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Red Norvo archive

Red Norvo, ca Feb. 1947.

Listen Red Norvo: 'Mr. Swing'

October 24, 2007 – A thoroughly modern musician, Red Norvo brought the mallet instruments to jazz.

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Listen Red Norvo: 'The Savoy Sessions'

August 1, 2001 – "Mr. Swing" became a jazz star while playing an unconventional instrument: the jazz xylophone.

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