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Album Review

Horace Henderson Orchestra: At the Trianon Ballroom, 1954

Read "At the Trianon Ballroom, 1954" reviewed by Dave Nathan

During what turned out to be an abortive attempt to recapture its glory days, Chicago's Trianon Ballroom reopened and booked a very good Horace Henderson Orch. into the once highly popular, ornate dance palace. This CD has some of the music from three nights of Orchestra's stand during July of 1954 culled from two broadcasts and one from a tape made by Dr. Arthur Love. As these sessions reveal, this was a fine aggregation populated by excellent musicians playing tight ...

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