Sunday, July 16, 2017

Face the Music 7.20.17 
“Draw You a Picture - Do It Sloppy"

Steady Roll
Jelly Roll Morton’s Steamboat Four 1924

Sidewalk Blues
Jelly Roll Morton’s Red Hot Peppers 1926

Do It Sloppy
Sylvester Palmer 1929

Money Never Runs Out
Banjo Joe & Blind Blake 1927

Buck Dance
J.W.Jones & Ephram Carter 1970

Can I Do It For You
Memphis Minnie & Kansas Joe 1930

It’s all a Swindle (1931)
Ute Lemper 1996

Matelotte
Gus Viseur 1940

Major General’s Song
Nelson Eddy 1940

On Being Well-Connected
Dmitri Shostakovich 1958
Pimlico Opera Company 1995

Hallelujah, I’m a Bum
Fats Waller 1939

Draw You a Picture
John Wayne 1956

Gigantor the Space Age Robot
Theme Song 1966

A Waste of Money
Allan Sherman 1966

I Was Kaiser Bill’s Batman
Whistling Jack Smith 1967

Happy Chappie Polka
Elliott Sharp 1980

Overtime
Metronome All Stars with
Charlie Parker & Lennie Tristano 1949

Money Jungle
Duke Ellington,
Charles Mingus
& Max Roach 1962





Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Face the Music 7.27.17

Honeysuckle Rose
{a la Bach-Beethoven-Brahms-Waller}
Fats Waller piano solo 1941

Soho
Fats Waller piano solo 1939

Dry Bones
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1940

Don’t Try Your Jive On Me
Fats Waller & his Continental Rhythm 1938

Abercrombie Had a Zombie
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1940

Up Jumped You With Love
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1942

Everybody Loves My Baby
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1940

Picadilly
Fats Waller piano solo 1939

Pent Up in a Penthouse
Fats Waller & his Continental Rhythm 1938

‘Tain’t Nobody’s Bizness If I Do
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1940

Buckin’ the Dice
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1941

Clarinet Marmalade
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1941

Ain’t Misbehavin’/Two Sleepy People
Waller Jive/Hallelujah
Fats Waller performing solo for V-Disc, September 1943

Flat Foot Floogie
Fats Waller & his Continental Rhythm 1938

Moppin’ and Boppin’
Fats Waller, Zutty Singleton
and the “Beale Street Boys”
Hollywood, January 1943
from the soundtrack
of the motion picture
“Stormy Weather”


Monday, July 3, 2017


Face the Music 7.06.17 - Fats Waller: 
(Almost) Strictly Instrumental (2)

Tea for Two
piano solo 1937

Hallelujah
piano solo 1939

That's All
pipe organ solo 1929

Mamacita
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1941

Paswonky
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1936

In the Gloaming
Fats Waller & his Rhythm (big band) 1938

Functionizin'
"Fats Waller, his Rhythm & Orchestra" 1935

Oh! Sister, Ain't That Hot
Fats Waller with Eddie Condon & his Band 1940

Dancing Fool
Fats Waller with Eddie Condon & his Band 1940

Black and Blue
Muggsy Spanier's Ragtime Band 1939

Sweet Heartache (instrumental take)
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1937

I Ain't Got Nobody (instrumental take) 
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1935

Buck Jumpin'
Fats Waller & his Rhythm featuring guitarist Al Casey 1941

Pantin' in the Panther Room
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1941

Swinga Dilla Street
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1939

Scram!
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1940

Monday, June 26, 2017

Face the Music 62917
Fats Waller: Strictly Instrumental (1)
Carefully chosen historic recordings form the years 1927-1940

African Ripples
Fats Waller piano solo 1934

Fats Waller Stomp
Thomas Waller with Morris's Hot Babies 1927

'Sippi
Fats Waller with the Louisiana Sugar Babes 1928

Savannah Blues
Thomas Waller with Morris's Hot Babies 1927

Georgia Grind
Fats Waller & Pee Wee Russell
with Eddie Condon & his Band 1940

Royal Garden Blues
Fats Waller with the Ted Lewis Orchestra 1931

China Boy
Fats Waller with Jack Teagarden & his Orchestra 1931

Baby Brown (instrumental take)
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1935

Blues
"A Jam Session at Victor" 1937
with Fats Waller, Bunny Berigan, Tommy Dorsey,
Dick McDonough & George Wettling

San Anton' (instrumental take)
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1937

Clothesline Ballet
Fats Waller piano solo 1934

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

The Love Bug Will Bite You
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1937

Honeysuckle Rose
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1937

Boo Hoo
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1937

The Moon is Low
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1939



Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Face the Music 6.22.17
The Further Adventures of Fats Waller

Viper’s Drag
Fats Waller piano solo

Gladyse
Fats Waller piano solo

Fractious Fingering
Fats Waller & his Rhythm

Latch On
Fats Waller & his Rhythm

How Can I?
Fats Waller & his Rhythm

Undecided
Fats Waller & his Rhythm

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

Sugar Blues
Fats Waller & his Rhythm

I Ain’t Got Nobody
Fats Waller & his Rhythm

Oh Susannah, Dust Off That Old Pianna
Fats Waller & his Rhythm

Honeysuckle Rose
Jam Session at Victor with Fats Waller,
Bunny Berigan, Tommy Dorsey,
Dick McDonough & George Wettling

There’ll Be Some Changes Made
Fats Waller & his Rhythm

Bach Up To Me
Fats Waller & his Rhythm

Black Raspberry Jam
Fats Waller & his Rhythm

Taint What You Do (It’s The Way That You Do It}
Fats Waller & his Rhythm

Twenty Four Robbers
Fats Waller & his Rhythm

Yacht Club Swing
Fats Waller & his Rhythm

Nagasaki
Fats Waller & his Rhythm


Monday, June 5, 2017

FTM 60817:

Fats Waller & his Rhythm
Songs of Love and Attraction


You're Not the Only Oyster in the Stew

You're My Dish

Until the Real Thing Comes Along

Squeeze Me

Sweet and Slow

I'm Growing Fonder of You

You've Got Me Under Your Thumb

You Fit Into the Picture

You Went to My Head

I Can't Give You Anything But Love

Sweet Heartache

There's Honey on the Moon Tonight

I'd Rather Call You Baby

Sweetie Pie

There Goes My Attraction

Ooh! Looka There, Ain't She Pretty?

Please Keep Me In Your Dreams

You Meet the Nicest People in Your Dreams