First in a three-part documentary about
Thomas "Fats" Waller, pianist, composer and songwriter, who died 50 years ago, on 15 December 1943.
Russell Davies tells the colourful story of the Baptist minister's son who "took to the Devil's music and played it like an angel." 1: Mrs Waller 's Harmful Little Armful
Producer Roy Oakshott
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John Dunn introduces the BBC Concert Orchestra, conducted by Barry Wordsworth , in a concert celebrating the golden anniversary of Southend-on-Sea Music Club.
(In association with the Southend-on-Sea Music Club)
Including at 8.20-8.40 Interval: Rupert Parker plays the electric harp.
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