Fletcher Henderson

Fletcher Henderson

Real Name:
Fletcher Hamilton Henderson, Jr.
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American arranger, composer, & pianist.

Born: 18 December 1897 in Cuthbert, Georgia, USA.
Died: 28 December 1952 in New York City, New York, USA.

Also known as Fletcher "Smack" Henderson.
Very important to early jazz as leader of the first great jazz big band in the post Ragtime, pre-Swing era of the 1920s. Continued success during the 1930s as an arranger and composer, and as a masterful talent scout.
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Fletcher Henderson Discography

Albums

PMC 7056 The Dixie Stompers* Fletcher Henderson & The Dixie Stompers 1927-8(LP, Comp, Mono) Parlophone PMC 7056 UK 1967 Sell This Version
CBC 1-069 Fletcher Henderson The Harmony & Vocalion Sessions Volume 2 1927-1928(CD, Comp) Timeless Records (3) CBC 1-069 Europe 2001 Sell This Version
SBBH 1947 Fletcher Henderson, Bill Harris, Sidney Bechet Fletcher Henderson, Bill Harris, Sidney Bechet - First, Last & Only Live Concert From Kimball Hall, Otterburn(LP) Big Chief-Jerollomo SBBH 1947 US Unknown Sell This Version
1002 Fletcher Henderson The Live Sound 1950(LP, Mono) Trans-Ark 1002 US Unknown Sell This Version
SU 286 Fletcher Henderson And The Jazz Tones* Fletcher Henderson with Slam Smith and the Jazz Tones (LP, Album) Sutton SU 286 US Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

14005 Fletcher H. Henderson* Chimes Blues / I Want To(Shellac, 10", RE) Paramount 14005 US 1949 Sell This Version
ARC 66 Fletcher Henderson Fletcher Henderson And His Band(7", EP) A•R•C Records ARC 66 UK 1965 Sell This Version
SdMJ-061 Fletcher Henderson Fletcher Henderson(7", EP) Fratelli Fabbri Editori SdMJ-061 Italy 1970 Sell This Version
Fletcher Henderson Harlem Jazz (EP) Odeon Germany Unknown Sell This Version
RA 8 EP Fletcher Henderson Rarities(7", EP) Rarities Records (2) RA 8 EP UK Unknown Sell This Version
10128 EPB Fletcher Henderson Fletcher Henderson And His Orchestra 1934(7", EP) Brunswick 10128 EPB Unknown Sell This Version
MPC 501 Fletcher Henderson Fletcher Henderson And His Orchestra(7", EP) Pirate Records (8) MPC 501 Sweden Unknown Sell This Version
17 Fletcher Henderson & Louis Armstrong Fletcher Henderson & Louis Armstrong - Pioneers Of Jazz 17(7", EP) Pioneers Of Jazz 17 Germany Unknown Sell This Version

Compilations

RLP 1055 Fletcher Henderson, Louis Armstrong, Coleman Hawkins, Tommy Ladnier Fletcher Henderson, Louis Armstrong, Coleman Hawkins, Tommy Ladnier - The Birth Of Big Band Jazz(10", Comp, Mono) Riverside Records RLP 1055 US 1954 Sell This Version
RLP 12-129 Duke Ellington / Fletcher Henderson Duke Ellington / Fletcher Henderson - The Birth Of Big Band Jazz(LP, Comp, Mono) Riverside Records RLP 12-129 US 1957 Sell This Version
P 07.797 R Benny Goodman, Fletcher Henderson Benny Goodman, Fletcher Henderson - Jazz Pour Tous N° 9(10", Comp) Philips P 07.797 R France 1957 Sell This Version
Fletcher Henderson A Study In Frustration (The Fletcher Henderson Story) (Comp) Columbia US 1961 Sell This Version
BPG 62001 Fletcher Henderson A Study In Frustration (The Fletcher Henderson Story) Volume 1(LP, Comp) CBS BPG 62001 UK 1961 Sell This Version
BPG 62003 Fletcher Henderson A Study In Frustration (The Fletcher Henderson Story) Volume 3(LP, Comp) CBS BPG 62003 UK 1961 Sell This Version
BPG 62002 Fletcher Henderson A Study In Frustration (The Fletcher Henderson Story) Volume 2(LP, Comp) CBS BPG 62002 UK 1961 Sell This Version
130 249, 130.249 Fletcher Henderson Fletcher Henderson Vol. 1(10", Comp, Mono) RCA, RCA 130 249, 130.249 France 1961 Sell This Version
BPG 62004 Fletcher Henderson A Study In Frustration (The Fletcher Henderson Story) Volume 4(LP, Comp) CBS BPG 62004 UK 1961 Sell This Version
Duke Ellington / Fletcher Henderson / Artie Shaw Duke Ellington / Fletcher Henderson / Artie Shaw - Duke Ellington, Fletcher Henderson, Artie Shaw And Their Orchestras (Comp) Saga Soc UK 1965 Sell This Version
PRE 637 Duke Ellington, Fletcher Henderson, Dizzy Gillespie Duke Ellington, Fletcher Henderson, Dizzy Gillespie - Duke Ellington, Fletcher Henderson, Dizzy Gillespie And Their Orchestras(LP, Comp) Presto PRE 637 UK 1965 Sell This Version
Fletcher Henderson 1923-1924 (Comp) Historical Records, Historical Records US 1967 Sell This Version

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kenlondoner

kenlondoner

March 16, 2016
Great jazz composer and pianist, maybe one of the greatest of his time!

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