"Woodchopper's Ball", also known as "At the Woodchopper's Ball" is a 1939 jazz composition by Joe Bishop and Woody Herman. The up-tempo blues tune in D-flat major was the Woody Herman Orchestra's biggest hit, as well as the most popular composition of either composer, selling a million records.
The tune has been performed by numerous artists and is considered a jazz standard. It is included in the first volume of Hal Leonard's Real Book. The original recording by Woody Herman and His Orchestra received the Grammy Hall of Fame Award in 2002.
- Woody Herman biography at Allmusic - retrieved on 25 May 2009
- William Emmett Studwell and Mark Baldin: The Big Band Reader: Songs Favored by Swing Era Orchestras and Other Popular Ensembles. Haworth Press, 2000. ISBN 0-7890-0914-5. p. 158
- The Real Book, Volume I, sixth edition. Hal Leonard. ISBN 0-634-06038-4. p. 447
- Grammy Hall of Fame Awards at grammy.com - retrieved on 25 May 2009
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