The story begins in Key West, Florida where Theodore "Fats" Navarro was born on September 24, 1923. His life was short but his accomplishments in jazz were great and far reaching in their influence on later trumpeters.
The Soul of Key West Vol. I & Vol. II are available in most gift shops, The Island Book Store, and online at: http://www.rwdepalma.com/shop
Amazon link: http://www.amazon.com/The-Soul-West-Ralph-Palma/dp/061587889X/