Wayne Henderson

Musician, Composer

1939 – 2014

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Who was Wayne Henderson?

Wayne Maurice Henderson 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 in 1975 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.

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Born
Sep 24, 1939
Houston
Also known as
  • Henderson, Wayne
Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Died
Apr 4, 2014
Culver City

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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