Died: 3rd July 2007 Chicago, Illinois.
American jazz violinist and bassist. Wrote the jazz standard Detour Ahead as part of the Soft Winds Trio with Herb Ellis and Lou Carter. Performed as a country fiddler on the National Barn Dance radio show for 13 years.
Father of Derek Frigo and Rick Frigo.
Frigo was married twice and had one son with each wife. He was survived by his second wife, the former Brittney Browne, and one son, jazz drummer Richard "Rick" Frigo, who was born to his first wife, Dorothy Hachmeister. His other son, Derek John Frigo, who was born to Browne, was the lead guitarist for the rock band Enuff Z'nuff. Derek Frigo died of a drug overdose on May 28, 2004.
- 125 Instruments & Performance
- 164 Writing & Arrangement
- 5 Conducting & Leading
- 6 Production