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Luther Henderson

Luther Henderson (March 14, 1919 – July 29, 2003) was an American arranger, composer, orchestrator, and pianist best known for his contributions to Broadway musicals.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 14, 1919 (Kansas City), Died July 29, 2003 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1947

Roles Represented in DAHR: piano, leader, trumpet, songwriter

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor D7VB-0270 10-in. 4/18/1947 I want a good man bad Lil Green ; Lil Green Orchestra Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor D7VB-0271 10-in. 4/18/1947 You've been a good ole wagon Lil Green ; Lil Green Orchestra Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor D7VB-0272 10-in. 4/18/1947 I want a man Lil Green ; Lil Green Orchestra Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor D7VB-1677 10-in. 10/6/1947 So long Luther Henderson Orchestra ; Leslie Scott Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, piano, leader  
Victor D7VB-1679 10-in. 10/6/1947 Blue and sentimental Luther Henderson Orchestra ; Leslie Scott Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, piano, leader  
Victor D7VB-1684 10-in. 10/8/1947 What ev'ry woman knows Etta Jones ; Luther Henderson Orchestra Female vocal solo, with jazz quintet instrumentalist, piano, leader  
Victor D7VB-1685 10-in. 10/8/1947 Overwork blues Etta Jones ; Luther Henderson Orchestra Female vocal solo, with jazz quintet leader, instrumentalist, piano  
Decca C 9660 10-in. 1/16/1935 Bring it on home to Grandma Richard M. Jones’ Jazz Wizards instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca C 9661 10-in. 1/16/1935 Blue reefer blues Richard M. Jones’ Jazz Wizards instrumentalist, trumpet  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Henderson, Luther," accessed September 30, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106589.

Henderson, Luther. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 30, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106589.

"Henderson, Luther." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 30 September 2022.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106589

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