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Fats Waller (Thomas Wright Waller)

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Biography

New York City, New York, USA
Thomas Waller was born in 1904. He was one of the most important pianist in the history of jazz. He studied piano with James P. Johnson, one of the masters of the stride piano in the 1920s. Fats began recording his first piano solos in 1923. He worked in the revue "Hot Chocolates" in the late 1920s as a composer. Along with Duke Ellington, he is one of the most prolific composers in jazz. His best songs are, "Ain't misbehavin", "Honeysuckle Rose", "Black and Blue", "Blue Turned Grey Over You" and "Keepin' Out of Mischief Now". Read more...

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Ain't Misbehavin' 1941

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The Joint Is Jumpin' 1941

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Your Feet's Too Big 1941

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Honeysuckle Rose 1941

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Stormy Weather 1943

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