Trumpeter Henry Jerome (born November 12, 1917 in New York,NY) put together his first orchestra in the mid thirties. They received some fame via broadcasts on ABC from the Edison Hotel. Early vocalists were David Allen & Frank Warren. Jerome and His Stepping Tones found steady work on the hotel ballroom circuit during the late 30s and early 40s. Kay Carlton was the singer. Jerome completely reorganized his sound in 1944..