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Jason Moran and The Hot Sardines tribute Fats Waller / San Francisco Chronicle

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The Hot Sardines, will join Jason Moran tomorrow, Saturday March 11 at Oakland's wondrous Art Deco masterpiece, the Paramount Theatre for their - Fats Waller celebration. The Paramount was built as a movie palace, not a dance hall, and Moran will be well complimented from the vintage syncopated snap of the Hot Sardines. They will draw from the well of Waller, Louis Armstrong, as well as other joyous early 20th-century artists.  "Often times we nudge things in the direction of civil disobedience, encouraging people to dance in the aisles," says Elizabeth Bougerol, the self-taught singer and washboard player who founded the Hot Sardines with pianist Evan Palazzo. 

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