Woody Herman The Woody Herman Story (4-CD) [Import]

The Woody Herman Story (4-CD) [Import]
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Item:  PPER 991522
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CD Details

  • Number of Discs: 4
  • Released: February 13, 2001
  • Label: Proper Box Uk

Tracks on Disc 1:

  • 1.At the Woodchopper's Ball
  • 2.Big Wig in the Wigwam
  • 3.Dallas Blues
  • 4.Blues Upstairs
  • 5.Blues Downstairs
  • 6.Casbah Blues
  • 7.Blue Prelude
  • 8.The Golden Wedding
  • 9.Blue Flame
  • 10.Bishop's Blues
  • 11.Woodsheddin' with Woody
  • 12.Blues in the Night
  • 13.'Tis Autumn
  • 14.Amen
  • 15.Four or Five Times
  • 16.Down Under
  • 17.Do Nothin' Till You Hear from Me
  • 18.Basie's Basement
  • 19.Who Dat Up Dere?
  • 20.Noah
  • 21.I've Got You Under My Skin
  • 22.I Get a Kick out of You
  • 23.Cryin' Sands

Tracks on Disc 2:

  • 1.Cherry
  • 2.Milkman, Keep Those Bottles Quiet
  • 3.Irresistible You
  • 4.It Must Be Jelly ('Cause Jam Don't Shake Like That)
  • 5.Goin' Home
  • 6.Ingie Speaks
  • 7.Perdido
  • 8.As Long as I Live
  • 9.I Ain't Got Nothin' But the Blues
  • 10.Laura
  • 11.Apple Honey
  • 12.I Wonder
  • 13.Yeah Man (Amen)
  • 14.Caldonia
  • 15.Happiness Is a Thing Called Joe
  • 16.Goosey Gander
  • 17.Northwest Passage
  • 18.I've Got the World on a String
  • 19.The Good Earth
  • 20.Put That Ring on My Finger
  • 21.Bijou
  • 22.Gee, It's Good to Hold You
  • 23.Your Father's Moustache

Tracks on Disc 3:

  • 1.Wildroot
  • 2.Blowin' Up a Storm
  • 3.Atlanta, GA
  • 4.Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!
  • 5.Welcome to My Dreams
  • 6.Panacea
  • 7.Steps
  • 8.Igor
  • 9.Fan It
  • 10.Nero's Conception
  • 11.Lost Weekend
  • 12.Pam
  • 13.Sidewalks of Cuba
  • 14.Lady McGowan's Dream, Pts. 1 & 2
  • 15.Romance in the Dark
  • 16.Summer Sequence, Pts. 1- 4
  • 17.Everywhere
  • 18.With Someone New
  • 19.Non-Alcoholic
  • 20.I Told Ya I Love Ya, Now Get Out
  • 21.Cherokee Canyon

Tracks on Disc 4:

  • 1.I've Got News for You
  • 2.Keen and Peachy
  • 3.The Goof and I
  • 4.Lazy Lullaby
  • 5.Four Brothers
  • 6.P.S. I Love You
  • 7.That's Right
  • 8.Lemon Drop
  • 9.I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)
  • 10.I Ain't Gettin' Any Younger
  • 11.Early Autumn
  • 12.Keeper of the Flame
  • 13.The Crickets
  • 14.More Moon
  • 15.Detour Ahead
  • 16.Jamaica Rhumba
  • 17.Not Really the Blues
  • 18.The Great Lie
  • 19.More Than You Know
  • 20.Tenderly
  • 21.Lollipop
  • 22.You Rascal You
  • 23.Rhapsody in Wood
  • 24.In the Beginning

Product Description:

THE WOODY HERMAN STORY contains tracks recorded from 1939 to 1949.
Includes a 52 page booklet.
Contains 92 tracks.
Personnel: Woody Herman (clarinet, alto saxophone); Frances Wayne, Mary Ann McCall (vocals); Chuck Wayne, Hy White, Gene Sargent, Billy Bauer (guitar); Sam Rubinwich (flute, bass saxophone); John LaPorta, Sam Marowitz (clarinet, alto saxophone); Ernie Royal (clarinet); Herbie Steward (alto saxophone, tenor saxophone); Ray Hopfner, Di Maggio, Chuck, Ernie Caceres, Bill Vitale, Charlie DiMaggio, Eddie Scalzi, Herb Tompkins, Joe Denton, Jimmy Horvath, Joseph Estren, Johnny Bothwell (alto saxophone); Pete Johns, Flip Phillips, Saxie Mansfield, Georgie Auld, Herbie Fields, Herbie Haymer, Nick Caiazza, Al Cohn, Allen Eager, Stan Getz , Nuncio "Toots" Mondello, Zoot Sims, Ben Webster, Mickey Folus , Pete Mondello, Budd Johnson (tenor saxophone); Gene Ammons, Skippy de Sair, Serge Chaloff (bass saxophone); Bobby Guyer, Jerry Neary, Clarence Willard, Conrad Gozzo , Conte Candoli, Chuck Peterson, Irwin "Marky" Markowitz, Charlie Walp, Irv Lewis, George Seaburg, Cappy Lewis, Billy Robbins, Bob Price, Steady Nelson, Al Porcino, Neal Hefti, Pete Candoli, Ray Linn, Ray Nance, Ray Wetzel, Red Rodney, Shorty Rogers, Sonny Berman , Bernie Glow, Nick Travis, Stan Fishelson, Bob Peck, Carl Warwick, John Owens (trumpet); Joe Bishop (flugelhorn); Vic Hamann, Earl Swope, Ed Bennett , Eddie Bert, Tommy Farr, Ralph Pfeffner, Ed Kiefer, Walter Nimms, Neal Reid, Bud Smith, Al Mastren, Al Esposito, Jerry Rosa, Bob Swift, Joe Howard, Juan Tizol, Bill Harris , Ollie Wilson, Bart Varsalona (trombone); Tony Aless, Dick Kane, Tommy Linehan, Jimmy Rowles, Lou Levy, Ralph Burns, Fred Otis (piano); Margie Hyams, Red Norvo, Terry Gibbs (vibraphone); Dave Yough, Dave Tough, Don Lamond, Frank Carlson, Red Saunders , Shelly Manne, Cliff Leeman, Buddy Rich (drums).
Liner Note Author: Joop Visser.
The Woody Herman Story showcases the multi-talented bandleader fronting his First and Second Herds on recordings made for Decca, Coral, Brunswick, Columbia and Capitol. Like the majority of Proper box sets, these four CDs are broken up into themes: "Woodchoppers Ball" covers 1939-1944, "The Good Earth," 1944-1945, "Blowin' Up a Storm," 1945-1947 and "Four Brothers," 1947-1949. Not only does this set thoroughly examine Herman's modern big-band charts, but the 92 tracks are chock-full of guest appearances by such jazz stalwarts as Stan Getz, Johnny Hodges, Jimmy Giuffre, Red Norvo, Shorty Rogers, Zoot Sims and Ben Webster. The sound quality is top-notch as is the packaging, which includes a 52-page booklet, extensive liner notes, discography and photos. ~ Al Campbell

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  • UPC: 604988991529
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