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What does FW stand for?

FW stands for Fats Waller (pianist/composer)

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I was also lucky to play a lot with Stephane Grappelli, and the second half being Fats Waller that's exactly the era of Hot Club de Paris and Grappelli's group.
Byline: Norman Stinchcombe NIGEL KENNEDY Symphony Hall Kennedy's programme notes proclaimed his desire that this concert, nominally devoted to the music of Bach and Fats Waller, should not "become chronically serious".
com Swing Cafe is a children's picturebook with a heavy jazz appreciation theme, accompanied by a music CD filled with classic recordings from great jazz artists such as Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington, Cab Calloway, and Fats Waller.
Fats Waller popped up with Ain't Misbehavin' along with more Gershwin and Jerome Kern's All the Things You are and Smoke Gets in Your Eyes, both arranged by Billy Mayerl.