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Woody Herman

Woodrow Charles Herman (May 16, 1913 – October 29, 1987) was an American jazz clarinetist, saxophonist, singer, and big band leader. Leading various groups called "The Herd", Herman came to prominence in the late 1930s and was active until his death in 1987. His bands often played music that was cutting edge and experimental for its time; they received numerous Grammy nominations and awards.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 16th, 1913 (Milwaukee), Died October 29th, 1987 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1934 - 1944

Roles Represented in DAHR: clarinet, alto saxophone, vocalist, baritone saxophone

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 301 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 38496 10-in. 8/31/1934 Blue room Isham Jones Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet, baritone saxophone  
Decca 38497 10-in. 8/31/1934 I've found a new baby Isham Jones Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet, baritone saxophone  
Decca 38498 10-in. 8/31/1934 Sweet Sue, just you Isham Jones Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet, baritone saxophone  
Decca 38499 10-in. 8/31/1934 Tiger rag Isham Jones Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet, baritone saxophone  
Decca 38500 10-in. 8/31/1934 You're O.K. Isham Jones Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet, baritone saxophone  
Decca 38502 10-in. 8/31/1934 Dallas blues Isham Jones Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet, baritone saxophone  
Decca 38503 10-in. 8/31/1934 China boy Isham Jones Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet, baritone saxophone  
Decca 38504 10-in. 8/31/1934 Four or five times Isham Jones Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet, baritone saxophone  
Decca 38505 10-in. 8/31/1934 Where the arrow points to home Isham Jones Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet, baritone saxophone  
Decca 38506 10-in. 8/31/1934 Here come the British Isham Jones Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet, baritone saxophone  
Decca 38507 10-in. 8/31/1934 Pardon my Southern accent Isham Jones Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet, baritone saxophone  
Decca 38508 10-in. 8/31/1934 Jimtown blues Isham Jones Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet, baritone saxophone  
Decca 38509 10-in. 8/31/1934 Black magic Isham Jones Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet, baritone saxophone  
Decca 38515 10-in. 9/4/1934 Panama Isham Jones Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet, baritone saxophone  
Decca 38516 10-in. 9/4/1934 Out of space Isham Jones Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet, baritone saxophone  
Decca 38517 10-in. 9/4/1934 Blue lament Isham Jones Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet, baritone saxophone  
Decca 38518 10-in. 9/4/1934 For all we know Isham Jones Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet, baritone saxophone  
Decca 38519 10-in. 9/4/1934 I only have eyes for you Isham Jones Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet, baritone saxophone  
Decca 38520 10-in. 9/4/1934 Then I'll be tired of you Isham Jones Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet, baritone saxophone  
Decca 38521 10-in. 9/4/1934 Don't let it happen again Isham Jones Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet, baritone saxophone  
Decca 38522 10-in. 9/4/1934 I never had a chance Isham Jones Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet, baritone saxophone  
Decca 38523 10-in. 9/4/1934 When you climb those golden stairs Isham Jones Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet, baritone saxophone  
Decca 38524 10-in. 9/4/1934 If we should never meet again Isham Jones Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet, baritone saxophone  
Decca 38525 10-in. 9/4/1934 Rock your blues away Isham Jones Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet, baritone saxophone  
Decca 38526 10-in. 9/4/1934 My melancholy baby Isham Jones Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet, baritone saxophone  
(Results 1-25 of 301 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Herman, Woody," accessed August 3, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/204456.

Herman, Woody. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 3, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/204456.

"Herman, Woody." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 3 August 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/204456

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