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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 226-250 of 301 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 70694 10-in. 4/23/1942 Ooch ooch a goon attach (The backward song) Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, vocalist, clarinet  
Decca 70695 10-in. 4/23/1942 Three little sisters Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 71498 10-in. 11/8/1943 The music stopped Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 71499 10-in. 11/8/1943 Do nothin' till you hear from me-1 Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet, vocalist  
Decca 71500 10-in. 11/8/1943 I couldn't sleep a wink last night Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 71501 10-in. 11/8/1943 By the river of the roses Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, vocalist  
Decca 71502 10-in. 11/8/1943 Basie's basement-1 Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 71503 10-in. 11/8/1943 Who dat up there ? Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, vocalist  
Decca 71626 10-in. 1/8/1944 Noah-1 Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 71627 10-in. 1/8/1944 I've got you under my skin-1 Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 71628 10-in. 1/8/1944 I get a kick out of you-1 Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 71629 10-in. 1/8/1944 I'll get by Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, vocalist, clarinet  
Decca 71901 10-in. 3/23/1944 Cherry-2 Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 71902 10-in. 3/23/1944 Milkman, keep those bottles quiet Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 71903 10-in. 3/23/1944 Irresistible you Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 71904 10-in. 3/23/1944 It must be jelly Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 71906 10-in. 3/24/1944 Don't change horses Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 71909 3/29/1944 Say so Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 71910 3/29/1944 Goin' home Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 71911 3/29/1944 Refuse it Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 71912 3/29/1944 Ingie speaks-1 Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 71939 4/5/1944 As long as I live Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 71940 10-in. 4/5/1944 Perdido (Lost)-1 Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 71941 10-in. 4/5/1944 I didn't know about you Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 71941[a] 4/5/1944 Blue lullaby Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
(Results 226-250 of 301 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Herman, Woody," accessed April 13, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/204456.

Herman, Woody. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 13, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/204456.

"Herman, Woody." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 13 April 2021.

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

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