Fats Waller stride piano styleLo stile stride di Fats Waller

Fats Waller‘s jubilant piano style certainly was one of the most popular facets of the whole Harlem Stride Piano style and a main model of the Swing Piano style too. Here is my own arrangement of the song Truckin’using many of Waller’s peculiar techniques and originally published in the Summer 2005 issue of Sheet Music Magazine. Please contact me in case you are interested in receiving the score of this music: 

For more on Fats style and note-for-note transcriptions of famous recordings by him such as Numb Fumblin’Smashing Thirds, Martinique, Dinah, etc., you can see my folios Harlem Stride Piano Solos and The Soul Of Blues, Stride & Swing Piano, and my method Jazz Piano: The Left Hand.

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