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The 'Harmful Little Armful': The Incomparable Fats Waller

He called himself “the harmful little armful” but there was nothing “little” about Fats Waller.  He had a high voltage personality—to say nothing of his 285-pound body. The Jim Cullum Jazz Band and guests remember Fats Waller with a selection of signature Waller tunes guaranteed to put a smile on your face and a bounce in your step.

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Remembering Count Basie

In New York in the mid-30s, the Basie Band's music had a tremendous impact on the reigning 'King of Swing,' Benny Goodman. Goodman covered many Basie Band tunes; in fact his first million-selling record was the famous Count Basie composition "One O' Clock Jump."

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