MARTY NAPOLEON

Swing • United States
Jazz music community with review and forums
MARTY NAPOLEON picture
The nephew of trumpeter Phil Napoleon and the younger brother of fellow pianist Teddy Napoleon, Marty Napoleon gained his greatest fame for playing with Louis Armstrong's All-Stars during two stints. Napoleon was actually a pretty versatile player whose style generally fell between swing and bop. Originally a trumpeter, heart troubles caused him to switch to piano. Napoleon picked up early experience playing with the big bands of Chico Marx, Joe Venuti, Lee Castle, Charlie Barnet, and Gene Krupa (1945). Napoleon worked with his uncle's Memphis Five in the early '50s, was part of Charlie Ventura's Big Four, and was with Louis Armstrong from 1952-1953. In addition to having a two-piano quartet with brother Teddy in 1955; working with Coleman Hawkins, Charlie Shavers, and Red Allen; and freelancing, Napoleon frequently led his own trios. He rejoined Louis Armstrong during the trumpeter's twilight years (1966-1968 and on and off in 1968-1971) and read more...
Thanks to snobb for the addition

MARTY NAPOLEON Online Videos

No MARTY NAPOLEON online videos available. Search and add one now.

Buy MARTY NAPOLEON music

More places to buy metal & MARTY NAPOLEON music

MARTY NAPOLEON Discography

MARTY NAPOLEON albums / top albums

MARTY NAPOLEON Marty Napoleon, Chubby Jackson, Mickey Sheen : The Big Three album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Marty Napoleon, Chubby Jackson, Mickey Sheen : The Big Three
Swing 1958
MARTY NAPOLEON We Three: A Jazz Approach to Stereo album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
We Three: A Jazz Approach to Stereo
Swing 1959
MARTY NAPOLEON Swingin at 90 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Swingin at 90
Swing 2012

MARTY NAPOLEON EPs & splits

MARTY NAPOLEON live albums

MARTY NAPOLEON demos, promos, fans club and other releases (no bootlegs)

MARTY NAPOLEON re-issues & compilations

MARTY NAPOLEON singles (0)

MARTY NAPOLEON movies (DVD, Blu-Ray or VHS)

MARTY NAPOLEON Reviews

No MARTY NAPOLEON music reviews posted yet.

MARTY NAPOLEON Movies Reviews

No MARTY NAPOLEON movie reviews posted yet.

MARTY NAPOLEON Shouts

Please login to post a shout
No shouts posted yet. Be the first member to do so above!

JMA TOP 5 Jazz ALBUMS

Rating by members, ranked by custom algorithm
Albums with 30 ratings and more
A Love Supreme Post Bop
JOHN COLTRANE
Buy this album from our partners
Kind of Blue Cool Jazz
MILES DAVIS
Buy this album from our partners
The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady Progressive Big Band
CHARLES MINGUS
Buy this album from our partners
My Favorite Things Hard Bop
JOHN COLTRANE
Buy this album from our partners

New Jazz Artists

New Jazz Releases

Rava / Herbert / Guidi : For Mario (Live) Avant-Garde Jazz
ENRICO RAVA
Buy this album from MMA partners
Happy Synapse, Part 1 21st Century Modern
SASHA MASHIN
Buy this album from MMA partners
Sacrum Facere : Organ 21st Century Modern
MARIA FAUST
Buy this album from MMA partners
Fantasy Vocal Sessions Vol 2 RnB
DAVID K. MATHEWS
Buy this album from MMA partners
A Certain Trip Eclectic Fusion
GUILLAUME PERRET
Buy this album from MMA partners
More new releases

New Jazz Online Videos

Hug
MATT WILSON
js· 18 hours ago
Bobby
MIKAEL MANI
js· 22 hours ago
More videos

New JMA Jazz Forum Topics

More in the forums

New Site interactions

More...

Latest Jazz News

members-submitted

More in the forums

Social Media

Follow us