Compare the two recordings of the Woody Herman Orchestra you heard in lesson lecture section “Bebop era big bands”. Describe the stylistic differences between the two recordings. Use terminology we’ve learned in past lessons and from this week’s list. Address the following questions:
i. What is the instrumentation of each band?
ii. Who plays the melody in each recording?
iii. How would you describe the melody (linear, angular, played by a solo instrument or section)?
iv. What is the form of each tune?
v. Who plays improvised solos in each tune?
Running head: WOODY HERMAN RECORDINGS Woody Herman Recordings.Name:Professor:Course:Date: 1 WOODY HERMAN RECORDINGS 2 Woody Herman Recordings.Woody was an American big band leader, singer,…