Does the gloomy weather have you depressed? Can’t face having to shovel another foot of snow? Still paying off your Christmas credit card binge? Here’s a perfect remedy: Fats Waller in 1934 with Gene Sedric, tenor saxophone; Herman Autrey, trumpet; Harry Dial, drums; Billy Taylor, Sr., bass. I’ve always been impressed with Autrey’s ability to insert lovely little obligato licks among phrases of Waller’s vocal. Sedric, “Honey Bear” to his friends, was a marvel of warm playing.
See? You feel better.
“Don’t Let it Bother You” is included in this CD collection. No modern home should be without it.
Have a nice weekend.