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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 76-100 of 301 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 63604 10-in. 4/14/1938 Calliope blues Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, vocalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 63605 10-in. 4/14/1938 Twin city blues Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 63606 10-in. 4/14/1938 Carolina in the morning Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 63607 10-in. 4/14/1938 I'm saving myself for you Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 63608 10-in. 4/14/1938 Laughing Boy blues Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 63609 10-in. 4/14/1938 You'll be reminded of me Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 63930 10-in. 6/8/1938 The flat foot floogie Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet, vocalist  
Decca 63931 10-in. 6/8/1938 Lullaby in rhythm Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, vocalist, clarinet  
Decca 63932 10-in. 6/8/1938 Don't wake up my heart Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 63933 10-in. 6/8/1938 Laughing boy blues Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet, vocalist  
Decca 64832 10-in. 12/22/1938 Indian boogie woogie Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 64833 10-in. 12/22/1938 Who'll buy my violets Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 64834 10-in. 12/22/1938 Listen to the mocking bird Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 64835 10-in. 12/22/1938 Blue evening Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 64836 10-in. 12/22/1938 River bed blues Woody Herman and his Woodchoppers instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, vocalist  
Decca 64877 10-in. 1/10/1939 Thanks for ev'rything Connie Boswell vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 64878 10-in. 1/10/1939 The umbrella man Connie Boswell instrumentalist, clarinet, vocalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 64879 10-in. 1/10/1939 They say Connie Boswell instrumentalist, alto saxophone, vocalist, clarinet  
Decca 64880 10-in. 1/10/1939 Deep in a dream Connie Boswell instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet, vocalist  
Decca 64940 10-in. 1/24/1939 The mads of Cadiz Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 64941 10-in. 1/24/1939 Il bacio Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 64942 10-in. 1/24/1939 Begin the beguine The Andrews Sisters vocalist, instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 64943 10-in. 1/24/1939 Long time no see The Andrews Sisters vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 65379 10-in. 4/12/1939 At the Woodchopper's ball Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 65380 10-in. 4/12/1939 Big wig in the wigwam Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
(Results 76-100 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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