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us: Navarro, Fats, 1923-1950


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  • Variants

    • us: Navarro, Theodore, 1923-1950
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1923-09-24
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1950-07-07
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Key West (Fla.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) New York (N.Y.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Lionel Hampton Orchestra
    • Organization

        (naf) Lionel Hampton Orchestra
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Sol Allbright (Musical group)
        • Organization: Snookum Russell (Musical group)
        • Organization: Andy Kirk (Musical group)
        • Organization: Billy Eckstine (Musical group)
    • Organization

        Sol Allbright (Musical group)
    • Organization

        Snookum Russell (Musical group)
    • Organization

        Andy Kirk (Musical group)
    • Organization

        Billy Eckstine (Musical group)
    • Gender

        male
  • Use For

  • Sources

    • found: Baker, D. The jazz style of Fats Navarro, c1982: t.p. (Fats Navarro) p. 8 (b. Sept. 24, 1923, Key West, Fla.; d. July 7, 1950, New York City)
    • found: LC data base, 1-30-91 (hdg.: Navarro, Fats, d. 1950)
    • found: New Grove dic. of jazz (Navarro, Fats (Theodore); trumpeter)
    • found: African American National Biography, accessed March 4, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Navarro, Fats; Theodore Navarro Jr.; jazz musician, trumpeter; born 24 September, 1923 in Key West, Florida, United States; took lessons on trumpet and tenor saxophone; graduated fom high school at Key West, (1941); joined Sol Allbright's band, later was trumpeter at Snookum Russell's band in Indianapolis (1941-1943), trumpeter for Andy Kirk's band (1943), Billy Eckstine's band (1945-1946), and Lionel Hampton's band (1948); died 07 July, 1950 in New York, United States)
  • LC Classification

    • ML419.N29
  • Change Notes

    • 1991-01-31: new
    • 2015-09-02: revised
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