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    • Benny Carter became Henderson's primary arranger in the early 1930s, becoming known for his arranging abilities in addition to his previous recognition as a performer.Arrangement-Wikipedia
    • The Henderson band also featured Coleman Hawkins, Benny Carter, and Buster Bailey as soloists, who all were influential in the development of swing era instrumental styles.Swing music-Wikipedia
    • They were assisted by a band full of talent: Coleman Hawkins on tenor saxophone, Louis Armstrong on cornet, and multi-instrumentalist Benny Carter, whose career lasted into the 1990s.Big band-Wikipedia
    • He then joined a big band led by Benny Carter, performing in St. Louis and remaining with the band in California.Miles Davis-Wikipedia
    • Johnson played in Benny Carter's orchestra between 1942 and 1945, and made his first recordings in 1943 under Carter's leadership, recording his first solo (on Love for Sale) in October 1943.J. J. Johnson-Wikipedia
    • In addition to Quincy Jones, Basie was using arrangers such as Benny Carter (Kansas City Suite), Neal Hefti (The Atomic Mr Basie), and Sammy Nestico (Basie-Straight Ahead).Count Basie-Wikipedia

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