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Johnny Frigo

Johnny Frigo
Real name
John Virgil Frigo
Born
December 27, 1916
Died
July 4, 2007
Country
United States
IPI
00010912627 1 work
Affiliation
ASCAP
Comments
Jazz bassist and violinist; he mostly recorded on violin in his relatively few sessions as a leader. Frigo co-wrote such standards as "Detour Ahead" and "I Told You I Love You, Now Get Out".
Member of
The Soft Winds

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Covers by Johnny Frigo

Title Performer Release date Originally by
1966 Brook Benton
i September 1955 Jo Stafford with Paul Weston and His Orchestra, Kitty Carlisle & Allan Jones
i 2004 Emilio De Marchi
i September 1955 Woody Herman and His Orchestra
i 1957 Fred Astaire with Ray Noble and His Orchestra
i 1989 João Gilberto
i 1989 Woody Herman and His Orchestra - Vocal by Mary Ann McCall
i 1957 The Ken Darby Singers - The King's Men
i 1989 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
i 1989 Woody Herman and His Orchestra
i 2009 Muriel Angelus
1966 The Three Keys
i 1957 Stubby Kaye, Johnny Silver and Douglas Deane
i 1989 Tommy Tucker [US2]
i September 1955 Tony Martin & Yvonne DeCarlo
i 1957 Harry James
i 2009 Rex Weber
i 1957 Billie Holiday
i 1987 Woody Herman and His Orchestra
i 1957 Lilo
i 1989 Wilbur Evans
i 1989 Henry Busse and His Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Richard Barry
i 2009 Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra
i 1989 Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
i 1957 Victor Herbert
1966 Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra
i 1989 Frank Sinatra
i 1957 Frank Sinatra
i 2009 Evelyn Laye
1966 Al Jolson
i 1987 Dick Haymes with Victor Young and His Orchestra
i 2009 Claire Carleton
i September 1955 Dick Haymes with Gordon Jenkins and His Orchestra
i 2004 Ethel Merman
i 1957 Art Lund
i 1989 Red McKenzie & His Orchestra
i 2009 International Novelty Orchestra
i 1987 Count Basie Kansas City Seven
i September 1955 Frank Sinatra and Doris Day with The Ken Lane Singers - Orchestra under the direction of Axel Stordahl
i 1987 Ray Brown / Milt Jackson
i 1957 Debbie Reynolds
i 1957 George Shearing Quintet
1966 Joyce Barbour, Steffi Duna, Norah Howard and Doris Hare
i 2004 William Frawley
i 1957 Lionel Hampton & His Orchestra
i 1957 Erroll Garner Trio
i 2009 Mayo Methot
1966 Jack Jones
i 1989 Vic Damone and Music by Camarata
i 1957 Robert Alda
i September 1955 Frank Sinatra - Axel Stordahl and His Orchestra
i 2004 Quintette du Hot Club de France
i 2004 Harry Richman
i September 1955 Judy Garland
i 1989 Fred Astaire with Johnny Green and His Orchestra
i 1987 Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Frank Sinatra
i September 1955 Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Frank Sinatra
i 2009 Gene Wilder, Mary Martin
i 2004 Earl Hines and His Orchestra
i 1957 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
i 2009 Doris Day
i 1989 Doris Day
i 1987 Benny Goodman Sextet
i 1957 John Goss and the Cathedral Male Voice Quartet
i 1957 Boston Pops Orchestra
i 1987 Orchestra conducted by Alfred Newman
i September 1955 Johnnie Johnston with Paul Weston and His Orchestra, Dennis King & Vivienne Segal
i 2009 Grace Moore
i 1989 Chick Webb's Savoy Orchestra
i 1987 The King Cole Trio
i 2004 Max Hoffman
i 1989 Peter Nero
i 2009 (unknown)
i 1957 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
i 1989 Vaughn Monroe and His Orchestra
i 2004 Vaughn Monroe and His Orchestra
i 1957 (unknown)
1966 Adele Astaire
i 1989 John Payne & Joan Merrill
i 1989 Tullio Carminati
i 2009 (unknown)
i 2009 Priscilla Gillette & William Redfield
i 2009 Mizzi Günther
1966 Ray McKinley and Some of the Boys
i 2009 Jack Hylton and His Orchestra
1966 Natalie Wood [dubbed by Jackie Ward]
i 2009 Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadians - Chorus by Carmen Lombardo
i 1989 Glenn Miller and His Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Ray Eberle and The Modernaires

Songs written by Johnny Frigo

Original songs

Releases

Albums

Title Performer Release date Label
Delicate Savagery Dick Marx with John Frigo 1957 Coral
Hot Club of 52nd Street Bucky Pizzarelli • Johnny Frigo • Howard Alden • Michael Moore 2004 Chesky Records
Jump Presents Johnny Frigo with Larry Eanet, Nicki Parrott Johnny Frigo with Larry Eanet, Nicki Parrott 2009 Jump Records
Live from Studio A in New York City Johnny Frigo with Bucky & John Pizzarelli 1989 Chesky Records
My Mood Is You... Mara Lynn Brown with Orchestra conducted by Johnny Frigo 1966 Decca
Piano Solos with Bass Accompaniment Dick Marx and John Frigo 1957 Coral
Too Much Piano Dick Marx and John Frigo September 1955 Brunswick
Triple Treat II Monty Alexander, Ray Brown, Herb Ellis with Special Guest John Frigo 1987 Concord Jazz
Triple Treat I I I Monty Alexander, Ray Brown, Herb Ellis with Special Guest John Frigo 1989 Concord Jazz