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The chronogical - 1926/27

Fletcher Henderson (performer)
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Title
The chronogical - 1926/27
Performer
Fletcher Henderson 1897-1952
Publisher
AMG, 1991
1 cd
Playing time
01:08:54
EAN
3307517059727
CDR
JDX0975
Placing suggestion
73 - Jazz (NBLC) J1 - Jazz (Flemish music schema)

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More than 1 times in Flemish libraries

About Fletcher Henderson

James Fletcher Hamilton Henderson (December 18, 1897 – December 29, 1952) was an American pianist, bandleader, arranger and composer, important in the development of big band jazz and swing music. He was one of the most prolific black musical arrangers and, along with Duke Ellington, is considered one of the most influential arrangers and bandleaders in jazz history. Henderson's influence was vast. He helped bridge the gap between the Dixieland and the swing eras. He was often known as "Smack" Henderson (because of smacking sounds he made with his lips).

Biography

James Fletcher Hamilton Henderson was born in Cuthbert, Georgia, in 1897. He grew up in a middle-class African American family. His father, Fletcher Hamilton Henderson (1857–1943), was the principal of the nearby Howard Normal Randolph School from 1880 until 1942. His home, now known as the Fletcher Henderson House, is a historic site. His mother, a teacher, taught him…Read more on Wikipedia