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Handful Of Keys - Fats Waller - Fats On The Air Vol. 1

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  1. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of Portrait Vol. 1 on Discogs.4/4(1).

  2. The young Fats was first drawn to music by listening to the organ in his local church, his father being a clergyman. He hence learnt to play the organ at a very early age and it was in mastering such a complex musical instrument that he was subsequently able to develop a strong command of the piano.

  3. Jul 28,  · very pleased with Fats Waller vols 3 and 4/ contains many tracks not known to me,as usual both vols 3/4 excellent reproduction and transfers. i am looking forward to volume 1 & 2 if available, already have enclosed notes also very helpful as is the details of artists in various rhythm groups. Well done Ted Kendall/5(9).

  4. Thomas Wright "Fats" Waller (May 21, – December 15, ) was an American jazz pianist, organist, composer, violinist, singer, and comedic entertainer. His innovations in the Harlem stride style laid the groundwork for modern jazz piano. His best-known compositions, "Ain't Misbehavin'" and "Honeysuckle Rose", were inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in and Born: May 21, , New York, New York, U.S.

  5. The Complete Recorded Works, Vol. 2: A Handful of Keys. by Fats Waller | Read Reviews. CD. Volume Two in JSP's Complete Recorded Works of Fats Waller must be regarded as a major triumph in historical jazz research and resurgence. For generations Fats Waller's music has appeared, disappeared and resurfaced in jumbled samplers and "Best Of Price: $

  6. Not only was Fats Waller one of the greatest pianists jazz has ever known, he was also one of its most exuberantly funny entertainers -- and as so often happens, one facet tends to obscure the other. His extraordinarily light and flexible touch belie read more. top albums.

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