Woody Herman — American Musician born on May 16, 1913, died on October 29, 1987

Woodrow Charles "Woody" Herman was an American jazz clarinetist, alto and soprano saxophonist, singer, and big band leader. Leading various groups called "The Herd", Herman was one of the most popular of the 1930s and 1940s bandleaders. His bands often played music that was experimental for its time. He was a featured halftime performer for Super Bowl VII... (wikipedia)

I'm going to be on the road for the rest of my life.
My only claim to fame, if I have one, is that I'm an editor.
The singing was something I got from my father.
There were a lot of times where there was a great deal of fodder recorded and played, because there was a market for it - just as there is today. And there were more bad bands than there were good bands - I think that should always be remembered.

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