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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 151-175 of 301 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 67588 10-in. 4/18/1940 Jukin' (Ski jump) Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 67589 10-in. 4/18/1940 Get your boots laced, Papa, part 1-1 Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 67590 10-in. 4/18/1940 Get your boots laced, Papa, part 2 Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 67732 10-in. 5/14/1940 You think of ev'rything Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 67733 10-in. 5/14/1940 Where do I go from you? Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 67734 10-in. 5/14/1940 The end of the rainbow Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 67735 10-in. 5/14/1940 Mister Meadowlark Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 67736 10-in. 5/14/1940 I'll pray for you Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 68053 10-in. 9/9/1940 I wouldn't take a million Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 68054 10-in. 9/9/1940 Looking for yesterday Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 68055 10-in. 9/9/1940 Rhumboogie Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 68056 10-in. 9/9/1940 A million dreams ago Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 68057 10-in. 9/9/1940 Chips' boogie woogie Woody Herman and his Four Chips instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 68058 10-in. 9/9/1940 Chips' blues Woody Herman and his Four Chips vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 68157 10-in. 9/27/1940 Frenesi Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 68158 10-in. 9/27/1940 Song of Old Hawaii Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 68159 10-in. 9/27/1940 Golden wedding Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 68160 10-in. 9/27/1940 Five o'clock whistle Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 68227 10-in. 10/10/1940 Beat me Daddy, eight to a bar Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 68228 10-in. 10/10/1940 Dream valley Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 68229 10-in. 10/10/1940 Whatever happened to you? Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 68230 10-in. 10/10/1940 There I go Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 68324 10-in. 11/9/1940 You're the one Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 68325 10-in. 11/9/1940 Love of my life Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 68326 10-in. 11/9/1940 The stars remain Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
(Results 151-175 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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