[Dixielandjazz] Fats Waller Centennial
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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.
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.
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
Mark Borowsky, and
In addition, Dan Morgenstern will host a showing of Waller on film.
FREE to the public, but reservations are required;
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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