Woody Shaw Catalog

1965 (age 21)

Woody Shaw - In The Beginning  (Muse MR 5298)

Woody Shaw, trumpet; Joe Henderson, tenor sax; Larry Young, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Joe Chambers, drums.

NYC, December, 1965

Cassandranite
Obsequious

Woody Shaw, trumpet; Joe Henderson, tenor sax; Herbie Hancock, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Joe Chambers, drums.

Baloo Baloo
Three Muses
Tetragon

** also issued on Muse MCD 6007 as "Cassandranite".
** part of 32 Jazz 32024 as "Last Of The Line - Cassandranite/Love Dance".

1970

Woody Shaw - Blackstone Legacy  (Contemporary S7627/8)

Woody Shaw, trumpet; Gary Bartz, left channel alto, soprano sax; Bennie Maupin, right channel tenor sax, bass clarinet, flute; George Cables, piano, electric piano; Ron Carter, left channel bass #2-6; Clint Houston, right channel bass #1,2,4-6; Lenny White, drums.

A&R Studios, NYC, December 8 & 9, 1970

1.Blackstone Legacy
2.Think On Me
3.Lost And Found
4.New World
5.Boo-Ann's Grand
6.A Deed For Dolphy

** also issued on Contemporary CCD-7627/28-2.

1972

Woody Shaw - Song Of Songs  (Contemporary S7632)

Woody Shaw, trumpet; Ramon Morris, tenor sax #1,3; Bennie Maupin, tenor sax #2; Emanuel Boyd, tenor sax, flute; George Cables, piano, electric piano; Henry Franklin, bass; Woodrow Theus II, drums, percussion.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, September 15 & 18, 1972

1.Song Of Songs
2.The Goat And The Archer
3.Love: For The One You Can't Have
4.The Awakening

** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC-180, OJCCD-1893-2.

1974 (age 30)

Woody Shaw - The Moontrane  (Muse MR 5058)

Woody Shaw, trumpet; Steve Turre, trombone; Azar Lawrence, tenor, soprano sax; Onaje Allen Gumbs, piano, electric piano; Buster Williams, bass #1,2; Cecil McBee, bass #3-5; Victor Lewis, drums; Tony Waters, congas; Guilherme Franco, percussion.

Blue Rock Studio, NYC, December 11 & 18, 1974

1.The Moontrane
2.Are They Only Dreams
3.Tapscott's Blues
4.Sanyas
5.Katrina Ballerina

** also issued on Muse MCD 5472; 32 Jazz 32019.

Woody Shaw - The Moontrane  (Muse MCD 5472)

Woody Shaw, trumpet; Steve Turre, trombone; Azar Lawrence, tenor, soprano sax; Onaje Allen Gumbs, piano, electric piano; Cecil McBee, bass; Victor Lewis, drums; Tony Waters, congas; Guilherme Franco, percussion.

Blue Rock Studio, NYC, December 11 & 18, 1974

Tapscott's Blues (alternate take)
Katrina Ballerina (alternate take)

** reissue of Muse MR 5058 + 2 bonus tracks.

1975

Woody Shaw - Love Dance  (Muse MR 5074)

Woody Shaw, trumpet; Steve Turre, trombone, bass trombone; Rene McLean, soprano, alto sax; Billy Harper, tenor sax; Joe Bonner, piano; Cecil McBee, bass; Victor Lewis, drums; Tony Waters, congas; Guilherme Franco, percussion.

Blue Rock Studio, NYC, November, 1975

Love Dance
Obsequious
Sunbath
Zoltan
Soulfully I Love You (Black Spiritual Of Love)

** part of 32 Jazz 32024 as "Last Of The Line - Cassandranite/Love Dance".

1976

Woody Shaw - Little Red's Fantasy  (Muse MR 5103)

Woody Shaw, trumpet; Frank Strozier, alto sax; Ronnie Mathews, piano; Stafford James, bass; Eddie Moore, drums.

Blue Rock Studio, NYC, June 29, 1976

Jean Marie
Sashianova
In Case You Haven't Heard
Little Red's Fantasy
Tomorrow's Destiny

** also issued on 32 Jazz 32126; Savoy Jazz SVY 17230.

The Woody Shaw Concert Ensemble - At The Berliner Jazztage  (Muse MR 5139)

Woody Shaw, trumpet, percussion; Slide Hampton, trombone, percussion; Rene McLean, alto sax, flute, percussion; Frank Foster, tenor, soprano sax, percussion; Ronnie Mathews, piano; Stafford James, bass; Louis Hayes, drums.

