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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 201-225 of 301 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 69311 10-in. 6/5/1941 Love me a little Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 69312 10-in. 6/5/1941 Hey doc! Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 69313 10-in. 6/5/1941 Don't cry, cherie Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, vocalist, clarinet  
Decca 69314 10-in. 6/5/1941 Prisoner of love Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 69315 10-in. 6/5/1941 There goes that song again Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 69316 10-in. 6/5/1941 Loveliness and love Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 70079 10-in. 12/18/1941 Someone's rocking my dreamboat Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, vocalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 70080 10-in. 12/18/1941 Rose o'day (The Filla-ga-dusha song) Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 70081 10-in. 12/18/1941 Night of nights (Tura lura li) Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 70082 10-in. 12/18/1941 I think of you Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, vocalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 70083 10-in. 12/18/1941 Fooled Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 70248 10-in. 1/28/1942 A string of pearls Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 70249 10-in. 1/28/1942 Skylark Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 70250 10-in. 1/28/1942 The lamplighter's serenade Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 70251 10-in. 1/28/1942 You can't hold a memory in your arms Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, vocalist, clarinet  
Decca 70615 10-in. 4/2/1942 There are rivers to cross (before we meet again) Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 70616 10-in. 4/2/1942 We'll meet again Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 70617 10-in. 4/2/1942 She'll always remember Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 70618 10-in. 4/2/1942 A soldier dreams (of you tonight) Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 70619 10-in. 4/2/1942 Amen Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 70620 10-in. 4/2/1942 Whisper that you love me Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, vocalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 70621 10-in. 4/2/1942 Deliver me to Tennessee Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 70691 10-in. 4/23/1942 Don't tell a lie about me, dlear Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 70692 10-in. 4/23/1942 The story of a starry night Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 70693 10-in. 4/23/1942 Just plain lonesome Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, vocalist, clarinet  
(Results 201-225 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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