This article is about the trombone player. For other people named Wayne Henderson, see Wayne Henderson (disambiguation).
Wayne Henderson (born September 24, 1939, in Houston, Texas) is a soul-jazz and hard bop trombonist and record producer. In 1961, he co-founded the soul jazz/hard bop group The Jazz Crusaders. Henderson left the group (who by then had changed their name to The Crusaders) in 1975 to pursue a career in producing, but revived The Jazz Crusaders in 1995.
Henderson is a very fluent technician who exhibits the influence of trombonists such as Kid Ory and Jack Teagarden.
In 2007, Henderson took a position with the California College of Music in Pasadena, California.
1.1 As leader/co-leader,
1.2 As producer,