Red Norvo Trio


The Red Norvo Trios

  • Release Date: 14 Sep 1995
  • PRCD-24108-2

Vibes pioneer Red Norvo (b. Kenneth Norville, 1908) is one of the select few musicians whose work defies categories--unless, of course, the category is long standing excellence. How many jazz players can claim to have worked with Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw, Benny Carter, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Charles Mingus, Billie Holiday, Bing Crosby, and Frank Sinatra? One of the most important swing-to-bop figures, Norvo began recording with vibes-guitar-bass trios in 1950. The two threesomes he… MORE


When he recorded Music to Listen to Red Norvo By, Norvo was no stranger to extending the idea of jazz composition, or to jazz as chamber… More