Music: New Pop Records, may 18, 1953

Fletcher Henderson, a man who not only wrote but played swing music before Benny Goodman, got attention from two big labels last week, four months after his death. On a Decca LP called The Fletcher Henderson Memorial Album, the bandleader-arranger takes his band (vintage 1933-34) through eight breezy tunes. Most famed: It's the Talk of the Town, Wrappin' It Up, Down South Camp Meetin'. Four stars who helped make the band famous—Saxophonists Coleman Hawkins and Benny Carter, Clarinetist Buster Bailey and Trumpeter Red Allen—play some sizzling solos.

Benny Goodman Presents Fletcher Henderson Arrangements...

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