WOODY HERMAN

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Woodrow Charles Herman (May 16, 1913 – October 29, 1987), better known as Woody Herman, was an American jazz clarinetist, alto and soprano saxophonist, singer, and Big band leader. During his lifetime, he led some of the most exciting big bands of the twentieth century. His bands changed styles and approaches to jazz but still managed to keep their musical integrity.

Herman was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. As a child he worked as a singer in vaudeville, then became a professional saxophone player at age 15. When Isham Jones's band, of which Herman had been a member, broke up in 1936, he formed his own band, the Woody Herman Orchestra, with some of his band mates. This band became known for its orchestrations of the blues and was sometimes billed as "The Band That Plays The Blues".

On April 12, 1939 Woody Herman recorded his greatest commercial and mega popular
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Woody Herman-1963 Swingin'est Big Band Ever (25th Year-His Greatest)Woody Herman-1963 Swingin'est Big Band Ever (25th Year-His Greatest)
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Umvd Labels 2002
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Encore: Woody Herman - 1963 (The Best Band of the Year)Encore: Woody Herman - 1963 (The Best Band of the Year)
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The Best Of Woody Herman (Digitally Remastered)The Best Of Woody Herman (Digitally Remastered)
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Thundering HerdThundering Herd
Original Jazz Classics 1995
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Jazz Swinger / Music for Tired LoversJazz Swinger / Music for Tired Lovers
Collectables 2001
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Quadromania 2006
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Original Jazz Classics 2000
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WOODY HERMAN Discography

WOODY HERMAN albums / top albums

WOODY HERMAN One Night Stand album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
One Night Stand
Swing 1944
WOODY HERMAN Untitled album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Untitled
Swing 1945
WOODY HERMAN Eight Shades Of Blue album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Eight Shades Of Blue
Big Band 1947
WOODY HERMAN Sequence In Jazz album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sequence In Jazz
Big Band 1949
WOODY HERMAN Radio Discs of Woody Herman album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Radio Discs of Woody Herman
Big Band 1951
WOODY HERMAN Woody Herman Goes Native album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Woody Herman Goes Native
Big Band 1953
WOODY HERMAN The Woody Herman Band! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Woody Herman Band!
Big Band 1954
WOODY HERMAN Road Band! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Road Band!
Big Band 1955
WOODY HERMAN Twelve Shades Of Blue album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Twelve Shades Of Blue
Big Band 1955
WOODY HERMAN Blues On Parade album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Blues On Parade
Big Band 1955
WOODY HERMAN Ridin' Herd album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ridin' Herd
Big Band 1955
WOODY HERMAN Woody Herman With Erroll Garner : Music For Tired Lovers album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Woody Herman With Erroll Garner : Music For Tired Lovers
Hard Bop 1955
WOODY HERMAN Early Autumn album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Early Autumn
Big Band 1957
WOODY HERMAN Bijou album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Bijou
Big Band 1957
WOODY HERMAN Songs for Hip Lovers album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Songs for Hip Lovers
Big Band 1957
WOODY HERMAN Moody Woody (With Charlie Byrd) (aka  Summer Sequence) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Moody Woody (With Charlie Byrd) (aka Summer Sequence)
Big Band 1958
WOODY HERMAN Men From Mars album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Men From Mars
Big Band 1958
WOODY HERMAN Woody Herman And Tito Puente : Herman's Heat & Puente's Beat ! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Woody Herman And Tito Puente : Herman's Heat & Puente's Beat !
Big Band 1958
WOODY HERMAN The Herd Rides Again album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Herd Rides Again
Big Band 1958
WOODY HERMAN '58 Featuring The Preacher album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
'58 Featuring The Preacher
Big Band 1958
WOODY HERMAN The Fourth Herd album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Fourth Herd
Swing 1959
WOODY HERMAN The New Swingin' Herman Herd album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The New Swingin' Herman Herd
Big Band 1960
WOODY HERMAN Encore album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Encore
Big Band 1963
WOODY HERMAN 1963 – The Swingin’est Big Band Ever album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
1963 – The Swingin’est Big Band Ever
Big Band 1963
WOODY HERMAN Woody Herman, Frank De Vol And His Orchestra ‎– Love Is The Sweetest Thing : Sometimes album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Woody Herman, Frank De Vol And His Orchestra ‎– Love Is The Sweetest Thing : Sometimes
Big Band 1963
WOODY HERMAN The Progressive Big Band Jazz Of Woody Herman album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Progressive Big Band Jazz Of Woody Herman
Big Band 1963
WOODY HERMAN 1964 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
1964
Big Band 1964
WOODY HERMAN Woody Herman & His Orchestra : Preherds - Woody Herman & His Orchestra (aka  At The Woodchoppers Ball) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Woody Herman & His Orchestra : Preherds - Woody Herman & His Orchestra (aka At The Woodchoppers Ball)
Big Band 1965
WOODY HERMAN Woody Herman album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Woody Herman
Swing 1965
WOODY HERMAN My Kind Of Jolson album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
My Kind Of Jolson
Big Band 1966
WOODY HERMAN Blowin' Up A Storm! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Blowin' Up A Storm!
Big Band 1966
WOODY HERMAN The Band That Plays The Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Band That Plays The Blues
Big Band 1967
WOODY HERMAN Light My Fire album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Light My Fire
Big Band 1969
WOODY HERMAN Heavy Exposure album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Heavy Exposure
Big Band 1969
WOODY HERMAN Woody Herman  (Serie Jazz) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Woody Herman (Serie Jazz)
Big Band 1969
WOODY HERMAN Woody album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Woody
Big Band 1970
WOODY HERMAN Jumpin' With Woody Herman's First Herd album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jumpin' With Woody Herman's First Herd
Big Band 1970
WOODY HERMAN Brand New album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Brand New
Big Band 1971
WOODY HERMAN The Raven Speaks album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Raven Speaks
Big Band 1972
WOODY HERMAN Giant Steps album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Giant Steps
Big Band 1973
WOODY HERMAN Thundering Herd album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Thundering Herd
Big Band 1974
WOODY HERMAN Woody Herman & The Herd : Jazz Hoot album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Woody Herman & The Herd : Jazz Hoot
Big Band 1974
WOODY HERMAN Woody Herman And The Thundering Herd With The Houston Symphony Orchestra : Children Of Lima album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Woody Herman And The Thundering Herd With The Houston Symphony Orchestra : Children Of Lima
Big Band 1975
WOODY HERMAN Volume II album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Volume II
Big Band 1976
WOODY HERMAN King Cobra album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
King Cobra
Big Band 1976
WOODY HERMAN Woody Herman (AMIGA) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Woody Herman (AMIGA)
Big Band 1977
WOODY HERMAN The Swinging Herd album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Swinging Herd
Swing 1978
WOODY HERMAN Volume III album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Volume III
Big Band 1978
WOODY HERMAN Road Father album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Road Father
Big Band 1978
WOODY HERMAN Chick, Donald, Walter & Woodrow album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Chick, Donald, Walter & Woodrow
Big Band 1978
WOODY HERMAN From The Jazz Vault album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
From The Jazz Vault
Big Band 1979
WOODY HERMAN Feelin' So Blue album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Feelin' So Blue
Big Band 1981
WOODY HERMAN Woody Herman And His Orchestra album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Woody Herman And His Orchestra
Big Band 1983
WOODY HERMAN First Session, 1937 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
First Session, 1937
Big Band 1986
WOODY HERMAN Wildroot album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Wildroot
Big Band 1996

