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The Music and Life of Theodore "Fats" Navarro: Infatuation
The Music and Life of Theodore "Fats" Navarro: Infatuation is the first comprehensive study of the jazz trumpeter Theodore "Fats" Navarro. It provides biographical and discographical information on this talented musician, whose premature death from tuberculosis at 26 robbed the jazz world of his brilliance. Through an analysis of his recorded legacy, this book offers new ...more
Hardcover, 378 pages
Published August 24th 2009 by Scarecrow Press
(first published 2009)
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Well-researched and very detailed, this book provides more new information on Navarro than we could have hoped to see published at this late date, mostly because one of the authors started his research in the 1960s and managed to capture interviews before many colleagues passed on.