About This Website
Statement of PurposeThis website is a non-commercial site that is dedicated to the music and legacy of one of the greatest trumpet players in jazz history, Theodore "Fats" Navarro. There are no links to vendors or other commercial interests.
The website first became available in the fall of 1997. Over the many years of its existence, the website has undergone many changes and is continually subject to modification as errors are identified and new information comes to light. Please contact the developer with comments about this site, including possible errors, new information, or suggestions on how the site might be improved.
For a full history of the website, please refer to the following article from 2009:
I am indepted to Pace University for hosting this website and providing technical support throughout its long history.
Stuart A. Varden, Ed.D.