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(wawl'ĕr),
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.
That hope proves as problematic for Powerhouse as it had been for Fats Waller. Kenneth Bearden notes that "Waller, like most early blues and jazz performers who were black, had to contend with financial concerns.
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.
Listen to Eddie Cantor on the radio, Fats Waller's theatre-organ music and Eubie Blake on piano.
His circle included writers Langston Hughes and Ralph Ellison, musicians Duke Ellington and Fats Waller, activist W.E.B.
Jason changed the time signatures in his renditions of Fats Waller's "Jitterbug Waltz", and Neil Hefti's "Cute" so often that it was hard to keep up with him.
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.
It brings to mind Fats Waller's great statement: "If you don't know what jazz is, man, don't mess with it." He learned what went into a virtuoso performance by listening, trying, practicing, and refining sensory and motor skills with an added fillip of creativity and intellect.
"When we got back to California, we started calling around to nursing homes to see if could play." 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.