Sunday, May 29, 2016

Face the Music 6.02.16

Turn On The Heat
Fats Waller piano solo 1929

African Ripples
Fats Waller piano solo 1934

Clothes Line Ballet
Fats Waller piano solo 1934

Spring Cleaning
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1937

When Somebody Thinks You're Wonderful
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1935

My Very Good Friend The Milkman
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1935

You've Got Me Under Your Thumb
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1937

I'm Growing Fonder Of You
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1934

I'm A Hundred Per Cent For You
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1935

The Girl I Left Behind Me
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1935

How Can I?
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1937

Blues
Jam Session at Victor featuring
Fats Waller, Bunny Berigan
& Tommy Dorsey 1937

What Will I Do In The Morning?
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1937

Star Dust
Fats Waller piano solo 1937

Blue, Turning Grey Over You
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1937

Boo-Hoo
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1937

Smashing Thirds
Fats Waller piano solo 1937




Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Face the Music 5.26.16

Railroad Blues
Luckey Roberts piano solo 1946

Mule Walk
James P. Johnson piano solo 1943

Blue Black Bottom
Fats Waller piano solo 1927

Fingerbuster
Willie the Lion Smith 1939

Alligator Crawl
Fats Waller piano solo 1934

I’m More Than Satisfied
Original Memphis Five 1928

Come On and Stomp, Stomp, Stomp
Johnny Dodds’ Black Bottom Stompers 1927

Serenade for a Wealthy Widow
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1934

Dream Man
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1934

Rosetta
James P. Johnson with
Frankie Newton & his Orchestra 1939

Get Acquainted With Yourself
Willie the Lion Smith & his Cubs 1937

I Wish I Were Twins
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1934

Walkin’ the Dog
James P. Johnson
& his Blue Note Jazzmen 1944

Keep Off the Grass
James P. Johnson piano solo 1921

Bandana Days
The Carnival Three 1945
{James P. Johnson,
Pops Foster & Omer Simeon}

Honeysuckle Rose
{classy extended instrumental version}
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1937

Railroad Blues
Luckey Roberts piano solo 1958







Sunday, May 15, 2016

Face the Music 5.19.16

Ridin' But Walkin'
Fats Waller & his Buddies 1929

You Get Mad
Rosa Henderson accompanied by Fats Waller 1926

My Feelings Are Hurt
Fats Waller piano solo 1929

That's All
Fats Waller pipe organ solo 1929

Squeeze Me
Bessie Smith accompanied by Clarence Williams 1926

Mournful Tho'ts
Fats Waller with Jimmie Johnson & his Orchestra 1928

Blueberry Rhyme
James P. Johnson piano solo 1943

I've Got a Feeling I'm Falling
Fats Waller piano solo 1929

He's Gone Away
Fats Waller with Morris's Hot Babies 1927

Dallas Blues
Fats Waller with Ted Lewis & his Orchestra 1931

I Got the Ritz From the One I Love
Fats Waller with Jack Teagarden & his Orchestra 1931

Valentine Stomp
Fats Waller piano solo 1929

Gut Stomp
James P. Johnson piano solo 1943

Honeysuckle Rose
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1934

Honeysuckle Rose
Thelonious Monk, Oscar Pettiford & Art Blakey 1956


Sunday, May 8, 2016

Face the Music 5.12.16

Echoes of Spring
Willie the Lion Smith 1939

Sweet Savannah Sue
Fats Waller 1929

The Boogie Dream
James P. Johnson & his New York Orchestra 1944

Numb Fumblin'
Fats Waller 1929

Beale Street Blues
Alberta Hunter backed on pipe organ by Fats Waller 1927

Persian Rug
Louisiana Sugar Babes 1928

The Dream
James P Johnson & his New York Orchestra 1944

Harlem Fuss
Fats Waller & his Buddies 1929

Red Hot Dan
Fats Waller with Morris's Hot Babies 1927

Mean Old Bedbug Blues
Fats Waller with Billy Banks' Rhythmakers 1932

What's the Matter Now?
Rosa Henderson accompanied by Fats Waller 1926

What's the Use of Being Alone?
Fats Waller & James P Johnson with
Dunn's Original Jazz Hounds 1928

