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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Albums

SBBH 1947 Fletcher Henderson - First, Last & Only Live Concert From Kimball Hall, Otterburn album art 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 album art Fletcher Henderson The Live Sound 1950(LP, Mono) Trans-Ark Records 1002 US Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

A4000 Fletcher Henderson - I Never Miss The Sunshine (I'm So Used To The Rain) / Awful Moanin' Blues album art Clara Smith, Fletcher Henderson Clara Smith, Fletcher Henderson - I Never Miss The Sunshine (I'm So Used To The Rain) / Awful Moanin' Blues(Shellac, 10") Columbia A4000 US 1923 Sell This Version
22775 Fletcher Henderson - Sweet Music = Música Dulce / Malinda's Weddin' Day = El Día De Bodas De Malinda album art Fletcher Henderson And His Connie Inn Orchestra* Fletcher Henderson And His Connie Inn Orchestra* - Sweet Music = Música Dulce / Malinda's Weddin' Day = El Día De Bodas De Malinda(Shellac, 10") Victor 22775 US 1931 Sell This Version
5433 Fletcher Henderson - Oh Boy, I'm In The Groove / Kitty On Toast album art Fletcher Henderson Conducts Horace Henderson And His Orchestra Fletcher Henderson Conducts Horace Henderson And His Orchestra - Oh Boy, I'm In The Groove / Kitty On Toast(Shellac, 10") Vocalion (2) 5433 US 1940 Sell This Version
DS 1279 Clyde McCoy And His Orchestra / Fletcher Henderson Clyde McCoy And His Orchestra / Fletcher Henderson - Mood Indigo / Tozo(Shellac, 10") Columbia DS 1279 Sweden 1941 Sell This Version
14005 Fletcher Henderson - Chimes Blues / I Want To album art Fletcher H. Henderson* Chimes Blues / I Want To(Shellac, 10", RE) Paramount 14005 US 1949 Sell This Version
SdMJ-061 Fletcher Henderson - Fletcher Henderson album art Fletcher Henderson Fletcher Henderson(7", EP) Fratelli Fabbri Editori SdMJ-061 Italy 1970 Sell This Version
507 Louis Armstrong, Maggie Jones, Fletcher Henderson Louis Armstrong, Maggie Jones, Fletcher Henderson - Good Time Flat Blues / Screamin' The Blues(Shellac, 10") Jazz Classics (5) 507 US Unknown Sell This Version
Fletcher Henderson - Harlem Jazz album art Fletcher Henderson Harlem Jazz (EP) Odeon Germany Unknown Sell This Version
9477 Fletcher Henderson - Oh Boy, I'm In The Groove / Kitty On Toast album art Fletcher Henderson Conducts Horace Henderson And His Orchestra Fletcher Henderson Conducts Horace Henderson And His Orchestra - Oh Boy, I'm In The Groove / Kitty On Toast(Shellac, Single) Conqueror 9477 US Unknown Sell This Version
RA 8 EP Fletcher Henderson - Rarities album art Fletcher Henderson Rarities(7", EP) Rarities Records (2) RA 8 EP UK Unknown Sell This Version
none Fletcher Henderson Blue Lou / Christopher Columbus(Acetate, 10") The Master Sound System none UK Unknown Sell This Version
94217 Fletcher Henderson - Pioneers Of Jazz 17 album art Fletcher Henderson & Louis Armstrong Fletcher Henderson & Louis Armstrong - Pioneers Of Jazz 17(7", EP) Coral 94217 Germany Unknown Sell This Version
14009 Fletcher Henderson - The Harlem Strut / Unknown Blues album art James P. Johnson* / Fletcher Henderson James P. Johnson* / Fletcher Henderson - The Harlem Strut / Unknown Blues(Shellac, 10", RE) Paramount 14009 US Unknown Sell This Version
HC 107 Fletcher Henderson - Shipwrecked Blues / My John Blues album art Louis Armstrong, Clara Smith, Fletcher Henderson, Charlie Green Louis Armstrong, Clara Smith, Fletcher Henderson, Charlie Green - Shipwrecked Blues / My John Blues(Shellac, 10") Hot Jazz Club Of America HC 107 US Unknown Sell This Version
XP 8058 Fletcher Henderson - The Golden Era Of Jazz Vol. 6 album art Fletcher Henderson The Golden Era Of Jazz Vol. 6(7", EP) Savoy Records XP 8058 US Unknown Sell This Version

Compilations

RLP 1055 Fletcher Henderson - The Birth Of Big Band Jazz album art 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 12-108, 12-108 Fletcher Henderson - Classic Blues Performances album art Ma Rainey, Tommy Ladnier, Joe Smith (3), Fletcher Henderson, Tampa Red, The Georgia Band* Ma Rainey, Tommy Ladnier, Joe Smith (3), Fletcher Henderson, Tampa Red, The Georgia Band* - Classic Blues Performances(LP, Comp, Mono) Riverside Records, Riverside Records RLP 12-108, 12-108 Europe 1956 Sell This Version
RLP 12-129 Fletcher Henderson - The Birth Of Big Band Jazz album art 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 Fletcher Henderson - Jazz Pour Tous N° 9 album art 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) album art 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 album art 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 album art 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 album art Fletcher Henderson A Study In Frustration (The Fletcher Henderson Story) Volume 2(LP, Comp) CBS BPG 62002 UK 1961 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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