Woody Herman

    Woody Herman

    • Woody Herman
    Woody Herman

    Woody Herman

    • Woody Herman

    Woody Herman

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    Woody's Winners (Live)

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    Woodchoppers BallWoody Herman
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    Four Brothers (Album Version)Woody Herman
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    Early AutumnWoody Herman
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    Atlanta GeorgiaWoody Herman
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        A fine swing clarinetist, an altoist whose sound was influenced by Johnny Hodges, a good soprano saxophonist, and a spirited blues vocalist, Woody Herman's greatest significance to jazz was as the leader of a long line of big bands. He always encouraged young talent and, more than practically any bandleader from the swing era, kept his repertoire quite modern. Although Herman was always stuck performing a few of his older hits (he played "Four Brothers" and "Early Autumn" nightl... Read more

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