"Woody Shaw was a sparkling trumpeter whose clean lines and forthright attack shimmered with life and invention." -Financial Times
Woody Shaw: The Complete Muse Sessions (7 CDs) (2013)
"Woody Shaw, the incisive and influential post-bop trumpeter, released some of his strongest work on Muse Records in the 1970s… This survey of that output organized by Michael Cuscuna, his former producer, and Woody Shaw III, his son — renews the case for his peerless achievement as an improviser on his instrument, from both a technical and conceptual vantage." -Nate Chinen, New York Times | Read | Buy
"Some of the most influential and individualistic artistic statements by a jazz artist in the 20th century." -All Music
"The Last Great Trumpet Innovator"
"Shaw, who died in 1989 at age 44, was perhaps the trumpeter of the 1970s, an icon for the 'Young Lion' generation that followed. Often described as the instrument's last great innovator." -NPR Music | Read