Birth Name: Fletcher Hamilton Henderson, Jr.
Birth Place: Cuthbert, Georgia, U.S.
Genres: Jazz, Swing
Fletcher Hamilton Henderson, Jr. (December 18, 1897 - December 28, 1952) was an American pianist, bandleader, arranger and composer, important in the development of big band jazz and swing music. His was one of the most prolific black orchestras and his influence was vast. He was often known as "Smack" Henderson.
The Dorsey Brothers Mills Blue Rhythm Band Midnight Serenaders Count Basie & His Orchestra The Careless Lovers Cab Calloway Firecracker Jazz Band Steve Lacy The Frisky Frolics