Woody Herman

Woody Herman

Woodrow Charles "Woody" Herman (May 16, 1913 – October 29, 1987), was an American jazz clarinetist, alto and soprano saxophonist, singer, and big band leader. Leading various groups called "The Herd," Herman was one of the most popular of the 1930s and '40s bandleaders. His bands often played music that was experimental for their time. He was a featured halftime performer for Super Bowl VII.

Read more about Woody HermanEarly Life and Career, The Band That Plays The Blues and The First Herd 1936-1946, The Second Herd and Other Bands 1947-1987, Last Years

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Stan Getz Discography - Discography - As Sideman
... One Night Stand with Vido Musso (1947 - The age of 20) Woody Herman - Twelve Shades of Blue (1947 - The age of 20) Woody Herman - The Thundering Herds (1948) Al. 1948) Various Artists - Yesterday (1948) Woody Herman - The Great Big Band (1948) Stan Getz/Zoot Sims/Al Cohn - The Brothers (1949) Various Artists - Brothers and Other Mothers (1949) Various Artists. 1976 ... Woody Herman - The New Thundering Herd 1988 Huey Lewis and the News - Small World 1991 Abbey Lincoln - You Gotta Pay the Band ...
Roger Ingram - References
... Blue Flame Woody Herman's Life in Music by Robert C ... Woody Herman Chronicles of the Herds by William D Clancy with Audree Coke Kenton, Foreword by Steve Allen, Published by Schirmer Books, Simon Schuster MacMillan, 1995 ... The Woodchopper's Ball The Autobiography of Woody Herman by Woody Herman, Stuart Troup,Published by Hal Leonard Corporation, 1994 ...
Margie Hyams - Selected Discography
... Releases Woody Herman CBS’s Old Gold Show Rehearsal, New York, September 27, 1944 • 1-2-3-4 jump (Woodchoppers) Hindsight 134, Jazz Unlimited (Denmark) 201-2085 CD • Is You Is or Is You ... Ralph Burns) " • Always (Frances Wayne, vocal) " • Noah (Woody Herman, vocal arranged by Ralph Burns) " • Half past jumpin' time (arranged by Neal Hefti) (aka Jones Beachhead ...
Roger Ingram - Biography
... Rich, Barney Bigard, Jack Teagarden, Kid Ory, Woody Herman, Rafael Méndez, and Teddy Buckner ... Tokyo." In 1985, Ingram joined the famous Woody Herman Orchestra as lead trumpet ... Ingram remained with "The Herd" until Herman's death in 1987 ...
Woody Herman - Last Years
... Herman continued to perform into the 1980s, after the death of his wife and with his health in decline, chiefly to pay back taxes caused by his business manager's bookkeeping in the 1960s ... With the added stress, Herman still kept performing ... Herman is able to show off his latest batch of young stars — the baritone saxophonist Mike Brignola, the bassist Bill Moring, the pianist Brad Williams, the trumpeter Ron Stout — and to remind listeners that one of ...

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