Woody hermans first band became known for its orchestrations of the blues, and was sometimes billed as the band that plays the blues. Woody herman homepage, home of the woody herman society. The woody herman orchestra woodchoppers ball paste. Perhaps the finest example of bigband bebop in the 1940s came from the woody. Woody herman, byname of woodrow charles herman, born may 16, 19, milwaukee, wisconsin, u. For the 1968 edition, he made his usual entrance at. Woody herman society, keep the blue flame infinitely burning. One of the last of the great swing era bandleaders, woody herman was a frequent guest over the years at george weins newport jazz festival. Hermans band that plays the blues had already dabbled in the emerging progressive jazz of the 1940s by.
Legendary clarinetist, composer at the woodchoppers ball, singer and bandleader the thundering herds, educated at marquette university. Blue prelude woodchoppers ball faithful forever vocal. Stream adfree or purchase cds and mp3s now on amazon. Stream adfree with amazon music unlimited on mobile, desktop, and tablet. Woody herman joined the tom gerun band and his first recorded vocals were. The first side herman recorded was laura, the theme song of the 1944 movie of the same name. Read on wikipedia edit history talk page print download pdf. With woody herman and his orchestra, lee wiley, hal abbott, honey abbott. He stayed faithful to his orchestra until the end of his life. Woody herman and his orchestra mister meadowlark 1940. Woody herman and his orchestra the 3 herds discogs. Herman reformed the band in 1947, and the distinctive feature of the. Woody herman plays clarinet with his orchestra circa 1940s. Complete your woody herman and his orchestra collection.
Woodrow charles herman may 16, 19 october 29, 1987 was an american jazz clarinetist. Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from woody herman orchestra. When the latter decided to retire in 1936, herman was the core of the hot fraction of the disbanded orchestra. Together with 8 other musicians of this band, he founded his own orchestra woody herman and his orchestra, which became legendary as a source of jazz talents over decades. Woody hermans orchestra plays five tunes, and guest. Herman, whose swingstyle clarinet and saxophone playing. Woody herman biography, albums, streaming links allmusic.
Woody herman orchestra music, videos, stats, and photos. This band recorded for the decca label, at first serving as a cover band, doing songs by other decca artists. This cd also has some of the lesser known works of woody herman. Woody herman and his orchestra musician, performing arts. Woody herman celebrity profile check out the latest woody herman photo gallery, biography, pics, pictures, interviews, news, forums and blogs at rotten tomatoes. A lovely rendition of mister meadowlark woody herman and his orchestra 1940 vocal by woody herman enjoy. Woody herman, sal nistico, jake hanna, nat pierce, bill chase woody herman 1963 swinginest big band ever 25th yearhis greatest music. Shop storyville records the best in jazz since 1952. During his lifetime, he led some of the most exciting big bands of the twentieth century. Flip phillips, and bill harris by the mid1940s, under the name hermans herd. Try disabling any ad blockers and refreshing this page.852 268 1362 139 1165 671 734 1071 890 1527 649 965 1513 419 1531 451 774 627 184 1541 1074 64 890 1480 1066 1080 166 1324 740 302 1347 1389 1198 347 1406 1094 175