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Woody Herman chronicles of the Herds by William D. Clancy

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Published by Schirmer Books, Prentice Hall International in New York, London .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Herman, Woody, 1913-1987.,
  • Jazz musicians -- United States -- Biography.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 401-403) and index.

StatementWilliam D. Clancy with Audree Coke Kenton ; foreword by Steve Allen.
ContributionsKenton, Audree Coke.
LC ClassificationsML419.H45 C53 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 430 p. :
Number of Pages430
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1116196M
ISBN 100028704967
LC Control Number94042276

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