Monday, November 28, 2016

Woody Shaw


























Artist:  Woody Shaw
Birth Name:  Woody Herman Shaw Jr.
Born:  December 24, 1944.  Laurinburg, North Carolina, USA
Died:  May 10, 1989 (Aged 44).  Manhattan, New York City, USA
Genre:  Jazz, Bebop, Hard Bop, Post-Bop, Modal Jazz, Avant-Garde Jazz, Neo-Bop, Jazz Instrument, Progressive Jazz, Trumpet Jazz
Occupation:  Musician, Bandleader, Composer, Educator
Instruments:  Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Cornet

Woody Shaw was an American Trumpeter, Flugelhornist, Cornetist, Composer and Bandleader.  He was one of the great Jazz Band Leaders and Innovators of his generation. His influenced artists such as Louis Armstrong, Harry James, Gillespie, Clifford Brown, Miles Davis, Kenny Dorham, Lee Morgan and others.  He described by NPR Music as "The Last Great Trumpet Innovator.














Artist:  Woody Shaw & Louis Hayes
Title:  The Tour Volume One  (2016)
Genre:  Jazz, Bebop, Hard Bop, Post-Bop, Modal Jazz, Avant-Garde Jazz, Neo-Bop, Jazz Instrument, Progressive Jazz, Trumpet Jazz
Label:  Highnote Records
Rating:   *****

Tracks:

 1.  The Moontrane  (11:48)
 2.  Obsequious  (11:50)
 3.  Book's Bossa  (11:27)
 4.  Ichi-Ban  (10:02)
 5.  Sun Bath  (8:51)
 6.  Invitation  (10:22)

Personnel:

Woody Shaw:  Trumpet
Junior Cook:  Tenor Saxophone
Ronnie Mathews:  Piano
Stafford James:  Bass
Louis Hayes:  Drums

The Tour Volume One is the live album by Woody Shaw & Louis Hayes, was released on June 17, 2016 by Highnote Records, recorded live at the Liederhalle Mozartsaal, Stuttgart on March 22, 1976.

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