Let’s talk about Woody Herman

December 21. 2015

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In Japan, evaluation of Woody Herman Orchestra seem to be low.Typically,Ellington and Basie are popular with jazz fan.Woody Herman seems unpopular.”Early autumn” known in performance of Stan Getz has been popular.

I also like the Second Herd, but recently I hear First Herd hear well.They played blues until 1942.From 1943 onward they changed band color by playing bop.However, the leader did not change the style of clarinet and scat.
I love the rhythm section of this time. Dave Tough (ds) Chubby Jackson(b)

Let’s talk about Woody Herman than Ellington and Basie.

This article is interesting.

http://indianapublicmedia.org/nightlights/herd-woody-herman-1940s/

 

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