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Red Norvo

vib, 1908-1999 US, Beardstown, Illinois
Musician of Jazz
A.k.a. Kenneth Norville Ken Kenney

Jazz vibraphonist. Born March 31, 1908 in Beardstown, Illinois Died April 6, 1999 in Santa Monica, California He formed and led various ensembles. Played with : Paul Whiteman, Mildred Bailey (jazz singer, his wife), Benny Goodman, Frank Sinatra, Charlie Barnet (& others) and in his own bands.

  • Vibraphone
  • Xylophone
  • Marimba
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Blues
Popular Tracks   
Remember on Irving Berlin: A Hundred Years by Various Artists
Says My Heart on Mr.Swing by Red Norvo
Let's Dance (Live) on Benny Goodman Orchestra by Anita O'Day & Benny Goodman
Four Brothers / Anita's Blues (Live) on Benny Goodman Orchestra by Anita O'Day & Benny Goodman
Honeysuckle Rose (Live) on Benny Goodman Orchestra by Anita O'Day & Benny Goodman
Air Mail Special (Live) on Benny Goodman Orchestra by Anita O'Day & Benny Goodman
Girl Crazy, Act II: But Not for Me (Live) on Benny Goodman Orchestra by Anita O'Day & Benny Goodman
Raise the Riff (Live) on Benny Goodman Orchestra by Anita O'Day & Benny Goodman
Come Rain or Come Shine (Live) on Benny Goodman Orchestra by Anita O'Day & Benny Goodman
Gotta Be This or That (Live) on Benny Goodman Orchestra by Anita O'Day & Benny Goodman

