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Fletcher Henderson | 1924-1936

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1924-1936

by Fletcher Henderson

One of the greatest names in the "big band" jazz scene; played with Coleman Hawkins, Louis Armstrong, arranged music for Benny Goodman...
Genre: Jazz: Big Band
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1. Christopher Columbus
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2. Moten Stomp (Moten Swing)
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3. Rhythm Of The Tambourine
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4. Back In Your Own Backyard
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5. Sing You Sinners
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6. Yeah Man
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7. Big John's Special
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8. Shanghai Shuffle
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9. New King Porter Stomp
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10. Big Chief De Sota (Grand Terrace Swing)
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11. Stealin' Apples
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12. Blue Lou
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13. Clarinet Marmalade
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14. Wang Wang Blues
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15. I'm Coming Virginia
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16. What-Cha-Call-'Em Blues
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17. Teapot Dome Blues
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18. Stampede
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19. Singing The Blues
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20. Chinatown, My Chinatown
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21. Sugarfoot Stomp
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22. Henderson Stomp
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b. Fletcher Hamilton Henderson, 18 December 1897, Cuthbert, Georgia, USA, d. 28 December 1952, New York City, New York, USA. One of the most important figures in the development of big band music, in the early 30s Henderson set the standards by which early big band jazz was measured. He did this through a combination of selecting leading jazz players for his band and, together with Don Redman, creating a format for big band arrangements that was taken up by all but a handful of arrangers in the next 30 years. Yet, curiously enough, Henderson became a bandleader almost by accident, and an arranger through force of circumstance, rather than by deliberate intent.

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SIMON BEWSEY

An important CD most appreciative
The CD was in great shape...Great packaging...quick delivery
was glad you had this particular CD of such a big artist.
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