Music Preservation Program

Music Preservation Program

Over our three year partnership, Gucci Timepieces and Jewelry in collaboration with The Recording Academy®, has committed to identify and preserve recordings that are in need of digital restoration.

The primary component of the partnership with The Recording Academy® is Gucci’s commitment to honor and celebrate music’s heritage.

Gucci is proud of its partnership with the most prominent and prestigious organization in the music industry, The Recording Academy®, and looks forward to promoting the forthcoming preservation programs through a worldwide travelling exhibit that explains and celebrates the yearly restoration projects.

The Master Library Archives

In the 1930s, 40s and 50s Muzak recorded over 20,000 tracks by more that 500 big bands, orchestras, vocalists and solo artist in their Manhattan studios. The era’s best musicians recording either their compositions or the popular songs of their day.

Listen to the music of Fats Waller

Fats Waller was one of the most popular performers of the 1920s, 30s and 40s, finding critical and commercial success in the US and Europe. He was a renowned jazz pianist, organist, vocalist and comedic entertainer. Below are 8 tracks from Muzak’s archive library composed by Fats Waller and recorded by various popular artists, including Fats himself.

Fats Waller Compositions and Recordings

  • Honeysuckle Rose
    Performed by: Al Roth Orchestra
    0:00 / 2:28
    Composed by: Thomas "Fats" Waller-Andy Razaf
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  • Ain't Misbehavin'
    Performed by: Rus Morgan And His Orchestra
    0:00 / 3:26
    Composed by: Thomas "Fats" Waller, Harry Brooks, Andy Razaf
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  • I've Got A Feeling I'm Falling
    Performed by: Hank D'Amico w/ Mindy Carson
    0:00 / 1:50
    Composed by: Harry Link, Thomas "Fats" Waller, Billy Rose
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  • My Fate Is In Your Hands
    Performed by: Guy Mitchell, With Orch.
    0:00 / 3:15
    Composed by: Thomas "Fats" Waller, Andy Razaf
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  • You Must Be Losing Your Mind
    Performed by: The Deep River Boys
    0:00 / 1:50
    Composed by: Thomas "Fats" Waller, Ed Kirkaby
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  • Fats Waller's Original E Flat Blues
    Performed by: Thomas "Fats" Waller
    0:00 / 2:31
    Composed by: Thomas "Fats" Waller
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  • Alligator Crawl
    Performed by: Thomas "Fats" Waller
    0:00 / 2:17
    Composed by: Thomas "Fats" Waller
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  • Zonky
    Performed by: Thomas "Fats" Waller
    0:00 / 1:45
    Composed by: Thomas "Fats" Waller
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