Newstalgia Downbeat featuring Woody Herman and his Third Herd, live at the Royal Grove of Peony Park, Omaha Nebraska.
July 24, 2011

Woody Herman And His Third Herd - laying to rest those rumors of the demise of The Big Band.

A taste of mid-1950's Big Band by way of Woody Herman and His Third Herd.

Big Bands were starting to lose favor with audiences by this time, but the inventiveness of the Big Band sound is clearly evident on this live concert, recorded at The Royal Grove of Peony Park on September 24,1954.

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