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Duncan, Henry J. "Hank"
Birth Year : 1894
Death Year : 1968
Duncan, born in Bowling Green, KY, was a pianist. It was said he could hold his own going head to head with Fats Waller. Duncan led the Kentucky Jazz Band, based in Louisville; he moved the band to Detroit, Michigan, in 1919. He also played with Fess Williams, King Oliver, and recorded with Sidney Bechet. For more see The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz; and The Encyclopedia of Jazz in the Seventies, by L. Feather & I. Gitler.
Subjects: Migration North, Musicians, Opera, Singers, Song Writers
Geographic Region: Bowling Green, Warren County, Kentucky / Detroit, Michigan

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