BirthdayDecember 24, 1944
BirthplaceLaurinburg, USA

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Woody Shaw

    Full name: Woody Shaw
    Also known as: Woody Shaw, Shaw, Woody
    Professions: American musician
    Occupation: Musician, bandleader, composer, educator

  2. Woody Shaw Death information

    Died: Wednesday, 10th of May, 1989 (Age: 44)

  3. Woody Shaw Biography

    Woody Herman Shaw, Jr. (December 24, 1944 – May 10, 1989) was an American virtuoso trumpeter, flugelhornist, cornetist, composer and band leader, described by NPR Music as "the last great trumpet innovator".Shaw is regarded as one of the great jazz band leaders and innovators of his generation. Born with a photographic memory and perfect pitch, he was considered to have been generations ahead of his time.

  4. Woody Shaw Family

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