Posts Tagged: Fats Waller

The New Yorker’s “100 Essential Jazz Albums”


When I was in high school, I only owned a handful of jazz CDs. One was a discount “intro to jazz” sampler called Columbia Jazz Masterpieces that lumped together Miles, Armstrong, Holiday, etc. It was like an “intro to rock” sampler that goes from “Johnny B. Goode” to “Smells Like Teen Spirit.” I loved it…. Read more »