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Stealin' Apples (Album Version)
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King Porter Stomp (Album Version)
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Sugar Foot Stomp
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Can You Take It? (Album Version)
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Hot And Anxious (Album Version)

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Fletcher Henderson was very important to early jazz as leader of the first great jazz big band, as an arranger and composer in the 1930s, and as a masterful talent scout. Between 1923-1939, quite an all-star cast of top young black jazz musicians passed through his orchestra, including trumpeters Louis Armstrong, Joe Smith, Tommy Ladnier, Rex Stewart, Bobby Stark, Cootie Williams, Red Allen, and Roy Eldridge; trombonists Charlie Green, Benny Morton, Jimmy Harrison, Sandy William... Read more

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