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Legacy Recordings' Bessie (Music from the HBO Film) is rounded out with authentic period recordings from Fats Waller & His Rhythm ("A Good Man Is Hard To Find"), Louis Armstrong & His Orchestra ("[What Did I Do To Be So] Black And Blue"), Sippie Wallace ("I'm A Mighty Tight Woman") and Kid Ory's Creole Orchestra ("Ballin' The Jack").
He's exceeded expectations by garnering his first Grammy nomination for his unorthodox tribute to singer-pianist-songwriter Fats Waller.
However, there is a clear social connection between this music and events in war-torn Europe, and you can definitely hear the foundations for what came later with pioneers such as Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington and Fats Waller.
The concert begins with Bach's sonatas and partitas for solo violin, after which he is joined by an acoustic guitar, a snare drum and a double bass to perform his own arrangements of the music of the legendary Fats Waller, Dave Brubeck and other composers.
Morris of Dallas a large collection of historic sound recordings in various formats and equipment, consisting of 5,500 piano rolls (including such well-known composers as George Gershwin, Fats Waller, Sergey Rachmaninoff, Camille Saint-Saens, Pietro Mascagni, and Leopold Godowsky, among many others, playing their own works), a large number of wax cylinders, Edison discs, and 78-rpm recordings, in addition to more recent formats.
It's Harlem during its renaissance in the 1920s, '30s and '40s, and you're jiving at the Cotton Club to the sounds of Cab Calloway, Fats Waller, Eubie Blake, Count Basie and other musicians of the era with this Tony-nominated revue, presented by Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe.
Suddenly, Amobi erupted onto the stage with his marvellous sense of comedic timing and launched into a rendition of Your Feet's Too Big that would have won applause from Fats Waller.
The recording includes his own versions of two pieces by Johann Sebastian Bach and arrangements of music made famous by the great jazz pianists and composers Fats Waller and Dave Brubeck.
The LP is named after a line from the Fats Waller song I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter.
The mainly cover versions album is named after a line from the opening track, which is the Fats Waller song 'I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter'.
Swing Cafe is a children's picturebook with a heavy jazz appreciation theme, accompanied by a music CD filled with classic recordings from great jazz artists such as Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington, Cab Calloway, and Fats Waller.
So I tap my feet to Fats Waller and look out the window'.
Fats Waller popped up with Ain't Misbehavin' along with more Gershwin and Jerome Kern's All the Things You are and Smoke Gets in Your Eyes, both arranged by Billy Mayerl.
and Murray Horwitz's 1978 revue is meant to evoke places like Harlem's Cotton Club in the 1920s and '30s with a string of songs written by or associated with jazz great, entertainer and composer Fats Waller.