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During his tragically short career, trumpeter Woody Shaw (1944-89) won praise across the jazz spectrum, from Eric Dolphy and Miles Davis to Wynton Marsalis, for his brilliant technique and story-telling power. Geoffrey Smith celebrates a master who died all too young.

1 hour

Last on

Sun 28 Jul 2019 00:00

Music Played

  • Eric Dolphy

    Jitterbug Waltz

    • Musical Prophet: The Expanded 1963 New York Studio Sessions.
    • Resonance.
    • 1.
  • Horace Silver

    Mexican Hip Dance

    • Horace Silver - Retrospective.
    • Blue Note.
    • 6.
  • Woody Shaw

    Diversion Two

    • The Iron Men.
    • Muse.
    • 3.
  • Woody Shaw


    • Rosewood.
    • Columbia.
    • 1.
  • Woody Shaw

    Rahsaan's Run

    • Lotus Flower.
    • ENJA.
    • 1.
  • Woody Shaw

    Just A Ballad For Woody

    • Freddie Hubbard/Woody Shaw Double Take.
    • Blue Note.
    • 6.
  • Woody Shaw

    Stormy Weather

    • Imagination.
    • Muse.
    • 5.
  • Woody Shaw & Freddie Hubbard

    The Moontrane

    • The Eternal Triangle.
    • Blue Note.
    • 3.

Woody Shaw

Artists:             Eric Dolphy

Composers:    Fats Waller

Album Title:    Eric Dolphy ‎– Musical Prophet: The Expanded 1963 New    York Studio Sessions

Label:              Resonance HCD-2035. D1, Tr. 1

Performers:     Eric Dolphy (flute), Woody Shaw (trumpet), Bobby Hutcherson (vibes), Eddie Kahn (bass), J.C. Moses (drums)


TITLE             Mexican Hip Dance

Artists:             Horace Silver

Composers:   Horace Silver

Album Title:    Horace Silver - Retrospective

Label:            Blue Note 7243 95576 2 BB, Tr. 6;                    

Performers:     Woody Shaw (trumpet) Horace Silver (piano), Tyrone Washington (tenor sax) Larry Ridley (bass) Roger Humphries (drums)


TITLE             Diversion Two

Artists:           Woody Shaw

Composers:     Woody Shaw

Album Title:    The Iron Men

Label:              Muse MR 5160, Tr. 3                    

Performers:     Woody Shaw (flugelhorn), Cecil McBee (bass), Muhal Richard Abrams (piano)


TITLE           Rosewood

Artists:           Woody Shaw

Composers:   Woody Shaw

Album Title:    Rosewood

Label:       Columbia CK65519, Tr 1                 

Performers:     Woody Shaw (flugelhorn), Joe Henderson (tenor), Carter Jefferson (tenor sax)


TITLE           Rahsaan’s Run

Artists:             Woody Shaw

Composers:    Woody Shaw

Album Title:    Lotus Flower

Label:              ENJA 4018

Performers:     Woody Shaw (trumpet), Mulgrew Miller (piano), Stafford James (bass) Tony Reedus (drums), Steve Turre (trombone)


TITLE              Just a Ballad for Woody

Artists:             Freddie Hubbard/Woody Shaw

Composers:   T. Trainello, Woody Shaw

Album Title:   Freddie Hubbard/Woody Shaw Double Take

Label:            Blue Note CDP7462942, Tr. 6

Performers:     Woody Shaw (trumpet), Freddie Hubbard (trumpet), Kenny Garrett (flute) Mulgrew Miller (piano), Cecil McBee (bass) Carl Allen (drums)


TITLE             Stormy Weather

Artists:             Woody Shaw

Composers:    H. Arlen, T. Koehler

Album Title:    Imagination

Label:           Muse 600603

Performers:    Woody Shaw (trumpet), Steve Turre (trombone) Kirk Lightsey (piano), Ray Drummond (bass) Carl Allen (drums)


TITLE        The Moontrane

Artists:            Freddie Hubbard/Woody Shaw

Composers:   Woody Shaw

Album Title:   The Eternal Triangle

Label:          Blue Note CDP7480172 (1). Tr.3

Performers:   Woody Shaw (trumpet), Freddie Hubbard (trumpet)



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