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Herbie Fields

Herbie Fields (Herbert Bernfeld, May 24, 1919 – September 17, 1958) was an American jazz musician. He attended New York's famed Juilliard School of Music (1936–38) and served in the U.S. Army from 1941 to 1943.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 24th, 1919 (Asbury Park), Died September 17th, 1958 (Miami)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1944 - 1955

Roles Represented in DAHR: alto saxophone, clarinet, tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 71939 4/5/1944 As long as I live Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 71940 10-in. 4/5/1944 Perdido (Lost)-1 Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 71941 10-in. 4/5/1944 I didn't know about you Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 71941[a] 4/5/1944 Blue lullaby Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 72871 10-in. 5/21/1945 Doublin' with Dublin Lionel Hampton Sextet instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 72872 10-in. 5/21/1945 Ribs and hot sauce Lionel Hampton Sextet instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 72873 10-in. 5/21/1945 Blow top blues Lionel Hampton Sextet instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 72874 10-in. 5/21/1945 Two fingers boogie-1 Lionel Hampton Sextet instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 72875 10-in. 5/21/1945 Someday Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, soprano saxophone  
Decca 72876 10-in. 5/21/1945 Beulah's boogie Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 72881 10-in. 5/21/1945 Playboy Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 72882 10-in. 5/21/1945 Punch and Judy Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 86777 9/14/1954 No word blues Herbie Fields Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone  
Decca 86778 9/14/1954 The lady is a tramp Herbie Fields Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone  
Decca 86779 9/14/1954 Baltimore Herbie Fields Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone  
Decca 86780 9/14/1954 Nutcracker swing Herbie Fields Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone  
Signature T-1950 12-in. 4/14/1944 These foolish things (remind me of you) Herbie Fields and his Band instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone  
Signature T-1951 12-in. 4/14/1944 You can depend on me Herbie Fields and his Band instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone  
Signature T-1953 10-in. 4/14/1944 Blues in C minor Herbie Fields and his Band instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone  
Decca L 8238 3/16/1955 St. Louis blues Herbie Fields Sextet instrumentalist, tenor saxophone, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca L 8239 3/16/1955 Makin' whoopee Herbie Fields Sextet instrumentalist, tenor saxophone, alto saxophone, clarinet  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Fields, Herbie," accessed December 1, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111577.

Fields, Herbie. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 1, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111577.

"Fields, Herbie." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 1 December 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111577

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