Woody Shaw

Woody Shaw

 

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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".[1]

Shaw is regarded as one of the great jazz band leaders and innovators of his generation.[2] Born with a photographic memory[3] and perfect pitch,[4] he was considered to have been generations ahead of his time.[5]

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Highlights10

Woody Shaw: The Complete Muse Sessions
 
Woody Shaw: The Complete Muse Sessions is a remastered 7-CD box set compilation of recordings by jazz trumpeter, composer and bandleader Woody Shaw, released in 2013 by Mosaic Records.
Woody Shaw: The Complete Columbia Albums Collection
 
Woody Shaw: The Complete Columbia Albums Collection is a remastered 6-CD box set compilation of recordings by jazz trumpeter, composer and bandleader Woody Shaw, released in September 2011 on Pop Market, a division of Legacy Recordings.
Woody III
 
Woody III is an album led by trumpter Woody Shaw which was recorded in 1979 (with one live track from 1978) and released on the Columbia label.
The Iron Men
 
The Iron Men is an album led by trumpeter Woody Shaw which was recorded in 1977 but not released on the Muse label until 1980.

Photos - Woody Shaw19

Popular Albums26

Album Appearances & References35

Popular Live Albums7

Live Album Appearances & References5

Popular Songs2

Song Appearances & References2

Collaborators & Influencers22

Other Music-Related Relationships24

Personal & Professional Relationships1

Awards & Nominations1

You May Also Be Interested In19

Spotify - Albums & Singles45

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Spotify - Appears On3

 
 
 

Spotify - Top Tracks10

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Affiliated Locations5