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Red Norvo

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Red Norvo (March 31, 1908 – April 6, 1999) was one of jazz's early vibraphonists, known as "Mr. Swing". He helped establish the xylophone, marimba and later the vibraphone as viable jazz instruments. His major recordings included "Dance of the Octopus", "Bughouse", "Knockin' on Wood", "Congo Blues", and "Hole in the Wall".

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Discography

  • Benny Carter All Stars (feat. Nat Adderley & Red Norvo), 1986
  • The Modern, 2002
  • The Chronological Classics: Red Norvo 1950-1951
  • Live in Australia, 1959, 1997
  • On Stage, 1999
  • Red Norvo on Dial - All Existing Takes, 1995

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