[Dixielandjazz] Fats Waller Centennial

Stephen Barbone barbonestreet at earthlink.net
Wed Mar 31 09:36:58 PST 2004


If you are ibn the area, don't miss it. Dabna Library at Rutgers
University, Newark New Jersey USA. (Near NYC). Admission if FREE, but
seating is limited so reserve now.
Steve Barbone

The Joint is Jumping:
A Celebration of Fats Waller's Centennial

Saturday, May 8 from 10 to 6
(registration and coffee: 9:30)
The Dana Room, 4th floor, Dana Library,
Rutgers University, Newark NJ

Funded by the Friends of the Rutgers University Libraries  and presented
by the Institute of Jazz Studies,
this day-long event will feature live music, lectures, and film in
celebration of the life  and music of Thomas (Fats) Waller (1904-43),
pianist, organist, singer, composer, bandleader and entertainer.
Waller’s legacy
is alive on his hundreds of recordings and handful of appearances on
film, and in his many songs.

Performers include pianists Ray Bryant and Mike Lipskin,
singer-pianist Daryl Sherman and
guitarist-singer Marty Grosz.

Speakers are Waller experts
Paul Machlin,
Mark Borowsky, and
Bob Pinsker.

In addition, Dan Morgenstern  will host a showing of Waller on film.

FREE to the public,  but reservations are required;
seating limited!
Call (973) 353-5595,  weekdays between 9 and 4:30 or
email: eberger at andromeda.rutgers.edu to reserve a seat

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