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