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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 26-50 of 301 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 38834 10-in. 10/11/1934 Why am I blue? Isham Jones Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 38835 10-in. 10/11/1934 Be still, my heart! Isham Jones Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, baritone saxophone, alto saxophone  
Decca 39152 10-in. 12/6/1934 Square dance Isham Jones Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 39153 10-in. 12/6/1934 Believe it, beloved Isham Jones Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 39154 10-in. 12/6/1934 The waltz of love Isham Jones Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 39155 10-in. 12/6/1934 There's no harm in wishin' Isham Jones Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet, baritone saxophone  
Decca 60124 10-in. 10/30/1935 Don't mention love to me Isham Jones Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 60125 10-in. 10/30/1935 If I should lose you Isham Jones Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 60126 10-in. 10/30/1935 Darling Isham Jones Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 60127 10-in. 10/30/1935 Thunder over paradise Isham Jones Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 60429 10-in. 2/3/1936 Life begins when ycu're in love Isham Jones Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, vocalist, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 60430 10-in. 2/3/1936 (There is) No greater love Isham Jones Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet, baritone saxophone  
Decca 60431 10-in. 2/3/1936 Ev'ry time I look at you Isham Jones Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, vocalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 60432 10-in. 2/3/1936 Stompin' at the Savoy Isham Jones Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, baritone saxophone, alto saxophone  
Decca 60433 10-in. 2/3/1936 The day I let you get away Isham Jones Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, vocalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 60434 10-in. 2/3/1936 That never-to-be-forgotten night Isham Jones Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 60435 10-in. 2/3/1936 Let me sing my love song to you Isham Jones Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 60436 10-in. 2/3/1936 Saddle your blues to a wild mustang Isham Jones Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 60928 10-in. 3/25/1936 Home cookin' Isham Jones' Juniors instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 60929 10-in. 3/25/1936 I've had the blues so long Isham Jones' Juniors instrumentalist, alto saxophone, vocalist, clarinet  
Decca 60930 10-in. 3/25/1936 Slappin' the bass Isham Jones' Juniors instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 60931 10-in. 3/25/1936 Nola Isham Jones' Juniors instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 60962 10-in. 3/31/1936 Hollow hole in the ground Isham Jones' Juniors instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 60963 10-in. 3/31/1936 Take it easy Isham Jones' Juniors instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, vocalist, clarinet  
Decca 60964 10-in. 3/31/1936 Fan it Isham Jones' Juniors vocalist, instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, clarinet  
(Results 26-50 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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