collected WorksJohn Frigo2001Album
Johnny Frigo's DNA Exposed!John Frigo2001Album
Rennaissance ManJohn Frigo1999Album
Debut Of A LegendJohn Frigo1994Album
Triple · Treat · I I IMonty Alexander, Ray Brown, Herb Ellis, John Frigo1989Album
Live From Studio A In New York CityJohn Frigo With Bucky Pizzarelli & John Pizzarelli1989Album
Triple Treat IIMonty Alexander, Ray Brown, Herb Ellis With Special Guest John Frigo1988Album
Delicate SavageryDick Marx, John Frigo1957Album
Piano Solos With Bass AccompanimentDick Marx, John Frigo1957Album
Too Much PianoDick Marx, John Frigo1955Album
Bear Down Chicago BearsJohn Frigo With The Len Dresslar SingersSingle
My Mood Is You...Mara Lynn Brown Orchestra Directed John FrigoAlbum
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Acknowledgements
To all the music fans that are contributing on Discogs, MusicBrainz and Wikipedia. Thanks to Franz Flückiger for providing Storygram used to visualize band membership and together with Stefan Guggisberg for the visual data mining application ArtistAnalytics.
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