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The Crusaders

Back 1954, Houston pianist Joe Test teamed up with senior high school close friends tenor saxophonist Wilton Felder and drummer Stix Hooper to create the Swingsters. Within a short while, they were became a member of by trombonist Wayne Henderson, flutist Hubert Laws and regulations, and bassist Henry Wilson as …

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Wayne Henderson

Wayne Henderson’s trombone teamed up with Wilton Felder’s tenor in the Jazz Crusaders to provide the group its trademark sound. An excellent hard bop soloist who afterwards in his profession thought we would become an R&B manufacturer instead, Henderson initial played frequently with Felder, Joe Test, and Stix Hooper in …

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