"Berlin Jazz Festival", Berlin, West Germany, November 6, 1976

Hello To The Wind
Obsequious
Jean Marie
In The Land Of The Blacks (Bilad As Sudan)

1977

Woody Shaw With Anthony Braxton - The Iron Men  (Muse MR 5160)

Woody Shaw, trumpet; Arthur Blythe, alto sax; Muhal Richard Abrams, piano; Cecil McBee, bass; Joe Chambers, drums.

Blue Rock Studio, NYC, April 6 & 13, 1977

Iron Man

Woody Shaw, cornet; Anthony Braxton, clarinet; Muhal Richard Abrams, piano; Cecil McBee, bass; Victor Lewis, drums.

Jitterbug Waltz

Woody Shaw, trumpet; Anthony Braxton, alto sax; Muhal Richard Abrams, piano; Cecil McBee, bass; Joe Chambers, drums.

Symmetry

Woody Shaw, flugelhorn; Muhal Richard Abrams, piano; Cecil McBee, bass.

Diversion One

Woody Shaw, trumpet; Anthony Braxton, soprano sax; Arthur Blythe, alto sax; Muhal Richard Abrams, piano; Cecil McBee, bass; Victor Lewis, drums.

Song Of Songs

Woody Shaw, flugelhorn; Muhal Richard Abrams, piano; Cecil McBee, bass.

Diversion Two

Woody Shaw - Rosewood  (Columbia JC 35309)

Woody Shaw, trumpet, flugelhorn; Janice Robinson, trombone; Steve Turre, trombone, bass trombone; Art Webb, flute; Frank Wess, flute, piccolo; Jimmy Vass, alto, soprano sax; Joe Henderson, tenor sax; Carter Jefferson, Rene McLean, tenor, soprano sax; Lois Colin, harp #2; Onaje Allan Gumbs, piano, electric piano; Clint Houston, bass; Victor Lewis, drums; Sammy Figueroa, congas; Armen Halburian, percussion.

Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC, December 15, 1977

1.Rosewood
2.The Legend Of Cheops

Woody Shaw, trumpet, flugelhorn; Janice Robinson, trombone #1; Steve Turre, trombone, bass trombone; Art Webb, flute; Frank Wess, flute, piccolo #1; Jimmy Vass, alto, soprano sax; Joe Henderson, tenor sax #2; Carter Jefferson, Rene McLean, tenor, soprano sax; Onaje Allan Gumbs, piano, electric piano; Clint Houston, bass; Victor Lewis, drums; Armen Halburian, percussion #2.

Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC, December 17, 1977

1.Everytime I See You
2.Sun Showers

Woody Shaw, trumpet, flugelhorn; Carter Jefferson, tenor sax #1; Joe Henderson, tenor sax #2; Onaje Allan Gumbs, piano; Clint Houston, bass; Victor Lewis, drums.

Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC, December 19, 1977

1.Rahsaan's Run
2.Theme For Maxine

1979

Woody Shaw - Woody And Friends At Monterey Jazz Festival 1979  (Concord Jazz CJ-170)

Dizzy Gillespie, Woody Shaw, trumpet; Tim Burke, Bill Byrne, Jim Powell, Kitt Reid, Ron Rodriguez, trumpet, flugelhorn; Slide Hampton, Nelson Hinds, Birch Johnson, trombone; Larry Shunk, bass trombone; Woody Herman, clarinet, alto, soprano sax; Bob Belden, Stan Getz, tenor sax; Dick Mitchell, tenor sax, flute, alto flute, oboe, piccolo; Frank Tiberi, tenor sax, flute, bassoon; Gary Smulyan, baritone sax; Dave Lalama, piano; Dave LaRocca, bass; Ed Soph, drums.

"Monterey Jazz Festival", Monterey, CA, September 15, 1979

Caravan
I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good
Countdown
Better Git Hit In Your Soul
Woody'n You
What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life
Manteca

** also issued on Concord Jazz CCD-4170.

1980

Woody Shaw Quintet - Basel 1980  (Elemental Music (Eu) 5990432)

Woody Shaw, trumpet, flugelhorn; Carter Jefferson, tenor, soprano sax; Larry Willis, piano; Stafford James, bass; Victor Lewis, drums.

"Foyer Stadttheater", Basel, Switzerland, January 16, 1980

Invitation
Seventh Avenue
In Your Own Sweet Way
Stepping Stone

same session.

