"I've Got a Feeling I'm Falling" is a composition ....


.... published in 1929 by Billy Rose, Harry Link and the great Thomas "Fats" Waller.


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There are loads of excellent recordings of the tune. I love it. Here are a few.


Fats Waller  http://www.jazz-on-line.com/a/ramb/Vic49494-2.ram   Terrific piano version by the composer!


Gene Austin   http://www.jazz-on-line.com/a/ramw/1929_118.ram  Excellent accompaniment and good impro by Austin.


Annette Hanshaw   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9MRDc2bgAzI  Delightful.


Jack Payne   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JD9GS4sweQI    Good British band.


Wlillard Robison   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e3Vg5AWIMis   Fantastic version! Who are the musicians? Not in Rust.


Miff Mole   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qf32-2ckTP8   Great solo by Miff.


Ted Wallace    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rtZVgWLtav4     Very nice.


Ondøej Havelka  and Originální Praský Synkopický Orchestr   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=khFO4qCLSZY  A good contemporary recreation.


Rhythmic Eight     http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5vNN-UpT1TE  Get a load of the Fabulous Finn Sylvester Ahola doing a great Bixian solo. Included in Nick's excellent "The Rhythmic Eight, 48 of the Best," Retrieval RTR79059.



Posted on Dec 11, 2010, 5:56 PM

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