Skitch Henderson

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        Conductor and pianist Skitch Henderson followed a long stint as musical director for crooner Frank Sinatra with his most famous gig: bandleader of NBC television's The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson. Born Lyle Russell Cedric Henderson in Birmingham, England, on January 27, 1918, he was the son of a church organist and enrolled in the London Conservatory at age seven. Henderson relocated to the U.S. in the late '20s, spending his adolescence in the care of relatives. Despite stu... Read more

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