Minor Drag
Fats Waller & his Buddies 1929

Henderson Stomp
Fats Waller with Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra 1926

Won't You Get Up Off It Please?
Fats Waller & his Buddies 1929

Lafayette
Count Basie with Bennie Moten's
Kansas City Orchestra 1932



Friday, April 29, 2016

Face the Music 5.05.16

Harlem Choc'late Babies on Parade
James P. Johnson player piano roll 1926

Black Bottom Dance
James P. Johnson player piano roll 1927

Muscle Shoals Blues
Fats Waller piano solo 1922

Harlem Strut
James P. Johnson piano solo 1921

Birmingham Blues
Fats Waller piano solo 1922

You've Got to be Modernistic
James P. Johnson piano solo 1930

Nothin'
Luckey Roberts piano solo 1958

Relaxin'
Willie the Lion Smith piano solo 1958

Loveless Love
Fats Waller pipe organ solo 1927

Willow Tree
Louisiana Sugar Babes 1928

Thou Swell
Louisiana Sugar Babes 1928

Soothin' Syrup Stomp
Fats Waller pipe organ solo 1927

The Chant
Fletcher Henderson & his Orchestra 1926

Geechee
Fats Waller with Morris's Hot Babies 1927

Please Take Me Out of Jail
Fats Waller with Morris's Hot Babies 1927

Whiteman Stomp
Fletcher Henderson & his Orchestra 1926

You've Got to be Modernistic
Jimmie Johnson & his Orcheatra 1929



Monday, April 25, 2016

Face the Music 4.28.16: Get It Fixed

Pork and Beans
(written by Luckey Roberts)
Donald Lambert piano solo 1961

Sounds of Africa
Eubie Blake piano solo 1921

Snakes Hips
Fats Waller player piano roll 1923

Keep Your Temper
Willie the Lion Smith with the
Gulf Coast Seven 1925

Squeeze Me
Buster Bailey 1925

Get It Fixed
Kansas City Five 1925

18th Street Strut
Fats Waller player piano roll 1926

In Harlem's Araby
Sidney Bechet with the 
Get Happy Band 1925

Alabamy Bound
Sam Wooding & his Orchestra
in Berlin 1925

Alabama Stomp
Red & Miff's Stompers 1926

Cushion Foot Stomp
Clarence Williams Washboard Band 1927

Crazy Blues
Mamie Smith & her Jazz Hounds 1920

Crazy Blues
Alabama Jug Band 1934

East St. Louis Toodle-oo
Duke Ellington & his Kentucky Club Orchestra 1927

St. Louis Blues
Cab Calloway & his Orchestra 1930

Dog Bottom
Chick Webb & his Orchestra 1929

Doin' the New Low Down
Bill Bojangles Robinson
with Don Redman's Orchestra 1932







Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Face the Music 4.21.16

Complainin'
Luckey Roberts piano solo 1958

Concentrating
Willie the Lion Smith piano solo 1939

Waiting at the End of the Road (No.1)
Fats Waller piano solo 1929

Euphonic Sounds
James P. Johnson piano solo 1944

St. Louis Blues
Fats Waller pipe organ solo 1926

Hesitation Blues
James P Johnson & his New York Orchestra 1944

Going to Chicago Blues
Basie's Bad Boys with Jimmy Rushing 1939

Limehouse Blues
Dule Ellington & his Orchestra 1931

Blitzkrieg Baby
Una Mae Carlisle & her Orchestra
with Lester Young 1941

Upright Organ Blues
Glenn Hardman & his Hammond Five
with Lester Young 1939

Summit Ridge Drive
Artie Shaw & his Gramercy Five
featuring Johnny Guarnieri, harpsichord 1940

The Shout
Art Tatum piano solo 1934

Night Life
Mary Lou Williams piano solo 1930

Hopkins' Scream
Claude Hopkins piano solo 1972

I Never Knew (No.2)
Lester Young Quartet with Slam Stewart,
Johnny Guarnieri & Sid Catlett 1943

From Bechet, Byas and Fats
Roland Kirk with Jaki Byard, Richard Davis
& Elvin Jones 1965