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Fletcher Henderson (1897–1952)

Legendary composer ("Down South Camp Meeting"), pianist, conductor, accompanist and arranger, educated at Atlanta University. He came to New York in 1920, was pianist with the W.C. Handy orchestra, and then joined Black Swan Records. He toured as accompanist to Ethel Waters, and led his own band in night clubs and theaters and made many records. ... See full bio »

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 2013 The Spanish Silent Film (Short) (soundtrack: music performed by)
 1996 The English Patient (music arranger - uncredited)
 1993 Swing Kids (music arranger - uncredited)
 1990 Miller's Crossing (music arranger - uncredited)
 1986 Miss Mary (music arranger - uncredited)
 1948 A Song Is Born (music arranger - uncredited)
 1946 The Razor's Edge (music arranger - uncredited)
 1946 Margie (music arranger - uncredited)
 1946 Make Mine Music (music arranger - uncredited)
 1945 The Dolly Sisters (arranger - uncredited)
 1945 Ziegfeld Follies (music arranger - uncredited)
 1945 Keep Your Powder Dry (music arranger - uncredited)
 1944 Hollywood Canteen (arranger - uncredited)
 1943 A Guy Named Joe (music arranger - uncredited)
 1943 The Gang's All Here (music arranger - uncredited)
 1943 Girl Crazy (music arranger - uncredited)
 1943 Stage Door Canteen (music arranger - uncredited)
 1942 The Pride of the Yankees (music arranger - uncredited)
 1940 Kitty Foyle (music arranger - uncredited)
 1940 Tin Pan Alley (music arranger: songs - uncredited)
 1940 Too Many Girls (music arranger - uncredited)
 1940 Broadway Melody of 1940 (music arranger - uncredited)
 1939 Gulliver's Travels (music arranger - uncredited)
 1939 Honolulu (music arranger - uncredited)
 1938 Alexander's Ragtime Band (music arranger - uncredited)
 1937 Rosalie (arranger - uncredited)
 1937 Hollywood Hotel (music arranger - uncredited)
 1936 Swing Time (arranger - uncredited)
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Arrangements for Benny Goodman from 1935-1947. See more »

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