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Milestones of a jazz legend

Fats Waller (performer)
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Milestones of a jazz legend

Fats Waller (performer)
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Title
Milestones of a jazz legend
Performer
Fats Waller 1904-1943 (piano;orgel;componist)
Publisher
Intense Media, 2020
10 cd's
Playing time
11:13:17
EAN
4053796005502
CDR
JDX5080
Placing suggestion
73 - Jazz (NBLC) J1 - Jazz (Flemish music schema)

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 1 times in Flemish libraries

About Fats Waller

Thomas Wright "Fats" Waller (May 21, 1904 – December 15, 1943) 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 1984 and 1999. Waller copyrighted over 400 songs, many of them co-written with his closest collaborator, Andy Razaf. Razaf described his partner as "the soul of melody... a man who made the piano sing... both big in body and in mind... known for his generosity... a bubbling bundle of joy". It's possible he composed many more popular songs and sold them to other performers when times were tough.

Waller started playing the piano at the age of six, and became a professional organist aged 15. By the age of 18 he was a recording artist. Waller's first recordings, "Muscle Sho…Read more on Wikipedia