WOODY HERMAN EPs & splits

WOODY HERMAN live albums

WOODY HERMAN At Carnegie Hall, 1946 - Vol. I album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
At Carnegie Hall, 1946 - Vol. I
Big Band 1952
WOODY HERMAN At Carnegie Hall, 1946 - Vol. II album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
At Carnegie Hall, 1946 - Vol. II
Big Band 1952
WOODY HERMAN At The Monterey Jazz Festival (aka Live At Monterey) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
At The Monterey Jazz Festival (aka Live At Monterey)
Big Band 1960
WOODY HERMAN The Swinging Herman Herd-Recorded Live album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Swinging Herman Herd-Recorded Live
Big Band 1964
WOODY HERMAN Woody's Winners album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Woody's Winners
Big Band 1965
WOODY HERMAN Woody's Big Band Goodies album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Woody's Big Band Goodies
Big Band 1965
WOODY HERMAN Woody Herman And The Thundering Herd ‎: Concerto For Herd album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Woody Herman And The Thundering Herd ‎: Concerto For Herd
Big Band 1968
WOODY HERMAN Herd At Montreux album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Herd At Montreux
Big Band 1974
WOODY HERMAN 17:30 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
17:30
Big Band 1976
WOODY HERMAN Featuring Stan Getz album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Featuring Stan Getz
Big Band 1976
WOODY HERMAN The 40th Anniversary Carnegie Hall Concert album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The 40th Anniversary Carnegie Hall Concert
Big Band 1977
WOODY HERMAN The Uncollected Woody Herman And His First Herd, 1944 Vol. II, The Old Gold Radio Shows album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Uncollected Woody Herman And His First Herd, 1944 Vol. II, The Old Gold Radio Shows
Big Band 1979
WOODY HERMAN Woody and Friends: Monterey Jazz Festival 1979 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Woody and Friends: Monterey Jazz Festival 1979
Big Band 1979
WOODY HERMAN 0.00 | 0 ratings
"In Person" Woody Herman And His '51 Herd Live In New Orleans
Big Band 1979
WOODY HERMAN Woody Herman's 2nd Herd - Live 1948 Volume 1 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Woody Herman's 2nd Herd - Live 1948 Volume 1
Big Band 1980
WOODY HERMAN Woody Herman's 2nd Herd - Live 1948 Volume 2 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Woody Herman's 2nd Herd - Live 1948 Volume 2
Big Band 1980
WOODY HERMAN Superb Performances Never Before Available 1944-1946 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Superb Performances Never Before Available 1944-1946
Big Band 1980
WOODY HERMAN Presents A Concord Jam Volume 1 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Presents A Concord Jam Volume 1
Big Band 1981
WOODY HERMAN Woody And Friends album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Woody And Friends
Big Band 1981
WOODY HERMAN Live At The Hollywood Palladium 1951 Volume 1 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live At The Hollywood Palladium 1951 Volume 1
Big Band 1981
WOODY HERMAN Live At The Hollywood Palladium 1951 Volume 2 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live At The Hollywood Palladium 1951 Volume 2
Big Band 1981
WOODY HERMAN Aurex Jazz Festival '82 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Aurex Jazz Festival '82
Big Band 1982
WOODY HERMAN Live In Antibes, 1965 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live In Antibes, 1965
Big Band 1988
WOODY HERMAN Live In Chicago album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live In Chicago
Big Band 1990
WOODY HERMAN Live Featuring Bill Harris, Vol. 1 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live Featuring Bill Harris, Vol. 1
Big Band 1990
WOODY HERMAN Live Featuring Bill Harris Vol. 2 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live Featuring Bill Harris Vol. 2
Big Band 1990
WOODY HERMAN Live At Peacock Lane Hollywood January 13 - 1958 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live At Peacock Lane Hollywood January 13 - 1958
Big Band 1991
WOODY HERMAN La Fiesta - Live at Stadthalle Chemnitz album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
La Fiesta - Live at Stadthalle Chemnitz
Big Band 1991
WOODY HERMAN Ready, Get Set, Jump album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ready, Get Set, Jump
Big Band 1992
WOODY HERMAN Woody Herman Presents, Volume 2... Four Others album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Woody Herman Presents, Volume 2... Four Others
Swing 1993
WOODY HERMAN Woody Herman Presents, Volume 3: A Great American Evening album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Woody Herman Presents, Volume 3: A Great American Evening
Big Band 1996
WOODY HERMAN Immortal Concerts album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Immortal Concerts
Big Band 1996
WOODY HERMAN 1954 And 1959 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
1954 And 1959
Big Band 1996
WOODY HERMAN Jantzen Beach Oregon 1954 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jantzen Beach Oregon 1954
Big Band 1996
WOODY HERMAN Light My Fire album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Light My Fire
Big Band 2006

