Stolen Moment: Fats Waller


With his often-comical vocal delivery and Harlem hep-cat persona, Thomas “Fats” Waller is among the most beloved performers in American music. He and frequent lyricist Andy Razaf penned gems such as “Ain’t Misbehavin’” and “Honeysuckle Rose,” which have long been ensconced in the Great American Songbook and interpreted by the likes of Louis Armstrong, Dinah

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