ArtistInfo Logo  ArtistInfo

Artist Portrait

Wayne Henderson

tb, 1939-2014 US, Houston
Musician / Producer of Jazz and R&B/Soul
A.k.a. Wayne Maurice Henderson Big Daddy (19)

Wayne Maurice Henderson (September 24, 1939 – April 5, 2014) was an American soul jazz and hard bop trombonist and record producer. In 1961, he co-founded the soul jazz/hard bop group The Jazz Crusaders. Henderson left the group (who by then had changed their name to The Crusaders) in 1976 to pursue a career in producing, but revived The Jazz Crusaders in 1995.In 2007, Henderson took a position with the California College of Music in Pasadena, California.Henderson died in Culver City, California on April 5, 2014 at the age of 74 from heart failure.

  • Trombone
  • Vocals
  • Euphonium
  • Jazz
  • R&B/Soul
  • Electronic
Popular Tracks   
Heat Of The Beat on Evolution: The Polydor Anthology by Roy Ayers
Ghost Riders In The Sky on Made & Played by Wayne Henderson
I Don't Love Nobody on Masters of the Steel String Guitar by Various Artists
Carter Family Medley on Masters of the Steel String Guitar by Various Artists
Hot Stuff on The Verve Grooves Vol. 1 by Various Artists
Sally Anne on Made & Played by Wayne Henderson
Nothing To It on Made & Played by Wayne Henderson
Wheels on Made & Played by Wayne Henderson
Steel Guitar Rag on Made & Played by Wayne Henderson
Take Me Out To The Ballgame on Made & Played by Wayne Henderson

Track list and 30sec audio provided by

Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Step Into Our Life & Prime TimeRoy Ayers & Wayne Henderson2011Compil.
Three Kings: The Legacy Continues 1Wayne Henderson / Ronnie Laws / Wilton Felder2004Album
Soul AxessThe Crusaders Featuring Wayne Henderson2004Album
Black Woman / People Get ReadySonny Sharrock / Wayne Henderson2000Compil.
Power Of Our Music; The Endangered Species (live In South Africa)The Crusaders Featuring: Wayne Henderson & Wilton Felder2000Album
Get On Up, Get On Down / Heat Of The BeatRoy Ayers And Wayne Henderson1990Single
You Make Me Feel Like (Rockin' With Ya) / Million Dollar Baby (Feel So Real)Roy Ayers / Wayne Henderson1980Single
Prime TimeRoy Ayers - Wayne Henderson1980Album
Dancin' Love AffairWayne Henderson1979Album
EmphasizedWayne Henderson1979Album
Get The Ants Out Ya PantsWayne Henderson1979Single
Ooh Baby / Step In To Our LifeRoy Ayers / Wayne Henderson1978Single
Hot Stuff / Giddy-UpWayne Henderson1978Album
Step In To Our LifeRoy Ayers / Wayne Henderson1978Album
Heat Of The BeatRoy Ayers / Wayne Henderson1978Album
Living On A DreamWayne Henderson1978Album
Hot StuffWayne Henderson1978Single
No Deposit No ReturnRoy Ayers / Wayne Henderson1978Single
Foot Stompin' MusicWayne Henderson1978Single
Reggae DiscoWayne Henderson1977Single
Big Daddy's PlaceWayne Henderson1977Album
Soul Sound SystemFreedom Sounds Featuring Wayne Henderson1968Album
People Get ReadyFreedom Sounds featuring Wayne Henderson1967Album
External Links
Homepage Logo Home Page  Wikipedia Logo Wikipedia  Discogs Logo Discogs  iTunes Logo iTunes  Spotify Logo Spotify  
ArtistInfo App
ArtistInfo for iOS and ArtistInfo for Mac are presenting musicians, composers and producers that are envolved in the musical work that you are listening to in Apple Music, iTunes, or Spotify. Discover new music via the network among artists. Manage your favorite musicians and albums via iCloud and share recommendations with your friends via email, AirDrop, or Social Media.

App Store Logo     Mac App Store Logo

To all the music fans that are contributing on Discogs, MusicBrainz and Wikipedia. Thanks to Franz Flückiger for providing Storygram used to visualize band membership and together with Stefan Guggisberg for the visual data mining application ArtistAnalytics.
Other Search Results
Wayne Henderson & Next Crusade Jazz
Wayne Henderson g US Country and World
Wayne Henderson
Universal Link:
ArtistInfo Community
Most seen topics within ArtistInfo:

Top 10 Artists    Top 20 Albums
What others are currently looking for:

Recent Artists    Recent Albums

ArtistInfo Logo ArtistInfo by Metason © 2015-2020 Metason Logo