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7 edition of The Woodchopper"s Ball found in the catalog.

The Woodchopper"s Ball

The Autobiography of Woody Herman

by Woody Herman

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Published by Limelight Editions .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Blues,
  • Jazz,
  • United States,
  • Genres & Styles - Jazz,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Jazz musicians,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Jazz music,
  • History & Criticism - General,
  • Composers & Musicians - Jazz,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Composers & Musicians,
  • Herman, Woody,
  • Biography,
  • Composers & Musicians - General,
  • American musicians

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages178
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8127846M
    ISBN 100879101768
    ISBN 109780879101763
    OCLC/WorldCa263579309

    Do you usually like this style of music? The Woody Herman Orchestra was a favorite of dancers and jazz connoisseurs alike for its lively blues-oriented swing fare. As Herman leaves the stage to strains of his theme song, "Woodchopper's Ball," as George Wein brings this exhilarating big band tribute to a close. Consider writing about your experience and musical tastes. He worked into the '80s, finally passing away on October 29, at the age of Sing sing sing sing everybody start to sing like dee dee dee, bah bah bah dah Now you're singin' with a swing Sing sing sing sing everybody start to sing like dee dee dee, bah bah bah dah Now you're singin' with a swing Swing swing swing, everybody start to swing Now your swingin' while you sing When the music goes around, everybody goes to town Just relax and take is slow SIng sing Start singing, keep swinging Now you're singing with a swing.

    If you do not wish to be contacted, leave it blank. In paying tribute to his fellow Swing era clarinetist-bandleader Artie Shaw, Herman and his orchestra tackle two challenging Shaw numbers in the somber "Nightmare" and the loping swinger "Summit Ridge Drive," the latter a hit by Shaw's small group, the Gramercy Five. Herman and his orchestra conclude their set by showing of some off their newer material, including a churning rendition of Herbie Hancock 's "Watermelon Man," a massive hit in for Afro-Cuban percussionist Mongo Santamaria; a soprano sax showcase for the bandleader on his gorgeous ballad "Free Again" and a driving rendition of Stevie Wonder's soul anthem, " Uptight Everything's Alright" that features Nistico stretching out on tenor sax and baritone sax ace Ronnie Cuber contributing a blazing solo before the two engage in some fiery exchanges near the end of this energized closer. Together they were the Four Brothers, a tag that stuck in the wake of the popular tune by the same name written as a showcase for them by fellow band member Jimmy Giuffre. When the music goes around, Everybody's goes go to town.

    Next is a sparkling arrangement of "In the Mood," another Miller hit that captured a nation of dancers back in When the music goes around, Everybody's goes go to town. Do you usually like this style of music? We cannot post your review if it violates these guidelines. He worked into the '80s, finally passing away on October 29, at the age of


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The Woodchoppers Ball book

Hawkins remains on stage to perform a rendition of his instrumental hit, "Tippin' In," which has Herman exchanging pungent alto lines with the trumpeter. For the edition, he made his usual entrance at Freebody Park on big band revival night to the strains of his theme song, "Blue Flame.

Known as "The Band That Plays The Blues" for its intricate and dynamic arrangements of blues numbers which Herman also often sangHerman's group became one of the powerhouse aggregations to come out of the Swing Era. When the music goes around, Everybody's goes go to town.

Sing sing sing sing everybody start to sing like dee dee dee, bah bah bah dah Now you're singin' with a swing Sing sing The Woodchoppers Ball book sing everybody start to sing like dee dee dee, bah bah bah dah Now you're singin' with a swing Swing swing swing, everybody start to swing Now your swingin' while you sing When the music goes around, everybody goes to town Just relax and take is slow SIng sing Start singing, keep swinging Now you're singing with a swing.

Consider writing about your experience and musical tastes. They open with an homage to Benny Goodman, kicking it off with the King of Swing's infectious theme song, "Let's Dance," to get things rolling.

Email address: optional Used to contact you regarding your review. Herman celebrated his 40th anniversary as a leader with a gala Carnegie Hall concert in We cannot post your review if it violates these guidelines.

Next is a sparkling arrangement of "In the Mood," another Miller hit that captured a nation of dancers back in Milkowski Tags. Please do not use inappropriate language, including profanity, vulgarity, or obscenity. Are you a beginner who started playing last month? In paying tribute to his fellow Swing era clarinetist-bandleader Artie Shaw, Herman and his orchestra tackle two challenging Shaw numbers in the somber "Nightmare" and the loping swinger "Summit Ridge Drive," the latter a hit by Shaw's small group, the Gramercy Five.

As Herman leaves the stage to strains of his theme song, "Woodchopper's Ball," as George Wein brings this exhilarating big band tribute to a close.

The Woody Herman Orchestra was a favorite of dancers and jazz connoisseurs alike for its lively blues-oriented swing fare. Feel free to recommend similar pieces if you liked this piece, or alternatives if you didn't. But here is one thing you should know Sing sing sing sing everybody start to sing like dee dee dee, bah bah bah dah Everybody go!

Watch: New Singing Lesson Videos Can Make Anyone A Great Singer Sing, sing, sing, sing everybody start to sing like dee dee dee, bah bah bah dah Now you're singin' with a swing Sing sing sing, sing, everybody start to sing like dee dee dee, bah bah bah dah Now you're singin' with a swing.

Big band singer Bob Eberly next takes the stage to deliver a medley of "Amapola" and "Green Eyes," the famous duets he sang with Helen O'Connell during their stint together in Jimmy Dorsey's band of the early s.

Review Guidelines Explain exactly why you liked or disliked the product. A version of "Tuxedo Junction," another popular Miller dance tune from that peak Swing era year offeatures a guest appearance by the co-composer of that lively number, trumpeter Erskine Hawkins.View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of Woodchopper's Ball on Discogs.4/4(2).

The Little Woodchopper book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. One morning soon after his father's death, William awakes in the mi /5.

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Chords. Join us at the Woodchopper’s Ball in Cardiff as we raise money for the Timber Trade Benevolent Society (TTBS). Friday 8th November Hilton Hotel, Cardiff. The tickets are priced at £50 per head and includes a 3 course dinner with coffee, followed by dancing to our live band: The Velveteens!

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