Speaking of Fats Waller.

by Albert Haim

A little masterpiece: Fats Waller - Ain't Misbehavin' - Stormy Weather (1943)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PSNPpssruFY

The intro quotes Nichols's Sugar. More evident here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EtfXnwi_Njo

Here is Red's Sugar.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rv53uQu-i1k

Not in the magnificent Waller 1929 recording:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bf2c7k2Tt7w

In his version of Ain't Misbehavin', Louis quoted Rhapsody in Blue.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4-Y9NcqUHY4

Albert

PS A happy version by the amazing Teddy Brown.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eJASNeJy9Ms

Posted on Nov 8, 2017, 3:40 PM

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