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Fats Waller (1904-1943) was an outsize man in all respects: five feet eleven inches tall, he weighed 285 pounds. He was the greatest of the Harlem stride pianists, he composed hundreds of songs, he led a band which made over 400 recordings and he wrote several Broadway shows. Waller is seen by jazz historians as a man of immense musical talent which was never fulfilled, in the interests of his career as a popular and humorous entertainer. In this fully revised and updated biography of Waller, Alyn Shipton re-examines his ...

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Fats Waller: The Cheerful Little Earful 2003, Continuum, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780826465344

Rev edition

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Fats Waller: The Cheerful Little Earful 2002, Continuum, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780826457967

Revised edition

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