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On This Day in Jazz History

1924:

Louis Armstrong Added: 2008-06-26 Armstrong joins the Fletcher Henderson band in October at Lil's insistence. During Armstrong's year with Henderson, this band will become the most important early big band. This is the band that will be the model for the swing bands of the next decade.
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