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Henderson's Club Alabam OrchestraFlecther Henderson and his Orchestra played at the Club Alabam on West 44th Street between 7th and 8th Avenues in New York for about six months in 1923 and 1924.

Thanks to Bob Palmer for his help with this page.

discography

TitleRecording DateRecording LocationCompany
Charleston Crazy
(Grainger / Ricketts)
11-23-1923New York, New YorkVocalion
A 14726
Cotton Pickers’ Ball
(Elmer Schoebel)
1-29-1924New York, New YorkVocalion
B 14759
Do That Thing
(Sidney Bechet)
5-28-1924New York, New YorkVocalion
A 14838
Hard Hearted Hannah
(Milton Ager)
7-31-1924New York, New YorkVocalion
B 14859
I Don’t Know And I Don’t Care
(Fletcher Henderson)
5-21-1924New York, New YorkVocalion
B 14828
It Won’t Be Long
(Miller)
1-1924New York, New YorkPathe Actuelle
036032 B
Lots O’ Mama
(Elmer Schoebel)
1-29-1924New York, New YorkVocalion
A 14759
Mobile Blues
(Fred Rose / Albert Short)
4-15-1924New York, New YorkVocalion
A 14800
My Papa Doesn’t Two-Time No More4-16-1924New York, New YorkColumbia
126-D
Old Black Joe’s Blues
(Fletcher Henderson)
11-1923New York, New YorkPathe Actuelle
Somebody Stole My Gal
(Leo Wood)
4-16-1924New York, New YorkColumbia
126-D
Strutter’s Drag
(Coleman / Warfield)
5-21-1924New York, New YorkVocalion
A 14828
Sud Bustin’ Blues2-11-1924New York, New YorkBrunswick
2592
Tea Pot Dome Blues
(Elmer Schoebel)
4-15-1924New York, New YorkVocalion
B 14800
The Gourge Of Armour Avenue
(W.C. Handy)
7-31-1924New York, New YorkVocalion
A 14859
31st Street Blues11-1923New York, New YorkPathe Actuelle
Those Broken Broken Busted Can’t Be Trusted Blues5-28-1924New York, New YorkVocalion
B 14838
War Horse Mama
(Introducing “Trifflin’ Man”)

(Bob Miller)
11-1923New York, New YorkPathe Actuelle
036032
War Horse Mama
(Bob Miller)
2-11-1924New York, New YorkBrunswick
2592

ArtistInstrument
Elmer ChambersTrumpet
Ralph EscuderoTuba
Charlie DixonBanjo
Coleman HawkinsTenor Saxophone, Bass Saxophone, Clarinet
Fletcher HendersonPiano, Leader, Arranger
Kaiser MarshallDrums
Teddy NixonTrombone
Allie RossClarinet, Alto Saxophone, Violin
Don RedmanClarinet, Alto Saxophone, Scat Vocals
Howard ScottTrumpet
Joe SmithTrumpet

 

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