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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 176-200 of 301 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 68327 10-in. 11/9/1940 I should have known you years ago Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet, vocalist  
Decca 68328 11/9/1940 The golden wedding (La cinquantaine) Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 68609 10-in. 1/22/1941 (Hurry back to) Sorrento Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 68610 10-in. 1/22/1941 Boogie woogie bugle boy Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 68611 10-in. 1/22/1941 Oh! Look at me now Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 68616 10-in. 1/22/1941 Bounce me brother, with a solid four Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 68697 10-in. 2/13/1941 Blue flame Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 68698 10-in. 2/13/1941 Fur trappers' ball Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 68699 10-in. 2/13/1941 South Woody Herman and his Woodchoppers instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 68700 10-in. 2/13/1941 Fan it Woody Herman and his Woodchoppers instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet, vocalist  
Decca 68804 10-in. 3/11/1941 Sleepy serenade Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 68805 10-in. 3/11/1941 Let's get away from it all Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 68806 10-in. 3/11/1941 Everything happens to me Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 68807 10-in. 3/11/1941 Chloe (Song of the swamp) Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, vocalist  
Decca 68808 10-in. 3/11/1941 Eve, let that apple bee Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 68927 10-in. 4/4/1941 You call it madness, but I call it love Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 68928 10-in. 4/4/1941 Lazy rhapsody Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 68929 10-in. 4/4/1941 Intermezzo Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 68930 10-in. 4/4/1941 Time changes everything Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 68931 10-in. 4/4/1941 My Mom Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 68982 10-in. 4/11/1941 Dancing in the dark Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 68983 10-in. 4/11/1941 G'bye now Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 68984 10-in. 4/11/1941 Until tomorrow Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 68985 10-in. 4/11/1941 You'll never know Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 68986 10-in. 4/11/1941 Night watchman Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
(Results 176-200 of 301 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Herman, Woody," accessed April 11, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/204456.

Herman, Woody. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 11, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/204456.

"Herman, Woody." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 11 April 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/204456

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