Tuesday, May 27, 2014


 Face the Music 5.29.14
Fats Waller: Dusting It Off

Gladyse
piano solo 1929

Peggy
McKinney’s Cotton Pickers 1929

Mandy
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1934

Baby Brown
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1935

Dinah
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1935

Lulu’s Back in Town
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1935

Sweet Sue
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1935

Oh Susannah, Dust Off That Old Pianna
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1935

Garbo Green
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1936

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

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

You’re Not the Kind
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1936

Louisiana Fairy Tale
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1935

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

Black Raspberry Jam
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1936

There’ll Be Some Changes Made
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1935

Got a Bran’ New Suit
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1935

It’s a Sin to Tell a Lie
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1936



Monday, May 19, 2014


Face the Music 5/22/14
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1934-1935

Love Me or Leave Me
piano solo 1929

Honeysuckle Rose
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1934

You Fit Into the Picture
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1935

Do Me a Favor
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1934

Let’s Pretend There’s a Moon
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1934

Then I’ll Be Tired of You
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1934

I’m Growing Fonder of You
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1934

I’m 100% For You
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1935

Chances Are
Jack Teagarden & his Orchestra 1931

I Ain’t Got Nobody
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1935

Dream Man
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1934

Have a Little Dream on Me
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1934

If It Isn’t Love
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1934

Sweetie Pie
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1934

Breakin’ the Ice
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1934

I Wish I Were Twins
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1934

Believe It, Beloved
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1934

Armful O’Sweetness
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1934

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Face the Music 5/13/14 -
Following Fats Waller
Into the Early 1930s

Ain’t Misbehavin’
piano solo 1929

Turn On the Heat
piano solo 1929

Smashing Thirds
piano solo 1929

I’d Love It
McKinney’s Cotton Pickers 1929

Lookin’ Good But Feelin’ Bad
Fats Waller & his Buddies 1929

Draggin’ My Poor Heart Around
Fats Waller – vocal & piano 1931

Dallas Blues
Ted Lewis Orchestra 1931

That’s What I Like About You
Jack Teagarden & his Orchestra 1931

I’m Crazy ‘Bout My Baby
Ted Lewis Orchestra 1931

I Got the Ritz from the One I Love
Jack Teagarden & his Orchestra 1931

Valentine Stomp
piano solo 1929

China Boy
Jack Teagarden & his Orchestra 1931

Royal Garden Blues
Ted Lewis Orchestra 1931

Tiger Rag
Jack Teagarden & his Orchestra 1931

Mean Old Bedbug Blues
Billy Banks’ Rhythmakers 1932

A Porter’s Love Song to a Chambermaid
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1934

You’re Not the Only Oyster in the Stew
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1934


Monday, May 5, 2014

Face the Music 5.08.14
Fats Waller in the late 1920s

Handful of Keys
piano solo 1929

Harlem Fuss
Fats Waller & his Buddies 1929

Numb Fumblin’
piano solo 1929

Beale Street Blues
pipe organ solo 1927

‘Sippi
Louisiana Sugar Babes 1928

Red Hot Dan
Morris’Hot Babies 1927

Please Take Me Out Of Jail
Morris’Hot Babies 1927

Savannah Blues
Morris’Hot Babies 1927

Sweet Savannah Sue
piano solo 1929

You’ve Got To Be Modernistic
Jimmy Johnson’s Orchestra 1929

That’s How I Feel Today
The Chocolate Dandies 1929

My Fate Is In Your Hands
piano solo 1929

Six Or Seven Times
The Chocolate Dandies 1929

Ridin’ But Walkin’
Fats Waller & his Buddies 1929

He’s Gone Away
Morris’Hot Babies 1927

Plain Dirt
McKinney’s Cotton Pickers 1929

Whiteman Stomp
Fletcher Henderson’s Orchestra 1926

Minor Drag
Fats Waller & his Buddies 1929