John Shaw Leader Entry
by Michael Fitzgerald

Generated on Sun, Oct 02, 2011


Date: 1984
Label: Aisha

John Shaw (ldr), John Shaw (f, ss, ts), David Schnitter (ts), Kurt Ranno (fh), Bill Bickford (g), Don Friedman (p), Calvin Hill (b), Chip White (d), Candido Camero (per)

a. 01    Color Me Blue And Green - 4:44  (John F. Shaw) / arr: John Shaw
b. 02    Aisha - 5:18  (John F. Shaw) / arr: John Shaw
c. 03    New Horizons - 8:00  (John F. Shaw) / arr: John Shaw
d. 04    Timeless - 2:25  (John F. Shaw) / arr: John Shaw
e. 05    Spirits Fly With The Wind - 5:22  (John F. Shaw) / arr: John Shaw
f. 06    Tivoli Gardens - 8:39  (John F. Shaw) / arr: John Shaw
g. 07    Bombay Express - 8:20  (John F. Shaw) / arr: John Shaw
All titles on:      Aisha LP 12": ASR 1001 — Spirits Fly With The Wind   

Kurt Ranno (fh) on e.


Date: 1984
Label: Aisha

John Shaw (ldr), John Shaw (f, ss, ts), Frank Wess (f, ts), Pete Yellin (f, cl, as), David Schnitter (ts), Johnny Coles, Gerry Lafurn, Greg Ruvolo (t), Gerard Carelli (tb), Dale Turk (tu), Bill Bickford (g), Don Friedman (p), Jeff Franzel (syn), Calvin Hill (b), Chip White (d), Candido Camero (per), Tom Briggs (v)

a. 01    Sun And Moon Dance - 6:47  (John F. Shaw) / arr: John Shaw
b. 02    Blue On Blue - 8:54  (John F. Shaw) / arr: John Shaw
c. 03    Che Lo Ne - 8:49  (John F. Shaw) / arr: John Shaw
d. 04    Is It Now In Season? - 6:21  (John F. Shaw) / arr: John Shaw
All titles on:      Aisha LP 12": ASR 1002 — Assemblage   

Date: 1984
Label: Aisha

John Shaw (ldr), John Shaw (f, ss, ts), Mitch Endrick (ts), David Gale, Kurt Ranno (t), Joe Petrizzo (tb), Jon Goldman (btb), Jeff Sigman (g), Juan Salazar (key), Jeff Franzel (syn), Ernest Provencher (b), Bruce Ditmas (d), Marion Cowings (v)

a. 01    Serious Fruits And Roots  (Kurt Ranno, John F. Shaw) / arr: Kurt Ranno, John Shaw
b. 02    Plum Cakes  (Kurt Ranno, John F. Shaw) / arr: Kurt Ranno, John Shaw
Both titles on:      Aisha LP 12": ASR 1002 — Assemblage   

Marion Cowings (v) on b.

Don Friedman does not appear on these two selections.


Date: 1986
Label: Aisha

John Shaw (ldr), John Shaw (f, ss, ts), Bill Bickford (g, syn), Don Friedman (p), Jeff Fuller (b), Ignacio Berroa (d), Guilherme Franco (per), Sue Maskaleris, Nik Munson (v)

a. 01    The Whirlpool - 5:07  (John F. Shaw) / arr: John Shaw
b. 02    Carla's Here - 5:42  (Kurt Ranno) / arr: John Shaw
c. 03    Nigel - 6:27  (John F. Shaw) / arr: John Shaw
d. 04    Water Prelude - 1:35  (John F. Shaw) / arr: John Shaw
e. 05    The Water Gypsies - 4:13  (John F. Shaw) / arr: John Shaw
f. 06    Turquoise Reborn - 3:30  (John F. Shaw) / arr: John Shaw
g. 07    Turquoise Once Again - 5:49  (John F. Shaw) / arr: John Shaw
h. 08    Gillespie's Roll - 5:06  (Kurt Ranno) / arr: John Shaw
All titles on:      Aisha LP 12": ASR 1003 — The Water Gypsies   

Date: October 1986
Location: Universal Jazz Coalition, New York City
Label: [private recording]

John Shaw (ldr), John Shaw (f, ss, ts), Pete Yellin (f, cl, as), Terry Vetmola (ts), Bob Maness (bar), Gerry Lafurn, Jim Powell, Jack Walrath (t), Randy Andos (tb), Dale Turk (tu), Bill Bickford (g), Don Friedman (p), Jeff Fuller (b), Eliot Zigmund (d), Guilherme Franco (per)

a. 01    Minority  (Gigi Gryce) / arr: John Shaw
b. 02    M. E. R. Clinic  (John F. Shaw) / arr: John Shaw
c. 03    Everyday Is A New Beginning arr: John Shaw
d. 04    Spirits Fly With The Wind  (John F. Shaw) / arr: John Shaw
e. 05    New Horizons  (John F. Shaw) / arr: John Shaw
f. 06    Unknown John Shaw Original  (John F. Shaw) / arr: John Shaw
g. 07    Love In The Open  (Warren I. Smith) / arr: John Shaw
h. 08    Aluminum Baby  (Jaki Byard) / arr: John Shaw

Group known as Assemblage.

Unknown additional musicians.

Composer of "Minority" needs confirmation.