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The Fletcher Henderson All Stars
Cool Fever

Album US on Urania Records label
Jazz

This is a wild, high-swinging record, prompted by the tremendous success of the Fletcher Henderson All Stars, at the Great South Bay Festival on Long Island in 1957. The name of the band must be taken literally; everyone of these musicians is a star in his own right. Most of them have played under "Smack" Henderson who, ever since the Roaring Twenties when he went trouping with Ethel Waters, displayed a unique gift to find and develop talent. Coleman Hawkins, Benny Carter, Louis Armstrong are among the many who were inspired by his leadership. Benny Goodman owes much to Henderson's example and the the arrangements he wrote for him.

     
Musicians
PortraitThe Fletcher Henderson All Stars ,
album by
PortraitGarvin Bushell cl, sax, as, 1902-1991 US
alto saxophone
PortraitHilton Jefferson sax, as, 1903-1968 US
alto saxophone
PortraitHaywood Henry ts, bs, 1913-1994 US
baritone saxophone
PortraitBill Pemberton b, US
bass
PortraitBuster Bailey cl, 1902-1967 US
clarinet
PortraitJimmy Crawford dr, 1910-1980 US
drums
PortraitAl Casey g, *1915 US
guitar
PortraitRed Richards p, voc, 1912-1998 US
piano
PortraitBen Webster ts, 1909-1973 US
tenor saxophone
PortraitColeman Hawkins ts, 1904-1969 US
tenor saxophone
PortraitBenny Morton tb, 1907-1985 US
trombone
PortraitJ.C. Higginbotham tb, 1906-1973 US
trombone
PortraitEmmett Berry tr, 1915-1993 US
trumpet
PortraitJoe Thomas tr, 1909-1984 US
trumpet
PortraitRex Stewart tr, cor, 1907-1967 US
trumpet
PortraitTaft Jordan tr, 1915-1981 US
trumpet
Album Tracks
No Title Artist Composer Duration
1Sugarfoot StompThe Fletcher Henderson All Stars
2A Hundred Years From TodayThe Fletcher Henderson All Stars
3Three ThievesThe Fletcher Henderson All Stars
4Honeysuckle RoseThe Fletcher Henderson All Stars
5Wrappin' It UpThe Fletcher Henderson All Stars
6Round About MidnightThe Fletcher Henderson All Stars
7Rex's TuneThe Fletcher Henderson All Stars
8King Porter StompThe Fletcher Henderson All Stars
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