Love Dance
'Round Midnight
Teotihuacan
Theme For Maxine

Woody Shaw, trumpet; Mulgrew Miller, piano; Stafford James, bass; Tony Reedus, drums.

live in Lustenau, Austria, June 20, 1981

We'll Be Together Again

** reissue of Elemental Music (Eu) 5990532 + 5 bonus tracks.

1981

Woody Shaw - Tokyo '81  (Elemental Music (Eu) 5990429)

Woody Shaw, trumpet, flugelhorn; Steve Turre, trombone, percussion; Mulgrew Miller, piano; Stafford James, bass; Tony Reedus, drums.

live in Tokyo, Japan, December 7, 1981

Rosewood
'Round Midnight
Apex
From Moment To Moment
Song Of Songs
Theme For Maxine

** reissue of Elemental Music (Eu) 5990529 + 2 bonus tracks.

1982

Woody Shaw - Lotus Flower  (enja (G) 4018)

Woody Shaw, trumpet; Steve Turre, trombone, bass trombone; Mulgrew Miller, piano; Stafford James, bass; Tony Reedus, drums.

Vanguard Studios, NYC, January 7, 1982

Eastern Joy Dance
Game
Lotus Flower
Rhasan's Run
Songs Of Song

** also issued on enja (G) CD 4018-2.

1983

Woody Shaw Quartet - Live In Bremen 1983  (Elemental Music (Eu) 5990430)

Woody Shaw, trumpet, flugelhorn; Mulgrew Miller, piano; Stafford James, bass; Tony Reedus, drums.

"Post Aula", Bremen, West Germany, January 18, 1983

You And The Night And The Music
Rahsaan's Run
Eastern Joy Dance
Pressing The Issue
The Organ Grinder

same session.

Katrina Ballerina
Diane
400 Years Ago Tomorrow / The Theme
Sweet Love Of Mine

** reissue of Elemental Music (Eu) 5990530 + 5 bonus tracks.

Woody Shaw - Setting Standards  (Muse MR 5318)

Woody Shaw, flugelhorn #1,2,4,6, trumpet #3,5; Cedar Walton, piano; Buster Williams, bass; Victor Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 1, 1983

1.There Is No Greater Love
2.All The Way
3.Spiderman Blues
4.The Touch Of Your Lips
5.What's New
6.When Love Is New

** also issued on 32 Jazz 32174.

1985 (age 41)

Woody Shaw With Tone Jansa Quartet  (Timeless (Du) SJP 221)

Woody Shaw, trumpet, flugelhorn; Tone Jansa, tenor, soprano sax, flute; Renato Chicco, piano; Peter Herbert, bass; Dragan Gajic, drums.

Studio 44, Monster, Netherlands, April 3, 1985

Midi
Boland
Call Mobility
River
Folk Song
May

1986

Woody Shaw - Bemsha Swing  (Blue Note CDP 7243 8 29029 2 8)

Woody Shaw, trumpet; Geri Allen, piano; Robert Hurst, bass; Roy Brooks, drums.

"Baker's Keyboard Lounge", Detroit, MI, February 26, 1986

Bemsha Swing
Nutty
In A Capricornian Way
Star Eyes
Theloniously Speaking

same personnel.

"Baker's Keyboard Lounge", Detroit, MI, February 27, 1986

Ginseng People
Well You Needn't
Eric
United

Woody Shaw - Solid  (Muse MR 5329)

Woody Shaw, trumpet; Kenny Garrett, alto sax #1,3,4; Kenny Barron, piano; Peter Leitch, guitar #4; Neil Swainson, bass; Victor Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 24, 1986

1.There Will Never Be Another You
2.You Stepped Out Of A Dream
3.Speak Low
4.Solid
5.It Might As Well Be Spring
6.The Woody Woodpecker Song

** also issued on Muse MCD 5329; 32 Jazz 32153; Savoy Jazz SVY 17298.

1987

Woody Shaw - In My Own Sweet Way  (IN+OUT Records (G) 7003-1)

Woody Shaw, trumpet; Fred Henke, piano; Neil Swainson, bass; Alex Deutsch, drums.

"Bazillus", Zurich, Switzerland, February 7, 1987

The Organ Grinder
In Your Own Sweet Way
The Dragon
Just A Ballad For Woody
Sippin' At Bells

same personnel.

"Muhle Hunziken", Bern, Switzerland, February 8, 1987

Estate

** also issued on IN+OUT Records (G) IOR CD 7003-2.

Woody Shaw - In My Own Sweet Way  (IN+OUT Records (G) IOR CD 7003-2)

Woody Shaw, trumpet; Fred Henke, piano; Neil Swainson, bass; Alex Deutsch, drums.: same personnel.

"Bazillus", Zurich, Switzerland, February 7, 1987

Joshua C.

** reissue of IN+OUT Records (G) 7003-1 + 1 bonus track.

Woody Shaw - Imagination  (Muse MR 5338)

Woody Shaw, trumpet; Steve Turre, trombone; Kirk Lightsey, piano; Ray Drummond, bass; Carl Allen, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 24, 1987

If I Were A Bell
Imagination
Dat Dere
You And The Night And The Music
Stormy Weather
Steve's Blues

** also issued on Muse MCD 5338; 32 Jazz 32090.