IN RESPONSE TO MR. DOUG RAMSEY :)

ada_brown-fats_waller-that_ain't_right18In Cologne it’s not the snow, or the grey skies which would make you feel blue; it’s the brutal carnivalesque “music”, which is actually suppressing all real joy.

So, the only remedy – as suggested by Doug – is indeed a counterstrike with GOOD, and truly HAPPY music, played by a SERIOUS musical comedian who was not only that, but also a UNIQUE and DEEP artist: Mr. Thomas Wright “Fats” Waller.

Mr. Ramsey posted this last night:

THIS WILL MAKE YOU FEEL BETTER

And I respond with Fats Waller & His Orchestra, doing Gershwin’s “I Got Rhythm” in a way that you simply have to jump off your seat, and move your lame hips to Mr. Waller’s bouncy beats (recorded in New York, on December 4, 1935):

Pianists: “Any questions left?”

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One Response to IN RESPONSE TO MR. DOUG RAMSEY :)

  1. What a PLEASANT surprise. I never get enough of my man Waller.

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