Musical selection: Jitterbug Waltz
New York, March 16, 1942
The Last Years, 1940-43
Bluebird/RCA 9883-2-RB


I. Books



II. Encyclopedia Articles

Scott E. Brown, James P Johnson: A Case of Mistaken Identity. Metuchen, New Jersey: The Scarecrow Press and the Institute of Jazz Studies, Rutgers University, 1982.


Paul S. Machlin. "Thomas Wright "Fats" Waller," in International Dictionary of Black Composers, Samuel Floyd, ed. Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn, 1999.


III. Periodical Articles


Morroe Berger, "Fats Waller: The Outside Insider," in Journal of Jazz Studies 1, no. 1 (Fall 1973): 3-20.

Kenneth Bright and Inez Cavanaugh, "'That Harmful Little Armful': Fats Waller in His Formative Years." Crisis. April 1944: 109-10

Dave E. Dexter. "Immortals of Jazz." Down Beat. January 15, 1941: 10.

Dave Dexter, "Thomas Waller of Concert Stage Isn't the Mellow Fats of Backroom Jazz." Down Beat. February 1, 1942: 3.

Samuel B. Charters and Leonard Kunstadt. Jazz: A History of the New York Scene. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday & Co., 1962.

Richard Hadlock. Jazz Masters of the Twenties. New York:Macmillan, 1965.

Ed Kirkeby, with Duncan P. Schiedt and Sinclair Traill. Ain't Misbehavin: The Story of Fats Waller. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1966; reprinted New York: Da Capo, 1975

David Levering Lewis. When Harlem Was In Vogue. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1981.

Paul S. Machlin. Stride: The Music of Fats Waller. Boston:Twayne Publishers, 1985.

Paul S. Machlin. Thomas Wright "Fats" Waller: Performances In Transcription, 1927-1943. Middleton, Wisconsin: A-R Editions, Inc., 2001.

Nat Shapiro and Nat Hentoff, eds. Hear Me Talkin' to Ya.New York: Dover Publications, 1966.

Alyn Shipton. Fats Waller: The Cheerful Little Earful. London,
New York: Continuum, 2002.

Barry Singer. Black and Blue: The Life and Lyrics of Andy Razaf. (New York: Schirmer Books, 1992.

Willie "the Lion" Smith, with George Hoefer. Music on MyMind: The Memoirs of an American Pianist. New York: Da Capo, 1978.

Maurice Waller and Anthony Calabrese. Fats Waller. NewYork: Schirmer Books, 1977.

Robert Lawrence. "Fats Waller Presents Carnegie Hall Recital." New York Herald Tribune. January 15, 1942: 14.

Andy Razaf, "Fats Waller." Metronome. January 1944: 16.

Murray Schumach. "Interviewing Fats Waller and His Piano." New York Times, July 25, 1943: 2, 1.


IV. Obituaries

"T.W. (Fats) Waller. Pianist, Composer." New York Times, December 16, 1943: 27.

"Fats Waller Rites Attended by 4,200." New York Times, December 21, 1943: 28.


V. Liner Notes

Dan Morgenstern. "'Oh Mercy! Looka' Here.' Fats Waller, His Piano, His Rhythm-1935 & 1939." Honeysuckle Rose Records HR 5000-1, 5000-2, 5000-3.
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