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.
- 471 Instruments & Performance
- 642 Writing & Arrangement
- 3 Featuring & Presenting
- 70 Conducting & Leading
- 1 Acting, Literary & Spoken