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Woody Shaw
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Woody Herman Shaw, Jr. 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. 
December 24th, 1944 in Laurinburg  /  Died:   May 10th, 1989
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ActiveYearsEndYear : 1989
ActiveYearsStartYear : 1963
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AssociatedBand : Chick_Corea
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AssociatedBand : Jackie_McLean
AssociatedBand : Dexter_Gordon
AssociatedBand : Louis_Hayes
AssociatedBand : Hank_Mobley
AssociatedBand : Mal_Waldron
AssociatedBand : Tyrone_Washington
AssociatedBand : Larry_Young
AssociatedMusicalArtist : Art_Blakey
AssociatedMusicalArtist : McCoy_Tyner
AssociatedMusicalArtist : Freddie_Hubbard
AssociatedMusicalArtist : Eric_Dolphy
AssociatedMusicalArtist : Joe_Henderson
AssociatedMusicalArtist : Bobby_Hutcherson
AssociatedMusicalArtist : Horace_Silver
AssociatedMusicalArtist : Max_Roach
AssociatedMusicalArtist : Andrew_Hill
AssociatedMusicalArtist : Lionel_Hampton
AssociatedMusicalArtist : Chick_Corea
AssociatedMusicalArtist : Pharoah_Sanders
AssociatedMusicalArtist : Joe_Zawinul
AssociatedMusicalArtist : Jackie_McLean
AssociatedMusicalArtist : Dexter_Gordon
AssociatedMusicalArtist : Louis_Hayes
AssociatedMusicalArtist : Hank_Mobley
AssociatedMusicalArtist : Mal_Waldron
AssociatedMusicalArtist : Tyrone_Washington
AssociatedMusicalArtist : Larry_Young
Background : non_vocal_instrumentalist
BirthYear : 1944
BirthMonthAndDay : 12-24
BirthDate : 1944-12-24
BirthPlace : Laurinburg,_North_Carolina
BirthPlace : North_Carolina
BirthPlace : United_States
DeathDate : 1989-05-10
DeathPlace : Manhattan
DeathPlace : New_York_City
DeathPlace : United_States
DeathPlace : Bellevue_Hospital_Center
DeathYear : 1989
Genre : Jazz
Genre : Bebop
Genre : Hard_bop
Genre : Post-bop
Genre : Modal_jazz
Genre : Avant-garde_jazz
Hometown : Newark,_New_Jersey
Hometown : United_States
Instrument : Trumpet
Instrument : Flugelhorn
Instrument : Cornet
RecordLabel : Columbia_Records
RecordLabel : Muse_Records
RecordLabel : Elektra_Records
RecordLabel : Blue_Note_Records
RecordLabel : Fantasy_Records
RecordLabel : Contemporary_Records
RecordLabel : Concord_Music_Group
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