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Augustus V., English physiologist, 1816-1870. See: wallerian degeneration, wallerian law.
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That was Fats Waller, a comic stage musician, radio celebrity, outstanding composer, internationally popular recording artist, large-living rascal, and genuine fan of his nation.
Eudora Welty herself was not saved by a Fats Waller concert.
One of them was a moving company located a few blocks from where I lived and down the street from Fats Waller.
This book contains descriptions and excerpts of radio and television broadcasts featuring Fats Waller from 1923 to 1943 (the year he died), as well as later tributes and accounts of broadcasts.
When I think of "legendary" jazz pianists, the names that come to mind are departed titans of the past such as Thelonious Monk, Bud Powell, and Fats Waller, along with some more contemporary masters such as Oscar Peterson, McCoy Tyner, and Keith Jarrett.
The homes loved the idea, and Ruby plays several gigs a week With a stnae piano style, a method that uses the left hand, Ruby gets the nursing home jamming win Ragtime tunes from Fats Waller, Jellyroll and Redbelly.
The music, which plays an integral part in this series, includes many classic tunes from the roaring Twenties and Thirties by artists such as Fats Waller, Duke Ellington and Artie Shaw.
Bob still has his assistant, Penny, while the more capable Margaret soldiers on, fixing what Fats Waller memorably called "peddle extremities" and occasionally helping her dentist husband out with his practice.
On a random day, a half hour's playlist included Fats Waller, Freddy Fender, Nelson Riddle and a reggae cut from The Specials.
a leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of pianos, piano-based audio and multimedia products, music and piano accessories, today announced the release of the Ain't Misbehavin' and Other Fats Waller Hits Pianomation[R] CD featuring piano selections played by Fats Waller himself as well as other artists.
This final album, recorded with producer Joe Henry, is a fitting testimony to Allen's ineffable touch on the piano, weaving an alluring tapestry from the compositions of Professor Longhair, Fats Waller and more.
Most of the program consisted of a chronological survey of music, starting with a pair of Renaissance-era hits and moving through Bach to some Beethoven and other Romantic-era fare before branching out into Fats Waller, Sonny Kompanek and Jose Padilla, among others.