Saturday, May 27, 2017

Face the Music 6.01.17
Fats Waller: Master Interpreter of Love Songs

Tea For Two
Willie the Lion Smith piano solo

Ain’t Misbehavin’
Fats Waller piano solo

Honeysuckle Rose
Fats Waller & his Rhythm

I Believe in Miracles
Fats Waller & his Rhythm

When Somebody Thinks You’re Wonderful
Fats Waller & his Rhythm

Then I’ll Be Tired Of You
Fats Waller & his Rhythm

I’m 100% For You
Fats Waller & his Rhythm

My Very Good Friend The Milkman
Fats Waller & his Rhythm

Let’s Pretend That There’s a Moon
Fats Waller & his Rhythm

I’m Crazy ‘Bout My Baby
Fats Waller & his Rhythm

Got a Brand New Suit
Fats Waller & his Rhythm

I Wish I Were Twins
Fats Waller & his Rhythm

Mandy
Fats Waller & his Rhythm

Armful of Sweetness
Fats Waller & his Rhythm

If It Isn’t Love
Fats Waller & his Rhythm

It’s a Sin to Tell a Lie
Fats Waller & his Rhythm

Dream Man
Fats Waller & his Rhythm



Monday, May 22, 2017

Face the Music 5.25.17
Breakin’ the Ice

I’m More Than Satisfied
{composed by Fats Waller}
Original Memphis Five

Smashing Thirds
Fats Waller piano solo

Lookin’ Good But Feelin’ Bad
Fats Waller & his Buddies

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

Love Me Or Leave Me
Fats Waller piano solo

Loveless Love
Fats Waller hot pipe organ solo

Mean Old Bedbug Blues
Fats Waller with Billy Banks’ Rhythmakers

Alligator Crawl
Fats Waller piano solo

A Porter’s Love Song to a Chambermaid
Fats Waller & his Rhythm

Six or Seven Times
Fats Waller with the Chocolate Dandies

I’d Love It
Fats Waller with McKinney’s Cotton Pickers

That’s How I Feel Today
Fats Waller with the Chocolate Dandies

That’s What I Like About You
Fats Waller with Jack Teagarden & his Orchestra

Breakin’ the Ice
Fats Waller & his Rhythm

Chances Are
Fats Waller with Jack Teagarden & his Orchestra

I’ve Got My Fingers Crossed
Fats Waller & his Rhythm

Serenade for a Wealthy Widow
Fats Waller & his Rhythm
with Mezz Mezzrow





Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Face the Music 5.18.17
Ridin’ But Walkin’

Beale Street Blues
Fats Waller hot pipe organ solo

Ridin’ But Walkin’
Fats Waller & his Buddies

Mournful Tho’ts
Jimmy Johnson & his Orchestra

Persian Rug
Louisiana Sugar Babes

Squeeze Me
Louis Armstrong & his Hot Five

Waiting at the End of the Road
Fats Waller piano solo

Harlem Fuss
Fats Waller & his Buddies

Red Hot Dan
Fats Waller with Morris’s Hot Babies

Dallas Blues
Fats Waller with Ted Lewis & his Orchestra

I’m Coming Virginia
Fats Waller with Fletcher Henderson’s Orchestra

He’s Gone Away
Fats Waller with Morris’s Hot Babies

Sweet Savannah Sue
Fats Waller piano solo

Sweet Savannah Sue
Louis Armstrong & his Orchestra

Plain Dirt
Fats Waller with McKinney’s Cotton Pickers

Minor Drag
Fats Waller & his Buddies

Won’t You Get Up Off It Please
Fats Waller & his Buddies

Tiger Rag
Fats Waller with Jack Teagarden & his Orchestra



Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Face the Music 5.11.17
The Way I Feel Today

Arkansas Blues
James P Johnson player piano roll

Jail House Blues
written by Bessie Smith
Fats Waller player piano roll

Railroad Blues
Luckey Roberts

Original Bugle Blues
Fats Waller & James P Johnson with
Dunn’s Original Jazz Hounds

Wild Cat Blues
written by Fats Waller
Clarence Williams Blue Five

Come On and Stomp, Stomp, Stomp
written by Fats Waller
Johnny Dodds Black Bottom Stompers

Please Take Me Out Of Jail
Fats Waller with Morris’s Hot Babies

The Way I Feel Today
Fats Waller & Don Redman with
McKinney’s Cotton Pickers

My Fate Is In Your Hands
Fats Waller piano solo

What’s the Matter Now
Rosa Henderson
piano accompaniment by Fats Waller

Beale Street Blues
Alberta Hunter
pipe organ accompaniment by Fats Waller

Numb Fumblin’
Fats Waller piano solo

Willow Tree
written by Fats Waller
Louisiana Sugar Babes
with James P Johnson at the piano &
Fats Waller at the pipe organ

Handful of Keys
Fats Waller piano solo

Tiger Rag
Art Tatum piano solo

I’m Coming Virginia
Fats Waller with Fletcher Henderson’s Orchestra

St. Louis Shuffle
written by Fats Waller
Fletcher Henderson & his Orchestra


Thursday, April 27, 2017

Face the Music 5.04.17


Gut Stomp
James P. Johnson

Sneakaway
Willie the Lion Smith

Nothin’
Luckey Roberts

Harlem Choc’late Babies on Parade
James P. Johnson

Your Time Now
Fats Waller

Harlem Strut
James P. Johnson

Muscle Shoals Blues
Fats Waller

Birmingham Blues
Fats Waller

St. Louis Blues
Fats Waller

The Chant
Fletcher Henderson’s Orchestra

Alligator Crawl
Louis Armstrong’s Hot Seven

Thou Swell
Louisiana Sugar Babes

Henderson Stomp
Fletcher Henderson’s Orchestra

Blue Black Bottom Stomp
Fats Waller

What’s the Use of Being Alone?
Dunn’s Original Jazz Hounds

Wringin’ and Twistin’
Tram, Bix and Lang

Farewell Blues
James P. Johnson



Monday, April 24, 2017

Face the Music 4.27.17: Latch On

James P. Johnson Medley
Eubie Blake piano solo

Hesitation Blues
James P. Johnson’s New York Orchestra

Call of the Freaks
Luis Russell & his Orchestra

Lenox Avenue Blues
Fats Waller pipe organ solo

Wasted Life Blues
Bessie Smith
accompanied by James P. Johnson

Kazoo Moan
Washboard Serenaders

You Don’t Know My Mind
The Jamaica Jazzers

Blues in the Cave
Sidney Bechet avec
Claude Luter et son Orchestre

Latch On
Dick Wellstood & the Friends of Fats

Complainin’
Luckey Roberts piano solo

Relaxing
Willie the Lion Smith piano solo

The Dream
James P. Johnson’s New York Orchestra

The Boogie Dream
James P. Johnson’s New York Orchestra

Chasin’ the Blues Away
Claude Hopkins & his Orchestra

Stomp in F
George Shearing piano solo

Crazy Rhythm
Cliff Jackson piano solo