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Woody Herman: Interview 1

Interview One: Influences

Woody Herman talks to Les Tomkins between 1964 and 1977.  

Interview: 1964

Source: Jazz Professional 

Interview Text or Transcript

I did study with individual teachers and, in my travelling, I got to meet the important legitimate saxophonists of our country, and each one helped me. They were very kind to me. And, as I say, in the band business a lot of people tried to help me, because they felt, maybe, that I had something to say. I think it's pretty much the same today.

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