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Luther Henderson

Composer, Arranger, Musical Director, Orchestrator, Musical Supervisor, Conductor, Musical Staff
( b. Mar 14, 1919 Kansas City, Missouri, USA - d. Jul 29, 2003 New York, New York, USA ) Male
Also known as: Luther Henderson, Jr.
Relations: Father of Denson B. Henderson
Father of Dr. Luther L. Henderson, III
Father of Melanie Henderson
Husband of Billie Allen (February 8, 1981 - July 29, 2003); his death


Productions Date of Productions
Play On!
[Musical, Original]
  • Music arranged by Luther Henderson
  • Music orchestrated by Luther Henderson
  • Musical Supervisor: Luther Henderson
Mar 20, 1997 - May 11, 1997
Jelly's Last Jam
[Musical, Original]
  • Music adapted by Luther Henderson
  • Additional music by Luther Henderson
  • Music orchestrated by Luther Henderson
  • Musical Supervisor: Luther Henderson
Apr 26, 1992 - Sep 05, 1993
Black and Blue
[Musical, Revue, Original]
  • Additional arrangements by Luther Henderson
  • Additional orchestrations by Luther Henderson
Jan 26, 1989 - Jan 20, 1991
Ain't Misbehavin'
[Musical, Revue, Revival]
  • Music Supervision and Arrangements by Luther Henderson
  • Conductor and Pianist: Luther Henderson
Aug 15, 1988 - Jan 15, 1989
The First
[Musical, Original]
  • Dance arrangements by Luther Henderson
  • Music orchestrated by Luther Henderson
  • Musical Supervisor: Luther Henderson
Nov 17, 1981 - Dec 13, 1981
Lena Horne: "The Lady and Her Music"
[Special, Concert, Original]
  • Music Consultant: Luther Henderson
May 12, 1981 - Jun 30, 1982
Happy New Year
[Musical, Original]
  • Music orchestrated by Luther Henderson
  • Musical Supervisor: Luther Henderson
Apr 27, 1980 - May 10, 1980
The American Dance Machine
[Special, Dance, Original]
  • Dance arrangements by Luther Henderson
Jun 14, 1978 - Dec 03, 1978
Ain't Misbehavin'
[Musical, Revue, Original]
  • Music arranged by Luther Henderson
  • Music orchestrated by Luther Henderson
  • Musical Supervisor: Luther Henderson
May 09, 1978 - Feb 21, 1982
So Long, 174th Street
[Musical, Original]
  • Music orchestrated by Luther Henderson
Apr 27, 1976 - May 09, 1976
Rodgers & Hart
[Musical, Revue, Original]
  • Dance arrangements by Luther Henderson
  • Principal Orchestrator: Luther Henderson
May 13, 1975 - Aug 16, 1975
Doctor Jazz
[Musical, Original]
  • Music by Luther Henderson
  • Incidental music by Luther Henderson
  • Dance arrangements by Luther Henderson
Mar 19, 1975 - Mar 22, 1975
Good News
[Musical, Comedy, Revival]
  • Dance and incidental music composed and arranged by Luther Henderson
Dec 23, 1974 - Jan 04, 1975
Purlie
[Musical, Comedy, Revival]
  • Choral Arranger: Luther Henderson
  • Dance arrangements by Luther Henderson
  • Music orchestrated by Luther Henderson
Dec 27, 1972 - Jan 07, 1973
That's Entertainment
[Musical, Revue, Original]
  • Music arranged by Luther Henderson
  • Music orchestrated by Luther Henderson
  • Musical Director: Luther Henderson
Apr 14, 1972 - Apr 16, 1972
Wild and Wonderful
[Musical, Original]
  • Music orchestrated by Luther Henderson
Dec 07, 1971 - Dec 07, 1971
No, No, Nanette
[Musical, Comedy, Revival]
  • Incidental music by Luther Henderson
  • Dance arrangements by Luther Henderson
Jan 19, 1971 - Feb 03, 1973
Purlie
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Dance arrangements by Luther Henderson
  • Music orchestrated by Luther Henderson
  • Choral arrangements by Luther Henderson
Mar 15, 1970 - Nov 06, 1971
Golden Rainbow
[Musical, Original]
  • Dance arrangements by Luther Henderson
Feb 04, 1968 - Jan 11, 1969
Hallelujah, Baby!
[Musical, Original]
  • Dance arrangements by Luther Henderson
Apr 26, 1967 - Jan 13, 1968
I Had a Ball
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Dance arrangements by Luther Henderson
Dec 15, 1964 - Jun 12, 1965
Funny Girl
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Dance arrangements by Luther Henderson
Mar 26, 1964 - Jul 01, 1967
Hot Spot
[Musical, Original]
  • Music arranged by Luther Henderson
  • Music orchestrated by Luther Henderson
Apr 19, 1963 - May 25, 1963
Bravo Giovanni
[Musical, Original]
  • Dance music arranged and orchestrated by Luther Henderson
May 19, 1962 - Sep 15, 1962
Do Re Mi
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Music orchestrated by Luther Henderson
Dec 26, 1960 - Jan 13, 1962
Flower Drum Song
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Dance arrangements by Luther Henderson, Jr.
Dec 01, 1958 - May 07, 1960
2003 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Orchestrations
  Luther Henderson (for "Little Ham") [nominee]
1997 Tony Award® Best Orchestrations
 Play On! [nominee]
Music orchestrated by Luther Henderson
1992 Tony Award® Best Original Score
 Jelly's Last Jam [nominee]
Additional music by Luther Henderson
1992 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Orchestration/Musical Adaptation
winnerJelly's Last Jam [winner]
Music orchestrated by Luther Henderson
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