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Woody Herman And His Woodchoppers

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Jazz

A selection of musicians from Woody Herman And His Orchestra and Woody Herman & The Herd, which first originated shortly in 1938 for some recording. In 1946 it was built by musicians of the first Herd. The Woodchoppers were a parallel band project not directly bound to the Herds and mainly put together for recording purposes. The Woodchoppers were a similar project as the earlier Woody Herman's Four Chips and were simply a generic name for any small band within the Woody Herman band organization.

        
Members
PortraitCandido
cng, bgo *1921 US
PortraitMilt Jackson
vib 1923-1999 US
PortraitNeal Hefti
tr 1922-2008 US
PortraitBing Crosby
voc 1903-1977 US
PortraitWoody Herman
cl, as 1913-1987 US
PortraitBilly Bauer
g 1915-2005 US
PortraitUrbie Green
tb *1926 US
PortraitDon Lamond
dr 1920-2003 US
PortraitTony Aless
p 1921-1979 US
PortraitShelly Manne
dr 1920-1984 US
PortraitJimmy Rowles
p 1918-1996 US
PortraitBill Perkins
ts 1924-2003 US
PortraitJoe Mondragon
b 1920-1987 US
PortraitFlip Phillips
ts, sax 1915-2001 US
PortraitJose Mangual
bgo 1924-1998 PR
PortraitChubby Jackson
b 1918-2003 US
PortraitConte Candoli
tr 1927-2001 US
PortraitRalph Burns
p 1922-2001 US
PortraitDave McKenna
p 1930-2008 US
PortraitDave Barbour
g 1912-1965 US
PortraitCarl Fontana
tb 1928-2003 US
PortraitRed Norvo
vib 1908-1999 US
Artie Bernstein
b 1909-1964 US
PortraitShorty Rogers
tr, fh 1924-1994 US
PortraitBill Harris
tb 1916-1973 US
PortraitDave Tough
dr 1907-1948 US
PortraitArt Mardigan
dr 1923-1977 US
PortraitWill Bradley
tb 1912-1989 US
PortraitFrank Carlson
dr, perc *1914
PortraitChuck Wayne
g 1923-1997 US
PortraitNat Pierce
p 1925-1992 US
Arno Marsh
ts, sax
Sam Staff
bs, fl
PortraitDoug Mettome
tr 1925-1964 US
PortraitNeil Reid
tb US
Walt Yoder
b *1914 US
PortraitMarjorie Hyams
vib 1920-2012 US
PortraitSonny Berman
tr 1925-1947 US
Joe Bishop
fh 1907-1974 US
Ed Kiefer
tb
PortraitSonny Igoe
dr 1923-2012 US
PortraitHy White
g 1915-2011 US
Tommy Linehan
p US
PortraitKeith Mitchell
b 1927-1992 US
PortraitCappy Lewis
tr 1917-1991 US
PortraitRed Wootten
b US
Muriel Lane
voc US
Popular Tracks   
Igor (feat. Red Norvo) - 78rpm Version on Blowin' Up A Storm: The Columbia Years 1945-1947 by Woody Herman & His Orchestra
Lost Week-End (feat. Red Norvo) - 78rpm Version on Blowin' Up A Storm: The Columbia Years 1945-1947 by Woody Herman & His Orchestra
Steps (feat. Red Norvo) - 78rpm Version on The Essential Woody Herman by Woody Herman
Fan It (feat. Red Norvo) on Blowin' Up A Storm: The Columbia Years 1945-1947 by Woody Herman & His Orchestra
Four Men on a Horse (feat. Red Norvo) - 78rpm Version on The Essential Woody Herman by Woody Herman
Pam (feat. Red Norvo) - 78rpm Version on The Essential Woody Herman by Woody Herman
I Surrender, Dear (feat. Red Norvo) - 78rpm Version on The Essential Woody Herman by Woody Herman
Nero's Conception (feat. Red Norvo) - 78rpm Version on The Essential Woody Herman by Woody Herman
Some Day, Sweetheart - 78rpm Version on The Essential Woody Herman by Woody Herman
Fan It (feat. Red Norvo) - 78rpm Version on The Essential Woody Herman by Woody Herman

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Woody Herman WoodchoppersWoody Herman And His Woodchoppers2004Single
Fan It / Blues On ParadeWoody Herman And His Woodchoppers1991Album
Fan It!Woody Herman And His Woodchoppers1981Album
Superb Performances Never Before Available 1944-1946Woody Herman And His Orchestra And Woody Herman And His Woodchoppers1980Album
Live At Carnegie HallWoody Herman And His Woodchoppers & Woody Herman & The Herd1966Compil.
Jazz Of Modern TimesWoody Herman And His Woodchoppers / The Phil Woods Quartet1961Album
What Herd?Woody Herman And His Woodchoppers1955Single
Blues In The Night / Some Day Sweetheart / Swing Low Sweet Clarinet / Am I BlueWoody Herman And His Woodchoppers, Woody Herman And His Orchestra1954Single
Swinging With The Woody Herman WoodchoppersWoody Herman And His Woodchoppers1950Compil.
Some Day, Sweetheart / I Surrender, DearWoody Herman And His Woodchoppers1947Album
Woody Herman And His WoodchoppersWoody Herman And His Woodchoppers1947Album
Run JoeWoody Herman And His Woodchoppers1945Single
I Ain't Got Nobody / I Want My MamaBing Crosby With Woody Herman And His Woodchoppers1943Album
Too Late / Fort Worth JailWoody Herman And His Woodchoppers1942Album
I'm Thinking Tonight Of My Blue Eyes / I Want My MamaBing Crosby With Woody Herman And His Woodchoppers1942Album
Deep In The Heart Of Texas / Let's All Meet At My HouseBing Crosby With Woody Herman And His Woodchoppers1942Album
I Surrender Dear / Four Men On A HorseWoody Herman And His WoodchoppersAlbum
Woody Herman In Disco OrderWoody Herman, Woody Herman And His WoodchoppersAlbum
Pam / Nero's ConceptionWoody Herman And His Woodchoppers Featuring Red NorvoAlbum
Fan It / StepsWoody Herman And His Woodchoppers Featuing Red NorvoAlbum
Lost Week-EndWoody Herman And His WoodchoppersAlbum
Three Little Sisters / Ooch Ooch A Goon AttachWoody Herman And His Woodchoppers, Woody Herman And His OrchestraAlbum
Steps / Lost Weekend / Some Day, Sweetheart / PamWoody Herman And His WoodchoppersSingle
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