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Johnny Frigo (December 27, 1916 – July 4, 2007) was an American jazz violinist and bassist.

Frigo was born in Chicago, Illinois, and studied violin for only three years beginning at age 7. In high school he started to play double bass in dance orchestras, and would continue his career as a bassist for several decades. In 1942 he played with Chico Marx's orchestra and did a comedy routine on violin with Marx on piano. He entered the United States Coast Guard during World War II only to find himself playing in a band on Ellis Island with Al Haig and Kai Winding. After a brief turn at active service near the end of the war he moved to New Jersey. He toured with Jimmy Dorsey's band from 1945 to 1947, later forming the Soft Winds trio with Dorsey's guitarist Herb Ellis and pianist Lou Carter. During this time he wrote the
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Debut of a LegendDebut of a Legend
Chesky Records 1994
$16.88
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Live at the Floating Jazz FestivalLive at the Floating Jazz Festival
Chiaroscuro Records 1999
$7.44
$5.46 (used)
Johnny Frigo's Dna ExposedJohnny Frigo's Dna Exposed
Arbors Records 2002
$17.82
$24.95 (used)
Collected WorksCollected Works
UBIQUITY RECORDINGS, INC. 2002
$6.75
$2.89 (used)
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The Johnny Frigo Sextet ‎– Jazz Dance The Johnny Frigo Sextet ‎– Jazz Dance "107" USD $9.99 Buy It Now 1 day
I Love John Frigo...He Swings by Johnny Frigo (CD, Mar-2004, Verve) I Love John Frigo...He Swings by Johnny Frigo (CD, Mar-2004, Verve) USD $12.30 Buy It Now 2 days
Collected Works by Johnny Frigo (CD, Jan-2002, Luv n' Haight) Collected Works by Johnny Frigo (CD, Jan-2002, Luv n' Haight) USD $3.00 Buy It Now 2 days
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Johnny Frigo's DNA Exposed! by Johnny Frigo (CD, Oct-2001, Arbors) Johnny Frigo's DNA Exposed! by Johnny Frigo (CD, Oct-2001, Arbors) USD $13.99 Buy It Now 14 days
Johnny Frigo: Summer Me, Live at Battle Ground (CD, 2008, Log Cabin Records) Johnny Frigo: Summer Me, Live at Battle Ground (CD, 2008, Log Cabin Records) USD $12.99 Buy It Now 14 days
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Johnny Frigo - Rennaissance Man (1985/1999, 3rd Millennium Audio) RARE Jazz Johnny Frigo - Rennaissance Man (1985/1999, 3rd Millennium Audio) RARE Jazz USD $7.00 Buy It Now 18 days
Live At The Floating Jazz Fest - Johnny Frigo (CD Used Very Good) Live At The Floating Jazz Fest - Johnny Frigo (CD Used Very Good) USD $9.11 Buy It Now 21 days
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JOHNNY FRIGO, BUCKY & JOHN PIZZARELLI CD  - LIVE FROM STUDIO A - Chesky, 1990 JOHNNY FRIGO, BUCKY & JOHN PIZZARELLI CD - LIVE FROM STUDIO A - Chesky, 1990 USD $5.95 Buy It Now 23 days
Live at the Floating Jazz Festival 1997 Johnny Frigo Audio CD Live at the Floating Jazz Festival 1997 Johnny Frigo Audio CD USD $16.92 Buy It Now 24 days
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Johnny Frigo Singers - This Is America 7 Johnny Frigo Singers - This Is America 7" VG+ Vinyl 45 priv lbl HB-56 USA 1989 USD $100.00 Buy It Now 25 days
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Live from Studio A in New York City by Johnny Frigo (CD, Nov-1990, Chesky... Live from Studio A in New York City by Johnny Frigo (CD, Nov-1990, Chesky... USD $7.00 Buy It Now 29 days
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JOHNNY FRIGO I Love John Frigo...He Swings album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
I Love John Frigo...He Swings
Swing 1957
JOHNNY FRIGO Afro-American Jazz Dance album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Afro-American Jazz Dance
Swing 1969
JOHNNY FRIGO Debut of a Legend album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Debut of a Legend
Swing 1994
JOHNNY FRIGO Rennaissance Man album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Rennaissance Man
Swing 1999
JOHNNY FRIGO Collected Works album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Collected Works
Swing 2001
JOHNNY FRIGO Johnny Frigo's DNA Exposed! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Johnny Frigo's DNA Exposed!
Swing 2001
JOHNNY FRIGO Johnny Frigo album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Johnny Frigo
Swing 2009

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JOHNNY FRIGO Johnny Frigo With Bucky & John Pizzarelli ‎: Live From Studio A In New York City album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Johnny Frigo With Bucky & John Pizzarelli ‎: Live From Studio A In New York City
Swing 1989
JOHNNY FRIGO Live at the Floating Jazz Festival album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live at the Floating Jazz Festival
Swing 1999
JOHNNY FRIGO Summer Me! Johnny Frigo Live at Battle Ground album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Summer Me! Johnny Frigo Live at Battle Ground
Swing 2008

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