Recommended Materials


Honeysuckle Rose

HONEYSUCKLE ROSE

Fats Waller recordings including the top twenty hit from 1937, “The Joint is Jumpin’”.
Living Era Records # 298, 2004.


Rhapsodies in Black

RHAPSODIES IN BLACK: MUSIC AND WORDS FROM THE HARLEM RENAISSANCE

Recordings from 1918 through 2000 including the 1929 #2 hit recording by Leo Reisman “Ain’t Misbehavin’.”
Rhino Records # 79874, 2000.


Ain't Misbehavin'

AINT MISBEHAVIN’

Hank Jones’ 1978 tribute album to Fats Waller with guest artists Kenny Burrell, Richard Davis, Roy Haynes and Teddy Edwards. Tracks include “Lounging at the Waldork”, “Honeysuckle Rose”, “The Joint is Jumpin’ and “Squeeze Me.”
Original Jazz Classics # 1027, 1999.


Louis Armstrong 16 Most Requested

LOUIS ARMSTRONG 16 MOST REQUESTED SONGS

The top hit recordings by Louis Armstrong including the 1932 top twenty hit “Keepin’ the Mischief Out.”
Legacy Recordings # 57900, 1994.


Transcriptions

TRANSCRIPTIONS: FATS WALLER, VOL. 2 1939

16 songs recorded by Fats Waller on August 7, 1939. Tracks include “Ain’t Misbehavin”, “Honeysuckle Rose”, “Sweet Sue, Just You”, “Spider and the Fly” and “Lonesome Me.”
Naxos Jazz # 813-0692, 2003.


Voice of the Southland

VOICE OF THE SOUTHLAND

25 recordings by Gene Austin from the 1930’s and “40’s. Tracks include his #10 hit recording from 1929, “I’ve Got a Feelin’ I’m Fallin’.”
Living era # 5217, 1997.