MERV GRIFFIN HONORED BY MUSEUM OF TELEVISION AND RADIO
Skitch Henderson arrives at the Museum of Television and Radio's Gala Honoring Merv Griffin at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York on May 26, 2005. (UPI Photo/Laura Cavanaugh)
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Grammy-winning conductor/arranger Lyle "Skitch" Henderson, who led the first band for "The Tonight Show," has died in New Haven, Conn. He was 87.
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Skitch Henderson, founder and director of the New York Pops orchestra, has been named winner of the Smithsonian's 2005 James Smithson Bicentennial Medal. The honor will be bestowed on Henderson, 86, on Jan. 29 at a ceremony at the National Museum of Natur
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Bass player and composer Bob Haggart was born this day in 1914 in New York.