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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 126-150 of 301 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 66900 10-in. 11/20/1939 Blues on parade-1 Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 66952 10-in. 12/13/1939 Smarty pants Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 66953 10-in. 12/13/1939 The rhumba jumps Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, vocalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 66954 10-in. 12/13/1939 Peace, brother! Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, vocalist  
Decca 66955 10-in. 12/13/1939 Love's got me down again Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 66960 10-in. 12/13/1939 Blues on parade-1 Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 67028 10-in. 1/5/1940 Careless Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, vocalist  
Decca 67029 10-in. 1/5/1940 Wouldja mind ? Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 67030 10-in. 1/5/1940 Pick-a-rib-1 Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 67031 10-in. 1/5/1940 It's a blue world Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 67063 10-in. 1/16/1940 On the isle of May Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 67064 10-in. 1/16/1940 Thank your lucky stars Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 67065 10-in. 1/16/1940 Do I love you ? Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet, vocalist  
Decca 67066 10-in. 1/16/1940 Say si si Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 67152 10-in. 2/5/1940 Give a little whistle Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 67153 10-in. 2/5/1940 The sky fell down Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 67154 10-in. 2/5/1940 Peach tree street Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 67155 10-in. 2/5/1940 Blue prelude Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 67156 10-in. 2/5/1940 Cousin to Chris Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 67163 10-in. 2/5/1940 Blue link Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 67521 10-in. 4/10/1940 Deep night Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 67522 10-in. 4/10/1940 Whistle stop Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 67523 10-in. 4/10/1940 Herman at the Sherman Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 67524 10-in. 4/10/1940 Bessie's blues Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet, vocalist  
Decca 67587 10-in. 4/18/1940 Music BY the moon Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, vocalist, clarinet  
(Results 126-150 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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