Category Archives: Fats Navarro

BEFORE I’m GONNA COOKIN’: HERE’s HOWARD McGHEE… COOKIN’ … WHAT ELSE?

Hi there, swingin’ gals ‘n’ lads: Have all a greatly cookin’ weekend! Boppingly yours truly, Brewnster McLite Enjoy!

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As a pre-Christmas gift, an update of one of my most viewed articles: ALL ‘ROUND CHEROKEE

Dear folks – It’s the day before Christmas Eve, which is one of the coziest evenings, especially in Germany; and so, with this updated article, I want to thank all my 46.269+x readers for their patience, and for their love … Continue reading

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RE: CLIFFORD BROWN’s 82nd ANNIVERSARY repost of CHEROKEE aka KOKO ::: 1938-1955

– INTRO – Here you will have the unique chance to listen to mostly all interesting renditions of Ray Noble’s “Cherokee”, the initial one from 1938 when it was part of an “Indian Suite”, Bird’s “Koko” in various settings, up … Continue reading

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Theodore “Fats” Navarro & Clifford “Brownie” Brown – Two sides of the same …cup ;)

“…of the same …cup ;) — Say what? Now, that’s easy to understand if you please really would listen closely to both tracks; then you would hear how the student (Brownie) has ideally realized his teacher’s (Fats) main goal: “I’d … Continue reading

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