Pat, who is going on 107 years old, says she was surprised that her difficulty breathing was caused by a heart problem, not her lungs.
Fats Waller is one of the most influential musicians in the history of jazz, and also one of the most loved by the public. His music was at the same time intellectually deep and danceable. The Tony Bailuff Big 3 digs deeply into the Waller catalog on its performances. Tony talked to Phil Nusbaum about the Big 3, and about Fats Waller himself.
Answer: No, I am not shy.