Fats Waller :
- n United States jazz musician (1904-1943)
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- Community Calendar for the Midlands, June 20
“AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’”: 8 p.m. Thursday at Trustus Theatre, 520 Lady St. Toe-tapping performances of Fats Waller tunes, directed by Terrance Henderson, the show runs through July 20 (except the week of July 4). Showtimes are 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and 3 p.m. on Sundays. $27; military and seniors, $25; students, $20. The box office is open 1-6 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. (803) 254-9732; http://www ...
June 20, 2013 - The State
- Cécile McLorin Salvant: Making Old Songs New Again
The 23-year-old jazz phenom's debut album showcases her takes on vintage jazz and blues numbers by Bessie Smith, Fats Waller and others. You can trace some of her effects back to jazz greats like Sarah Vaughan, Betty Carter and Abbey Lincoln.
June 18, 2013 - NPR