Fats Waller in a Nutshell - JazzWax

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March 10, 2010


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Fats,a jazz icon,a brilliant,honkytonk,power'n'soft piano...thanks Fats!

Ed Leimbacher

Mama don' 'low no numb-fumblin' fractious fingers 'round here... but the Fat Man played both ends of his keyboards against the middle, C and otherwise, and some of his clowning was more Pagliacci than palliative.

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