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Woody Herman's Big New Herd


In Autumn 1959, Woody Herman set up a big band for the Monterey Jazz Festival 1959. This collection of stars was called the 'Big New Herd' and was active only for the mentioned purpose.

PortraitWoody Herman
cl, as 1913-1987 US
PortraitCharlie Byrd
g 1925-1999 US
PortraitVictor Feldman
vib, p, perc 1934-1987 GB
PortraitUrbie Green
tb *1926 US
PortraitZoot Sims
ts 1925-1985 US
PortraitMonty Budwig
b 1926-1992 US
PortraitBill Perkins
ts 1924-2003 US
PortraitMel Lewis
dr 1929-1990 US
PortraitAl Porcino
tr 1925-2013 DE
PortraitConte Candoli
tr 1927-2001 US
PortraitRay Linn
tr 1920-1996 US
PortraitSi Zentner
tb 1917-2000 US
PortraitBill Chase
tr 1934-1974 US
PortraitRichie Kamuca
ts 1930-1977 US
PortraitMed Flory
as, voc 1926-2014 US
PortraitDon Lanphere
ts, ss 1928-2003 US
Bill Smiley
tb US
Frank Huggins
tr US
Title Artist Year Type
At The Monterey Jazz FestivalWoody Herman's Big New Herd1960Album
At The Monterey Jazz FestivalWoody Herman's Big New HerdSingle
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