fh, 1907-1974 US, Monticello, Arkansas
Musician / Composer / Arranger of Jazz and Pop
American jazz multi-instrumentalist (piano, trumpet, tuba, flugelhorn, mellophone) and songwriter, born November 27, 1907 in Monticello, Arkansas; died May 12, 1976 in Houston, Texas. His compositions include "Midnight Blue", "Woodchopper's Ball", and "Blue Prelude". He played tuba for Isham Jones Orchestra and later for Woody Herman And His Orchestra, which he co-founded with the co-operative including some other Isham Jones orchestra members after Jones retiring in 1936.
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