Fats Waller was an African-American jazz pianist, organist, composer and comedic entertainer. . He collaborated with the Tin Pan Alley lyricist Andy Razaf and had a commercially successful musical career. He also appeared in several feature films and short subject films, most notably "Stormy Weather" in 1943. He was an excellent pianist - evident in all of his hits, including greats such as "Ain't Misbehavin'", "Honeysuckle Rose" and "Jitterbug Waltz".