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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 51-75 of 301 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 60965 10-in. 3/31/1936 Tormented Isham Jones' Juniors instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 61389 10-in. 11/6/1936 Wintertime dreams Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 61390 10-in. 11/6/1936 Someone to care for me Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 61403 10-in. 11/10/1936 The goose hangs high Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, vocalist  
Decca 61404 10-in. 11/10/1936 Now that Summer is gone Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet, vocalist  
Decca 61405 10-in. 11/10/1936 I can't pretend Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 61406 10-in. 11/10/1936 Old-fashioned swing Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 61447 10-in. 12/3/1936 Mr. Ghost goes to town Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 61448 10-in. 12/3/1936 Better get off your high horse Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 62150 10-in. 4/26/1937 Dupree blues Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet, vocalist  
Decca 62151 10-in. 4/26/1937 Doctor Jazz Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, vocalist  
Decca 62152 10-in. 4/26/1937 Trouble in mind Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 62153 10-in. 4/26/1937 It happened down in Dixieland Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 62515 10-in. 8/10/1937 Stardust on the moon Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 62516 10-in. 8/10/1937 The lady from Fifth Avenue Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 62517 10-in. 8/10/1937 Don't you know or don't you care? Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, vocalist  
Decca 62518 10-in. 8/10/1937 Double or nothing Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet, vocalist  
Decca 62711 10-in. 10/25/1937 I double dare you Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, vocalist  
Decca 62712 10-in. 10/25/1937 Why talk about love? Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, vocalist  
Decca 62713 10-in. 10/25/1937 My fine feathered friend Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 62714 10-in. 10/25/1937 You're a sweetheart Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, vocalist  
Decca 62800 10-in. 11/23/1937 Let's pitch a little woo Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 62801 10-in. 11/23/1937 I wanna be in Winchell's column Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 62802 10-in. 11/23/1937 Loch Lomond Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, vocalist, clarinet  
Decca 62803 10-in. 11/23/1937 Broadway's gone Hawaii Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
(Results 51-75 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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