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Woody Shaw

tr, fh, 1944-1989 US, Laurinburg, North Carolina
Musician / Composer of Jazz
A.k.a. Woody Shaw, Jr.

Woody Herman Shaw, Jr. (December 24, 1944 – May 10, 1989) was an American virtuoso trumpeter, flugelhornist, cornetist, composer and band leader, described by NPR Music as "the last great trumpet innovator".Shaw is regarded as one of the great jazz band leaders and innovators of his generation. Born with a photographic memory and perfect pitch, he was considered to have been generations ahead of his time.

        
Instruments
  • Trumpet
  • Flugelhorn
  • Cornet
Genres
  • Jazz
  • R&B/Soul
  • Blues
Popular Tracks   
There Will Never Be Another You on Solid by Woody Shaw
Theme for Maxine on Rosewood by Woody Shaw
From Moment To Moment on Time Is Right by Woody Shaw, Steve Turre & Mulgrew Miller
Theme for Maxine - Live on Stepping Stones: Live At The Village Vanguard by Woody Shaw
Organ Grinder on Woody III by Woody Shaw
Stormy Weather on Imagination by Woody Shaw
Rosewood on Rosewood by Woody Shaw
49th Parallel on 49th Parallel by Neil Swainson Quintet, Joe Henderson & Woody Shaw
Prelude to Understanding - Live on Understanding by Roy Brooks & Woody Shaw
In a Capricornian Way - Live on Stepping Stones: Live At The Village Vanguard by Woody Shaw

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Tokyo '81Woody Shaw2018Album
The Tour Volume TwoWoody Shaw, Louis Hayes2017Album
The Tour Volume OneWoody Shaw, Louis Hayes2016Album
Live At The Half-NoteHorace Silver Featuring Woody Shaw2015Album
Dr. ChiTone Janša Kvartet Featuring Woody Shaw2015Album
The Complete Muse SessionsWoody Shaw2013Album
Field Recordings Of A Jazz MasterWoody Shaw2012Album
Woody Plays WoodyWoody Shaw2012Compil.
The Complete Columbia Albums CollectionWoody Shaw2011Compil.
Live Volume FourWoody Shaw2005Album
Live Volume ThreeWoody Shaw2002Album
Live Volume TwoWoody Shaw2001Album
Live Volume OneWoody Shaw2000Album
Solid (Moontrane & Imagination & Solid)Woody Shaw1999Compil.
Two More Pieces Of The PuzzleWoody Shaw1998Compil.
Bemsha SwingWoody Shaw1997Album
Last of the Line - (Cassandranite & Love Dance)Woody Shaw1997Compil.
The MoontraneWoody Shaw1997Album
Dark JourneyWoody Shaw1997Compil.
The Freddie Hubbard And Woody Shaw SessionsFreddie Hubbard And Woody Shaw1995Compil.
The Freddie Hubbard And Woody Shaw SessionsFreddie Hubbard And Woody Shaw1995Compil.
The Complete CBS Studio Recordings Of Woody ShawWoody Shaw1992Album
Jazz GiantsChick Corea - Dave Holland - Hubert Laws - Woody Shaw - Gato Barbieri - Don Cherry - Albert Ayler & John Handy Quintet1991Compil.
Lotus FlowerWoody Shaw1990Album
LitoCarlos Ward Quartet featuring Woody Shaw1989Album
Woody ShawWoody Shaw1989Compil.
In My Own Sweet WayWoody Shaw1989Album
Eternal TriangleFreddie Hubbard & Woody Shaw1988Album
ImaginationWoody Shaw1988Album
SolidWoody Shaw1987Album
月の砂漠 = Desert MoonlightFreddie Hubbard & Woody Shaw1986Single
Setting StandardsWoody Shaw1985Album
Introducing Kenny GarrettKenny Garrett Quintet Featuring Woody Shaw1985Album
Double TakeFreddie Hubbard / Woody Shaw1985Album
Woody Shaw With Tone Jansa QuartetWoody Shaw With Tone Janša Kvartet1985Album
Night MusicWoody Shaw1983Album
In The BeginningWoody Shaw1983Album
Master Of The ArtWoody Shaw1982Album
Lotus FlowerWoody Shaw1982Album
The Iron MenWoody Shaw With Anthony Braxton1981Album
UnitedWoody Shaw1981Album
Europa JazzChick Corea, Dave Holland, Hubert Laws, Woody Shaw1981Compil.
The Best of Woody ShawWoody Shaw1980Compil.
For Sure!Woody Shaw1980Album
NDR Jazzworkshop ´78/´79Pat Metheny Group / Jan Garbarek Group / Ernst-Ludwig Petrowsky, Klaus Koch, Günter Sommer / Woody Shaw / Albert Mangelsdorff, Arild Andersen, Pierre Favre1979Album
Woody ThreeWoody Shaw1979Album
Every Time I See YouWoody Shaw1978Single
Little Red's FantasyWoody Shaw1978Album
RosewoodWoody Shaw1978Album
Stepping Stones - Live At The Village VanguardWoody Shaw1978Album
Ichi-BanLouis Hayes, Junior Cook, Woody Shaw, Ronnie Mathews, Stafford James, Guilherme Franco1976Album
Love DanceWoody Shaw1976Album
The MoontraneWoody Shaw1975Album
JazzHarold Land, Bobby Hutcherson, Blue Mitchell, Joe Sample, Stanley Clarke, Freddie Robinson, Hadley Caliman, Buddy Terry, Woody Shaw, Eddie Henderson1974Compil.
Screaming MothersErnie Wilkins Featuring: Joe Newman, Snooky Young, David Spinozza, Grady Tate, Chuck Rainey, Hubert Laws, Woody Shaw, Kenny Burrell1974Album
Song Of SongsWoody Shaw1973Album
Blackstone LegacyWoody Shaw1971Album
Jazz PatternsJoe Henderson And Woody Shaw1970Album
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To all the music fans that are contributing on Discogs, MusicBrainz and Wikipedia. Thanks to Franz Flückiger for providing Storygram used to visualize band membership and together with Stefan Guggisberg for the visual data mining application ArtistAnalytics.
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