Woody Shaw Discography

1965 (age 21)

Woody Shaw Quintet

Woody Shaw, trumpet; Joe Henderson, tenor sax; Larry Young, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Joe Chambers, drums.
NYC, December, 1965
CassandraniteMuse MR 5117, MR 5298
Obsequious-
Woody Shaw, trumpet; Joe Henderson, tenor sax; Herbie Hancock, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Joe Chambers, drums.
Baloo Baloo-
Three Muses-
Tetragon-
* Muse MR 5117   Woody Shaw - In The Beginning (not released)
* Muse MR 5298   Woody Shaw - In The Beginning
= Muse MCD 6007   Woody Shaw - Cassandranite
= 32 Jazz 32024   Woody Shaw - Last Of The Line - Cassandranite/Love Dance

1970

Woody Shaw

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 LegacyContemporary S7627/8
2.Think On Me-
3.Lost And Found-
4.New World-
5.Boo-Ann's Grand-
6.A Deed For Dolphy-
* Contemporary S7627/8, CCD-7627/28-2   Woody Shaw - Blackstone Legacy

1972

Woody Shaw Sextet

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 SongsContemporary S7632
2.The Goat And The Archer-
3.Love: For The One You Can't Have-
4.The Awakening-
* Contemporary S7632; Original Jazz Classics OJC-180, OJCCD-1893-2   Woody Shaw - Song Of Songs

1974 (age 30)

Woody Shaw Octet

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 #3-7; Victor Lewis, drums; Tony Waters, congas; Guilherme Franco, percussion.
Blue Rock Studio, NYC, December 11 & 18, 1974
1.The MoontraneMuse MR 5058
2.Are They Only Dreams-
3.Tapscott's Blues-
4.Sanyas-
5.Katrina Ballerina-
6.Tapscott's Blues (alternate take)Muse MCD 5472; 32 Jazz 32019
7.Katrina Ballerina (alternate take)-
* Muse MR 5058, MCD 5472; 32 Jazz 32019   Woody Shaw - The Moontrane

1975

Woody Shaw Nonet

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 DanceMuse MR 5074
Obsequious-
Sunbath-
Zoltan-
Soulfully I Love You (Black Spiritual Of Love)-
* Muse MR 5074   Woody Shaw - Love Dance
= 32 Jazz 32024   Woody Shaw - Last Of The Line - Cassandranite/Love Dance

1976

Woody Shaw Quintet

Woody Shaw, trumpet; Frank Strozier, alto sax; Ronnie Mathews, piano; Stafford James, bass; Eddie Moore, drums.
Blue Rock Studio, NYC, June 29, 1976
Jean MarieMuse MR 5103
Sashianova-
In Case You Haven't Heard-
Little Red's Fantasy-
Tomorrow's Destiny-
* Muse MR 5103; 32 Jazz 32126; Savoy Jazz SVY 17230   Woody Shaw - Little Red's Fantasy

The Woody Shaw Concert Ensemble

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 WindMuse MR 5139
Obsequious-
Jean Marie-
In The Land Of The Blacks (Bilad As Sudan)-
* Muse MR 5139   The Woody Shaw Concert Ensemble - At The Berliner Jazztage

1977

Woody Shaw With Anthony Braxton

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 ManMuse MR 5160
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-
* Muse MR 5160   Woody Shaw With Anthony Braxton - The Iron Men

Woody Shaw Quintet With Orchestra

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.RosewoodColumbia JC 35309
2.The Legend Of Cheops-
* Columbia JC 35309   Woody Shaw - Rosewood

Woody Shaw Quintet With Orchestra

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 YouColumbia JC 35309
2.Sun Showers-
* Columbia JC 35309   Woody Shaw - Rosewood

Woody Shaw Quintet

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 RunColumbia JC 35309
2.Theme For Maxine-
* Columbia JC 35309   Woody Shaw - Rosewood

1979

Woody Shaw Orchestra

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
CaravanConcord Jazz CJ-170
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-
* Concord Jazz CJ-170, CCD-4170   Woody Shaw - Woody And Friends At Monterey Jazz Festival 1979

1982

Woody Shaw Quintet

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 Danceenja (G) 4018
Game-
Lotus Flower-
Rhasan's Run-
Songs Of Song-
* enja (G) 4018, CD 4018-2   Woody Shaw - Lotus Flower

1983

Woody Shaw Quartet

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 LoveMuse MR 5318
2.All The Way-
3.Spiderman Blues-
4.The Touch Of Your Lips-
5.What's New-
6.When Love Is New-
* Muse MR 5318; 32 Jazz 32174   Woody Shaw - Setting Standards

1985 (age 41)

Woody Shaw With Tone Jansa Quartet

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
MidiTimeless (Du) SJP 221
Boland-
Call Mobility-
River-
Folk Song-
May-
* Timeless (Du) SJP 221   Woody Shaw With Tone Jansa Quartet

1986

Woody Shaw Quartet

Woody Shaw, trumpet; Geri Allen, piano; Robert Hurst, bass; Roy Brooks, drums.
"Baker's Keyboard Lounge", Detroit, MI, February 26, 1986
Bemsha SwingBlue Note CDP 7243 8 29029 2 8
Nutty-
In A Capricornian Way-
Star Eyes-
Theloniously Speaking-
* Blue Note CDP 7243 8 29029 2 8   Woody Shaw - Bemsha Swing

Woody Shaw Quartet

Woody Shaw, trumpet; Geri Allen, piano; Robert Hurst, bass; Roy Brooks, drums.: same personnel.
"Baker's Keyboard Lounge", Detroit, MI, February 27, 1986
Ginseng PeopleBlue Note CDP 7243 8 29029 2 8
Well You Needn't-
Eric-
United-
* Blue Note CDP 7243 8 29029 2 8   Woody Shaw - Bemsha Swing

Woody Shaw Sextet

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 YouMuse MR 5329
2.You Stepped Out Of A Dream-
3.Speak Low-
4.Solid-
5.It Might As Well Be Spring-
6.The Woody Woodpecker Song-
* Muse MR 5329, MCD 5329; 32 Jazz 32153; Savoy Jazz SVY 17298   Woody Shaw - Solid

1987

Woody Shaw Quartet

Woody Shaw, trumpet; Fred Henke, piano; Neil Swainson, bass; Alex Deutsch, drums.
"Bazillus", Zurich, Switzerland, February 7, 1987
The Organ GrinderIN+OUT Records (G) 7003-1
In Your Own Sweet Way-
The Dragon-
Just A Ballad For Woody-
Sippin' At Bells-
Joshua C.IN+OUT Records (G) IOR CD 7003-2
* IN+OUT Records (G) 7003-1, IOR CD 7003-2   Woody Shaw - In My Own Sweet Way

Woody Shaw Quartet

Woody Shaw, trumpet; Fred Henke, piano; Neil Swainson, bass; Alex Deutsch, drums.: same personnel.
"Muhle Hunziken", Bern, Switzerland, February 8, 1987
EstateIN+OUT Records (G) 7003-1
* IN+OUT Records (G) 7003-1, IOR CD 7003-2   Woody Shaw - In My Own Sweet Way

Woody Shaw Quintet

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 BellMuse MR 5338
Imagination-
Dat Dere-
You And The Night And The Music-
Stormy Weather-
Steve's Blues-
* Muse MR 5338, MCD 5338; 32 Jazz 32090   Woody Shaw - Imagination