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KCRW Presents: Meshell Ndegeocello

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Fats Waller's stride piano style was in demand at rent parties and millionaires' mansions. Somehow, he pulled everyone in and got them to dance. Evening Standard/Hulton Archive hide caption

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Jason Moran Takes Fats Waller Back To The Club

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Meshell Ndegeocello Puts Life In Rhythm

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For Ndegeocello, Bass Is 'Foundation and Groove'

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Summer Tunes for Black Music Month, Part 1

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