And we move. You know that. Woodrow Charles Herman was born in Milwaukee on May 16, While still a child, he appeared in a vaudeville act as ''The Boy Wonder of the Clarinet,'' and he made his first record, entitled ''Sentimental Gentleman From Georgia,'' at the age of He studied at the Marquette University School of Music for one year, then moved to California, where he joined the Tom Gerun band as featured singer and instrumentalist.
In , he joined the Isham Jones band; when the group broke up in , Mr. Herman used its leading sidemen as a nucleus for his own orchestra. Herman took the name literally, playing and recording many blues-influenced selections.
In , ''Woodchoppers' Ball,'' based on a simple, infectious blues riff, became a great success; it remained the band's most requested number for almost 50 years. After some changes in personnel -the bass player Chubby Jackson joined the group in , the arrangers Neal Hefti and Ralph Burns, the tenor saxophonist Flip Phillips and the trombonist Bill Harris signed on in - the group, now known as the Thundering Herd, became celebrated for the energy, precision and high spirits of its playing.
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Loading player…. Scrobble from Spotify? Connect to Spotify Dismiss. After taking a sabbatical to attend to his wife's health problems, Herman exceeded all expectations by forming an even better band than the first. Caldonia B Fleecy Moore 8. Arlen 9. Goosey Gander C Woody Herman The Best of Woody Herman. Woodrow Charles Herman May 16, October 29, was an American jazz clarinetist, saxophonist, singer, and big band leader.
Leading various groups called The Herd, Herman came to prominence in the late s and was active until his death in His bands often played music that was cutting edge and experimental for its time they received numerous Grammy nominations and awards.
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