Woody Herman Presents A Great American Evening, Vol. 3

Woody Herman

Woody Herman Presents A Great American Evening Vol
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    1. I've Got The Whole World On A String 6:33
    2. I Cover The Waterfront 4:34
    3. Leopard Skin Pill Box Hat 3:48
    4. Avalon 6:04
    5. O Beautiful Friendship 5:17
    6. Pennies From Heaven 4:23
    7. Wave 6:18
    8. Caldonia 5:37

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One of the greatest big band leaders in the history of jazz, Woody Herman knew well that the best way to capture the sheer power and electrifying… More


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Woody Herman, one of the great talent spotters in jazz, was on a perpetual search for the best young musicians. From the early 1940s to the late… More
Always eager to reach contemporary audiences without compromising his values, Woody Herman saw to it that his repertoire included interpretations… More
From the beginning of his career as a bandleader, Woody Herman performed popular songs of the day, giving them the incomparable jazz inflections… More
With a few brief interruptions, Woody Herman operated a big band for 50 years. Some of its editions were among the great bands of jazz history… More
Three editions of Woody Herman's 1970s Herd contribute to this collection, which is programmed to provide a sampling of the music the band was… More
The late Ralph J. Gleason, who was Woody Herman's biggest booster, was convinced that the Herman band was ready for and deserving of a much… More
Woody Herman was no purist. During his career, he teamed up with a wide variety of musicians, including Dixieland and country performers. Still, a… More