Woody Herman


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Noun1.Woody Herman - United States jazz musician and bandleader (1913-1987)
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The authors have organized the bulk of their text in thirteen chapters, the first of which is dedicated to Duke Ellington, Woody Herman, Stan Kenton, Louie Bellson, and Buddy RichAEs big bands.
I attended college 1953-1959 and during that time had occasion to dance or listen live to the big band music of Woody Herman, Glenn Miller (Ray McKinley directing), Louis Armstrong, Ray Anthony, Tex Beneke, Ralph Flanagan, Eddy Howard, Duke Ellington, and Stan Kenton.
1944 DIED Woody Herman, US bandleader, 1987, above Duane Allman, rock guitarist, 1971 Anton LaVey, US Satanist, 1997
The program includes big band swing numbers made famous by the likes of Count Basie, Woody Herman, Les Brown, Glenn Miller, Cab Calloway, Duke Ellington, Lionel Hampton, Artie Shaw, Tommy Dorsey and Benny Goodman.
As well as his many solo cabaret appearances at home and abroad, and performing with his own jazz trio, Jeff regularly appears with the BBC Big Band and lately performed with the Woody Herman Orchestra, Katherine Jenkins, Chris De Burgh and Charlotte Church at a gala concert.
Rejoining the group is legendary trombonist Rick Stepton, who played with Buddy Rich from 1968 to 1986, as well as with Woody Herman, Maynard Ferguson and the Canadian jazz-rock band Lighthouse.
The NRO Library features hits from Glenn Miller, Count Basie, Tommy Dorsey, Ted Heath, Artie Shaw, Woody Herman, Les Brown, Benny Goodman, Ray Noble, and Stan Kenton.
Although in 1936 Benny Goodman had toured with an integrated quartet that included black pianist Teddy Wilson, few white band leaders aside from Woody Herman and Charlie Barnet had taken the plunge.
Bellson's career spanned more than six decades, performing on more than 200 albums with jazz greats including Tommy Dorsey, Harry James, Oscar Peterson, Woody Herman, Sarah Vaughan, Ella Fitzgerald, Dizzy Gillespie and Louis Armstrong.
Also featured will be the music of Tommy Dorsey, Neal Hefti, Benny Goodman, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Woody Herman and Stan Kenton.