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April 16, 2012

 

Belford Hendricks and an early band.

The Hoosier Behind The Jazz Charts

Although his name rarely graced the marquee, Evansville-born composer and arranger Belford “Sinky” Hendricks was a central figure in the jazz world.

April 26, 2010

 

Back Home Again in Indiana

In 1917, “Back Home Again in Indiana” hit gold when it was included on the second recording by a New Orleans combo credited with the creation of jazz.

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