Fats Waller: A Handful of Keys at 92nd Street Y
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Jump right into the 2013 Jazz in July festival with the man whose popularity brought stride piano to the whole world. Writer of hundreds of songs like "Ain't Misbehavin'" and "Honeysuckle Rose," he was a charismatic entertainer, and one the most influential jazz pianists ever. With:
Bill Charlap, piano; Carol Woods, vocals; Anat Cohen, clarinet; Randy Sandke, trumpet; Rossano Sportiello, piano; Todd Coolman, bass; Willie Jones, III, drum.
Venue Description: Located on the Upper West Side, the 92nd Street Y is NYC's hub for lectures, talks, readings, literary events, classes, Jewish programs, food and wine tastings, and more. They also offer live music, dance performances, and more including the Art of the Guitar, the $5 Fridays at Noon dance series, and social events.