Newly Discovered Performance!
Elemental Music presents a complete previously unissued quintet performance by the great Woody Shaw recorded live at the Foyer Stadttheater, in Basel, Switzerland, on January 16, 1980. This outstanding concert features Shaw in the company of saxophonist Carter Jefferson, pianist Larry Willis, bassist Stafford James, and drummer Victor Lewis. This gatefold edition includes rare photographs and special essays by famed jazz producer Michael Cuscuna and by Shaw's son Woody Shaw III.
"The Last Great Trumpet Innovator" - NPR Music
"With tapes emerging constantly, it is quite amazing how consistently brilliant Woody's performances were throughout his professional career. Add these to that extraordinary legacy." - Michael Cuscuna (November 2018)
• Limited Edition
• 180g Virgin Vinyl
• Newly discovered performance
• Celebrating the 75th anniversary of the life & legacy of Woody Shaw
• Gatefold jacket
• Special essays by famed Jazz producer Michael Cuscuna & Shaw's son Woody Shaw III
• All tracks previously unissued
• Made in the EU
Woody Shaw, trumpet, fluegelhorn
Carter Jefferson, tenor & soprano sax
Larry Willis, piano
Stafford James, bass
Victor Lewis, drums
1. Love Dance
1. 'Round Midnight
3. Theme For Maxine
Recorded live at Foyer Stadttheater, Basel, Switzerland, Wednesday, January 16, 1980.