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).
Birth and Death Data: Born December 18, 1897 (Cuthbert), Died December 29, 1952 (New York City)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1920 - 1938
Roles Represented in DAHR: piano, leader, arranger, director, composer, songwriter, ukulele
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Recordings (Results 201-225 of 382 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Columbia||141301||10-in.||11/23/1925||Spanish shawl||Dixie Stompers||Jazz/dance band||leader|
|Columbia||141302||10-in.||11/23/1925||Clap hands! Here comes Charley!||Dixie Stompers||Jazz/dance band||leader|
|Columbia||141303||10-in.||11/23/1925||Florida stomp||Dixie Stompers||Jazz/dance band||leader|
|Columbia||W141410||10-in.||12/18/1925||Nobody's rose||Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||leader|
|Columbia||W141411||10-in.||12/18/1925||Pensacola||Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||leader|
|Columbia||141422||10-in.||12/22/1925||Get it fixed||Dixie Stompers||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||leader|
|Columbia||141423||10-in.||12/22/1925||Chinese blues||Dixie Stompers||Jazz/dance band||leader|
|Columbia||141424||10-in.||12/22/1925||Panama||Dixie Stompers||Jazz/dance band||leader|
|Columbia||141526||10-in.||1/20/1926||I found a new baby||Dixie Stompers||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||leader|
|Columbia||141527||10-in.||1/20/1926||Nervous Charlie stomp||Dixie Stompers||Jazz/dance band||leader|
|Columbia||141528||10-in.||1/20/1926||Black horse stomp||Dixie Stompers||Jazz/dance band||leader|
|Columbia||W141533||10-in.||1/21/1926||Flamin' Mamie||Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||leader|
|Columbia||W141534||10-in.||1/21/1926||Roll 'em, girls||Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra ; Don Redman||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||leader|
|Columbia||W141542||10-in.||1/22/1926||I've found a new baby||Ethel Waters||Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet and piano||instrumentalist, piano|
|Columbia||W141543||10-in.||1/22/1926||Make me a pallet on the floor||Ethel Waters||Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano||instrumentalist, piano|
|Columbia||W141544||10-in.||1/22/1926||Bring your greenbacks||Ethel Waters||Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano||instrumentalist, piano|
|Columbia||W141819||10-in.||3/18/1926||Jazzbo Brown from Memphis Town||Bessie Smith||Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with clarinet and piano||instrumentalist, piano|
|Columbia||W141820||10-in.||3/18/1926||The gin house blues||Bessie Smith||Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with clarinet and piano||instrumentalist, piano, composer|
|Columbia||141832||10-in.||3/22/1926||Tampeekoe||Dixie Stompers||Jazz/dance band||leader|
|Columbia||141833||10-in.||3/22/1926||Hi-diddle-diddle||Dixie Stompers||Jazz/dance band||leader|
|Columbia||141834||10-in.||3/22/1926||Hard-to-get Gertie||Dixie Stompers||Jazz/dance band||leader|
|Columbia||141958||10-in.||4/14/1926||Dynamite||Dixie Stompers||Jazz/dance band||composer, leader|
|Columbia||141959||10-in.||4/14/1926||Jackass blues||Dixie Stompers||Jazz/dance band||leader|
|Columbia||141960||10-in.||4/14/1926||Static strut||Dixie Stompers||Jazz/dance band||leader|
|Columbia||W142021||10-in.||4/14/1926||Dynamite||New Orleans Owls||Jazz/dance band||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Henderson, Fletcher," accessed October 2, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103284.
Henderson, Fletcher. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 2, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103284.
"Henderson, Fletcher." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 2 October 2022.
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