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Published: 17 April 2008

336 Pages | 16 pp halftone plates, numerous music examples


ISBN: 9780195340655

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The Uncrowned King of Swing

Fletcher Henderson and Big Band Jazz

Jeffrey Magee

Fletcher Henderson (1897 - 1952) is a major figure in the history of jazz. He led the premier black jazz band of the 1920s and the early 1930s, ...