Fats Waller /

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Waller, Maurice.
Other Authors: Calabrese, Anthony.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Schirmer Books, c1977,[1998 printing].
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Table of Contents:
  • 1864-1904 : The background of the Waller family
  • 1914-1919 : Fats discovers Harlem nightlife
  • 1919 : the death of Fats' mother
  • 1920-1922 : Fats meets James P. Johnson and Willie The Lion Smith
  • 1922-1924 : Fats marries Edith
  • 1923-1924 : Fats and the music publishers
  • 1924-1926 : Fats meets his second wife and Captain Maines
  • 1927-1928 : Fats writes "Keep shufflin'"
  • 1928-1929 : Fats writes "Load of coal"
  • 1930-1931 : Fats becomes a recording regular for RCA
  • 1932-1933 : Fats goes to work for WWL
  • 1934-1936 : Fats makes it to the top as a composer and recording artist
  • 1937-1943 : Buster Shepherd remembers the good and bad times
  • 1940-1943 : Fats at his peak as a recording artist and songwriter
  • Maurice remembers his father
  • 1943 : the death of Fats
  • Recording dates and personnel
  • Fats Waller's published songs
  • Fats Waller's unpublished songs
  • Fats Waller's piano rolls
  • Song arrangements.