The Record Collection

Woody Shaw: The Complete CBS Studio Recordings of Woody Shaw (1977-81)

Mosaic MD3-142

Complete CBS Studio Recordings

Track list:

CD1: [A-23106]
101 – The Legend of the Cheops (A)
102 – Rosewood (A)-1
103 – Everytime I See You (B)-1
104 – Sunshowers (B)-2
105 – Rahsaan’s Run (C)-1
106 – Theme for Maxine (C)-2
107 – Woody I (D)
108 – Woody II (D)-1
109 – Woody III (E)

CD2: [A-23107]
201 – To Kill A Brick (F)
202 – Organ Grinder (G)
203 – We’ll Be Together Again (M)
204 – Time Is Right (H)-1
205 – Why (H)
206 – Joshua C. (I)
207 – Teotihuacan (I)
208 – Isabel The Liberator (J)
209 – Ginseng People (K)
210 – OPEC (L)

CD3: [A-23108]
301 – United (N)
302 – Pressing The Issue (N)
303 – Katrina Ballerina (N)
304 – The Greene Street Caper (O)
305 – What Is This Thing Called Love (P)
305 – Blues For Wood (P)

Personnel:

(1978) Rosewood [JC 35309] (1)

(A) CBS 30th Street Studio, NYC, December 15, 1977:
Woody Shaw (tp, flg), Joe henderson (ts), Frank Wess (fl, picc), Art Webb (fl), James Wess (ss, as), Rene McLean (ss, ts), Carter Jefferson (ss, ts), Steve Turre (tb, b tb), Janice Robinson (tb), Onaje Allan Gumbs (p, elec p), Clint Houston (b), Victor Lewis (d), Sammy Figueroa (cga), Armen Halburian (perc), Lois Colin (harp)

(A)-1: omit Colin

(B) CBS 30th Street Studio, NYC, December 17, 1977:
Woody Shaw (tp, flg), Joe henderson (ts), Frank Wess (fl, picc), Art Webb (fl), James Wess (ss, as), Rene McLean (ss, ts), Carter Jefferson (ss, ts), Steve Turre (tb, b tb), Janice Robinson (tb), Onaje Allan Gumbs (p, elec p), Clint Houston (b), Victor Lewis (d), Sammy Figueroa (cga)

(B)-1: omit: Henderson and Halburian
(B)-2: omit Wess and Robinson

(C) CBS 30th Street Studio, NYC, December 19, 1977:
Woody Shaw (tp-1, flg-2), Carter Jefferson (ts)-1, Joe Henderson (ts)-2, Onaje Allan Gumbs (p), Clint Houston (b), Victor Lewis (d)

(1979) Woody III [JC 35977] (1)

(D) C & I Recording Studio, NYc, January 18, 1979:
Woody Shaw (cor), Charles Sullivan (tp), Rene McLean (SS), James Spaulding (as), Carter Jefferson (ts), Curtis FUller (tb), Steve Turre (tb, b tb), Onaje Allan Gumbs (p), Buster Williams (b), Victor Lewis (d), Azzedin Weston (cga), Nobu Urushiyama (perc)

(D)-1: omit Weston & Urushiyama

(E) C & I Recording Studio, NYC, January 19, 1979:
Woody Shaw (flg), Rene McLean, James Spaulding (fl), Carter Jefferson (ts), Curtis Fuller (tb), Steve Turre (b tb), Onaje Allan Gumbs (p), Buster Williams (b), Victor Lewis (d), Azzedin Weston, Nobu Urushiyama (perc)

(F) C & I Recording Studio, NYC, January 19, 1979:
Note: Spaulding is heard in the right channel and McLean in the left
Woody Shaw (cor), James Spaulding (as), Rene McLean (as), Onaje Allan (p), Buster Williams (b), Victor Lewis (d)

(G) CBS 52nd Street Studio B, NYC, January 24,1979:
Woody Shaw (flg), George Cables (p), Buster Williams (b), Victor Lewis (d)

(1980) For Sure! [FC 36383] (1)

(H) CBS 52nd Street Studio B, NYC, December 17, 1979:
Woody Shaw (tp, flg), James Spaulding (fl), Gary Bartz (as), Carter Jefferson (ss, ts), Curtis Fuller (tb), Steve Turre (tb, b tb), Larry Willis (p), Stafford James (b), Victor Lewis (d), Nana Vasconcelos (perc), Judi Singh (vcl)

(H)-1: overdubbed on January 4, 1980:
Gayle Dixon, Winterton Garvey (violin), Maxine Roach, Veronica Salas (viola), Akua Dixon, Richard Locker (cello)

(I) CBS 52nd Street Studio B, NYC, December 18, 1979:
Woody Shaw (tp, flg), Gary Bartz (as), Carter Jefferson (ss, ts), Curtis Fuller (tb), Larry Willis (p), Stafford James (b), Victor Lewis (d)

(J) CBS 52nd Street Studio B, NYC, December 19, 1979:
Woody Shaw (tp, flg), James Spaulding (fl), Gary Bartz (as), Carter Jefferson (ts), Curtis Fuller (tb), Larry Willis (p), Stafford James (b), Victor Lewis (d), Nana Vasconcelos (perc)

(K) CBS 52nd, Street Studio B, NYC, December 20, 1979:
Woody Shaw (flg), Carter Jefferson (ts), Curtis Fuller (tb), Larry Willis (p), Stafford James (b), Victor Lewis (d)

(L) CBS 52nd Street Studio B, NYC, December 27, 1979:
Woody Shaw (tp), Gary Bartz (as), Steve Turre (tb), Larry Willis (p), Stafford James (b), Victor Lewis (d)

(M) CBS 52nd Street Studio B, NYC, December 27, 1979:
Woody Shaw (tp), Larry Willis (p), Stafford James (b), Victor Lewis (d), Gayle Dixon, Winterton Garvey (violin), Maxine Roach, Veronica Salas (viola), Akua Dixon, Richard Locker (cello)

 (1981) United [FC 37390] (1)

(N) Right Track Studios, NYC, March 7, 1981:
Woody Shaw (tp, flg), Steve Turre (tb), Mulgrew Miller (p), Stafford James (b), Tony Reedus (d)

(O) Right Track Studios, NYC, March 9, 1981:
Woody Shaw (tp, flg), Steve Turre (tb), Mulgrew Miller (p), Stafford James (b), Tony Reedus (d)

(P) Right Track Studios, NYC, March 17, 1981:
Woody Shaw (to, flg), Gary Bartz (as), Mulgrew Miller (p) , Stafford James (b), Tony Reedus (d)

Original sessions and re-issue Producer: Michael Cuscuna
Executive Producer for original sessions: Maxine Gregg
Executive Producer for Mosaic: Charlie Lourie

Recording Engineer:
(D-F): Elvin Campbell;
(N-P): David Stone;
(all others): Don Puluse

The Official Woody Shaw Discography: woodyshaw.com/discography/

Complete CBS Studio Recordings (4 discog 1)

Complete CBS Studio Recordings (4 discog 2)

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