Woody Shaw records ‘Rosewood,’ an album for Columbia (1978)

Woody Shaw’s ‘Rosewood’ is an album recorded on December 15-19, 1977 with a sextet and released in 1978 by Columbia.

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Woody Shaw's 'Rosewood' is an album recorded on December 15-19, 1977 with a sextet and released in 1978 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Rosewood (Woody Shaw ) - 07:11 . 2.Everytime I See You (Onaje Allan Gumbs) - 07:14 . 3.The Legend Of The Cheops (Victor Lewis) - 06:03 . 4.Rahsaan'S Run (Woody Shaw )

Track Listing : 1.Rosewood (Woody Shaw ) – 07:11 . 2.Everytime I See You (Onaje Allan Gumbs) – 07:14 . 3.The Legend Of The Cheops (Victor Lewis) – 06:03 . 4.Rahsaan’S Run (Woody Shaw ) – 05:10 . 5.Sunshowers (Clint Houston) – 07:48 . 6.Theme For Maxine (Woody Shaw ) – 07:15

Musicians : Woody Shaw – Trumpet Except (6), Flugelhorn On (6) . Carter Jefferson – Tenor Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone Except (6) . Joe Henderson – Tenor Saxophone Except (4) . Frank Wess – Flute, Piccolo Flute Except (4 – 6) . Art Webb – Flute Except (4 – 6) . James Vass – Soprano Saxophone, Alto Saxophone Except (4 – 6) . Steve Turre – Trombone, Bass Trombone Except (4 – 6) . Janice Robinson – Trombone Except (4 – 6) . Onaje Allan Gumbs – Piano, Electric Piano . Clint Houston – Bass . Victor Lewis – Drums . Sammy Figueroa – Congas (Tracks 1 – 3) . Armen Halburian – Percussion Except (4 – 6) . Lois Colin – Harp On (1 – 3)

Production : Produced By Michael Cuscuna . Clint Houston, Victor Lewis, Woody Shaw, Larry Willis . Mark Wilder – Mastering

Arrangements : Clint Houston, Victor Lewis, Woody Shaw, Larry Willis

Package : Michael Cuscuna – Liner Notes . Howard Fritzson – Art Direction . Don Hunstein – Photography . Randall Martin – Design

Recorded On December 15-19, 1977 At Cbs 30Th Street Studio, New York City.

Released In 1978 By Columbia.

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jazzREVIEW
The album Rosewood – dedicated to the Shaw’s parents – was a real masterpiece even considering the 14 elements orchestra that Shaw could gather leveraging the budget that Cuscuna allocated specifically to support this project. […]

Zappaholic @ RateYourMusic
In other words it’s generally less interesting. It definitely sounds like it was recorded in the 70’s, which is not a good thing. […]

Sideways to Sound
The program was extraordinary. All the musicians, I remember a black American pianist and young Michael Clifton giving their best. Unfortunately Woody Shaw was suffering from an incurable eye disease and was losing his eyesight rapidly. […]

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