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Title Artist Year Type
Four Classic AlbumsRed Norvo Featuring Helen Humes2014Compil.
The Greatest Of The Small Bands Volume 1Red Norvo2010Compil.
In Chronology - 1937-1938Red Norvo2009Album
The Modern Red NorvoRed Norvo2002Compil.
Dinner JazzMel Tormé, Ray Noble, Duke Ellington, Red Norvo, Tommy Dorsey, Jerry Gray, Harry James, Doris Day2002Compil.
Julia Lee And Her BoyfriendsJulia Lee, Benny Carter, Vic Dickenson, Jay McShann, Red Norvo2001Compil.
Nuances By Norvo Vol. 5Red Norvo2000Compil.
1933 - 1944Red Norvo1998Compil.
Red NorvoRed Norvo1997Compil.
Good VibesRed Norvo1997Compil.
Wigwammin'Red Norvo1996Compil.
Dance Of The OctopusRed Norvo1995Compil.
Rock It For MeRed Norvo1994Compil.
Jivin' The JeepRed Norvo1993Compil.
Knock On WoodRed Norvo1991Compil.
Bailey E Norvo - Rockin' ChairMildred Bailey, Red Norvo1990Compil.
The Legendary V Disc Masters Volume 1Red Norvo Starring Flip Phillips, Ralph Burns, Helen Ward1990Compil.
Volume 2: The Red Norvo-Charles Mingus-Tal Farlowe TrioRed Norvo1990Compil.
The Rhythm EncountersBucky Pizzarelli With Slam Stewart & Red Norvo1989Compil.
Featuring Mildred BaileyRed Norvo1989Album
Just A Mood The Red Norvo Small BandsRed Norvo1987Compil.
Benny Carter All Stars Featuring Nat Adderley & Red NorvoBenny Carter And His Orchestra Featuring Nat Adderley & Red Norvo1986Album
Swing ReunionTeddy Wilson, Benny Carter, Red Norvo, Louis Bellson, Remo Palmieri, George Duvivier, Freddie Green1985Album
Time In His HandsRed Norvo1984Compil.
The Greatest Recordings Of The Big Band EraRed Norvo / Ben Pollack / Jimmy Grier / Lennie Hayton1984Compil.
NorvoRed Norvo1983Album
Just FriendsRed Norvo1983Album
Timeless & Just Jazz International Present Swingin' The Forties With The Great Eight - Live From The Berlin PhilharmonieTeddy Wilson, Red Norvo, Buddy Tate, Slam Stewart, Billy Butterfield, Tal Farlow, Johnny Mince, Sam Woodyard1983Album
On StageTal Farlow, Hank Jones, Red Norvo, Ray Brown, Jake Hanna1981Album
Giants Of Jazz: Red NorvoRed Norvo1980Compil.
Swing Into BebopBuddy Rich, Clark Terry, Chubby Jackson, Woody Herman, Red Norvo, Allen Eager, Ben Webster, Flip Phillips1979Compil.
The Uncollected Mildred Bailey 1944 (The CBS Radio Shows)Mildred Bailey With Paul Baron And Orchestra Featuring Teddy Wilson, Roy Eldridge, Red Norvo1979Album
Red & Ross Recorded Live January 1979Red Norvo & Ross Tompkins1979Album
Live at Rick's Cafe AmericainRed Norvo, Urbie Green, Dave McKenna, Buddy Tate, Steve LaSpina, Barrett Deems1979Album
World Of Jazz "Red Norvo"Red Norvo1978Compil.
Charlie Mingus With Red Norvo And Tal FarlowCharles Mingus With Red Norvo And Tal Farlow1977Compil.
Sessions, LiveTerry Gibbs, Pete Jolly And Red Norvo1976Album
Red Norvo's Swinging BandsRed Norvo1975Compil.
The Second Time AroundRed Norvo1975Album
Mr & Mrs SwingRed Norvo & Mildred Bailey1975Compil.
We Remember Mildred BaileyMavis Rivers & Red Norvo1965Album
Windjammer City StyleRed Norvo1958Album
Command PerformanceHarry Babasin And The Jazz Pickers Featuring Red Norvo1958Album
Red Norvo In Hi-FiRed Norvo1958Album
Command PerformanceHarry Babasin And The Jazz Pickers Featuring Red Norvo1958Single
Red Norvo Plays Mildred Bailey SingsRed Norvo / Mildred Bailey1958Single
The Horn's FullThe Jack Montrose Quintet, Red Norvo1958Album
Red Plays The BluesRed Norvo1958Album
Town Hall Jazz Concert Vol. 3Bill Coleman, Stuff Smith, Gene Krupa/Charlie Ventura Trio, Red Norvo1958Album
Music To Listen To Red Norvo ByRed Norvo1957Album
Blues And VanillaThe Jack Montrose Quintet, Red Norvo1957Album
Ad LibRed Norvo, Buddy Collette1957Album
Some Of My FavoritesDave Garroway presents Matt Dennis, Red Norvo1957Album
CollectionsRed Norvo, Art Pepper, Joe Morello, Gerald Wiggins1957Album
Vibe-RationsRed Norvo1956Album
Red Norvo With StringsRed Norvo1956Album
Wartime Vibe-RationsRed Norvo1956Compil.
Red Norvo With StringsRed Norvo1956Single
Modern American MusiciansEddie South, Slam Stewart, Red Norvo1953Compil.
Memorable Sessions in JazzEdmond Hall / Charlie Christian / Meade "Lux" Lewis / Red Norvo / Teddy Wilson1953Album
Just A MoodTeddy Wilson Quartet Starring Harry James & Red Norvo1952Single
1—2—3—4 Jump / Where Or WhenRed Norvo / Teddy Wilson1952Album
Gene Norman's Just Jazz Volume 13Stan Getz, Willie Smith, Charlie Shavers, Red Norvo, Oscar Moore, Johnny Miller, Louis Bellson1951Album
Red Norvo's Fabulous Jam SessionRed Norvo, Flip Phillips, Teddy Wilson, Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Slam Stewart1951Album
Voice And VibesMildred Bailey & Red NorvoAlbum
At Carnegie Hall 1946 Vol. IIWoody Herman & The Herd, Red Norvo, Chubby Jackson, Flip Phillips, Bill Harris, Pete Candoli, Sonny BermanSingle
Classics In JazzRed NorvoSingle
Improvisations Volume 12Red NorvoSingle
Rose RoomRed NorvoAlbum
Jazz Giants Vol. 3Cozy Cole / Red NorvoCompil.
Swing That MusicRuby Braff, Red NorvoAlbum
The Jazz Pickers Featuring Red NorvoHarry Babasin And The Jazz Pickers Featuring Red NorvoSingle
The Horn's FullThe Jack Montrose Quintet, Red NorvoSingle
The Metropolitan Opera House Jam Session Vol. 3 Jan. 26th 1944Louis Armstrong, Roy Eldridge, Jack Teagarden, Barney Bigard, Benny Goodman, Coleman Hawkins, Red Norvo, Art Tatum, Jess Stacy, Teddy Wilson, Al Casey, Oscar Pettiford, Sid Weiss, Sidney Catlett, Morey Feld, Billie Holiday, Mildred BaileyCompil.
Fan It / StepsWoody Herman And His Woodchoppers Featuing Red NorvoAlbum
Bailando con los grandes del JazzRalph Marterie, Teddy Wilson, Red Norvo, Dinah WashingtonSingle
Pam / Nero's ConceptionWoody Herman And His Woodchoppers Featuring Red NorvoAlbum
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