WOODY HERMAN demos, promos, fans club and other releases (no bootlegs)

WOODY HERMAN re-issues & compilations

WOODY HERMAN Woody Herman And The Herd At Carnegie Hall album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Woody Herman And The Herd At Carnegie Hall
Big Band 1958
WOODY HERMAN Thundering Herd album cover 5.00 | 1 ratings
Thundering Herd
Big Band 1963
WOODY HERMAN The Thundering Herds Volume Two album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Thundering Herds Volume Two
Big Band 1963
WOODY HERMAN The Thundering Herds Volume Three album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Thundering Herds Volume Three
Swing 1963
WOODY HERMAN Live At Carnegie Hall album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live At Carnegie Hall
Big Band 1966
WOODY HERMAN Woody Herman And His Orchestra ‎: The Turning Point (1943 - 1944) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Woody Herman And His Orchestra ‎: The Turning Point (1943 - 1944)
Big Band 1967
WOODY HERMAN Double Exposure album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Double Exposure
Big Band 1976
WOODY HERMAN The Third Herd Vol. 1 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Third Herd Vol. 1
Big Band 1981
WOODY HERMAN The Third Herd Vol. 2 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Third Herd Vol. 2
Big Band 1982
WOODY HERMAN The Thundering Herds 1945-1947 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Thundering Herds 1945-1947
Big Band 1988
WOODY HERMAN Blues on Parade album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Blues on Parade
Big Band 1991
WOODY HERMAN Keeper Of The Flame : The Complete Capitol Recordings of the Four Brothers Band album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Keeper Of The Flame : The Complete Capitol Recordings of the Four Brothers Band
Big Band 1992
WOODY HERMAN Verve Jazz Masters 54 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Verve Jazz Masters 54
Big Band 1996
WOODY HERMAN Sound of Jazz album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sound of Jazz
Big Band 1996
WOODY HERMAN This Is Jazz: Woody Herman album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
This Is Jazz: Woody Herman
Big Band 1997
WOODY HERMAN The Jazz Swinger & Music For Tired Lovers album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Jazz Swinger & Music For Tired Lovers
Big Band 1998
WOODY HERMAN At Carnegie Hall, 1946 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
At Carnegie Hall, 1946
Big Band 1999
WOODY HERMAN The Woody Herman Story album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Woody Herman Story
Big Band 2000
WOODY HERMAN Jazz Hoot / Woody's Winners album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jazz Hoot / Woody's Winners
Big Band 2001
WOODY HERMAN Blowin' Up a Storm! The Columbia Years 1945-47 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Blowin' Up a Storm! The Columbia Years 1945-47
Big Band 2001
WOODY HERMAN The Complete Capitol Recordings of Woody Herman album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Complete Capitol Recordings of Woody Herman
Big Band 2002
WOODY HERMAN Quadromania: Saving Myself for You album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Quadromania: Saving Myself for You
Big Band 2005
WOODY HERMAN Mosaic Select 31 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Mosaic Select 31
Big Band 2008

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