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Woody Herman

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Jazz Week: Clarinetist and Big Band Leader Woody Herman.

Band leader Woody Herman. Herman was the leader of numerous big bands, all variously called The Thundering Herd. His bands were noted for their dazzling improvisation combined with their incisive ensemble playing. He died in 1987. (ORIGINAL BROADCAST: May 1986 and 8/19/986)

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From the Archives: Clarinetist and Big Band Leader Woody Herman.

Band leader Woody Herman. This interview was originally recorded on August 19, 1986. Herman was the leader of numerous big bands, all variously called The Thundering Herd. His bands were noted for their dazzling improvisation combined with their incisive ensemble playing. (HERMAN died in 1987)

10:06

Remembering Woody Herman.

Band leader Woody Herman. This interview was originally recorded in May, 1986. Herman, who died on Thursday, was the leader of numerous big bands, all variously called The Thundering Herd. His bands were noted for their dazzling improvisation combined with their incisive ensemble playing.

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