Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 The Legend of Cheops
6:06
2 Rosewood
7:15
3 Everytime I See You
7:15
4 Sunshowers
7:51
5 Rahsaan's Run
5:14
6 Theme for Maxine
7:17
7 Woody I
7:21
8 Woody II
6:55
9 Woody III
8:30
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 To Kill a Brick
7:42
2 Organ Grinder
5:34
3 We'll Be Together Again
5:46
4 Time Is Right
4:29
5 Why
4:53
6 Joshua C.
7:13
7 Teotihuacan
7:18
8 Isabel the Liberator
8:30
9 Ginseng People
5:32
10 OPEC
5:22
CD 3
# Title Rating Length
1 United
5:21
2 Pressing the Issue
7:05
3 Katrina Ballerina
5:42
4 The Greene Street Caper
5:31
5 What Is This Thing Called Love
9:42
6 Blues for Wood
7:19

Credits

CD 1

trumpet:
Woody Shaw (1977-12-19) (track 5)
Charles Sullivan (trumpet player) (1979-01-18) (tracks 7–8)
cornet:
Woody Shaw (1979-01-18) (tracks 7–8)
drums:
Victor Lewis (drums) (1977-12-15) (tracks 1–2)
Victor Lewis (drums) (1977-12-17) (tracks 3–4)
Victor Lewis (drums) (1977-12-19) (tracks 5–6)
Victor Lewis (drums) (1979-01-18) (tracks 7–8)
Victor Lewis (drums) (1979-01-19) (track 9)
soprano saxophone:
René McLean (1979-01-18) (tracks 7–8)
flute:
Artie Webb (flutist) (1977-12-15) (tracks 1–2)
Frank Wess (1977-12-15) (tracks 1–2)
Artie Webb (flutist) (1977-12-17) (tracks 3–4)
Frank Wess (1977-12-17) (tracks 3–4)
René McLean (1979-01-19) (track 9)
James Spaulding (Jazz) (1979-01-19) (track 9)
bass:
Clint Houston (1977-12-15) (tracks 1–2)
Clint Houston (1977-12-17) (tracks 3–4)
Clint Houston (1977-12-19) (tracks 5–6)
Buster Williams (1979-01-18) (tracks 7–8)
Buster Williams (1979-01-19) (track 9)
electric piano:
Onaje Allan Gumbs (1977-12-17) (track 3)
percussion:
Armen Halburian (1977-12-15) (tracks 1–2)
Armen Halburian (1977-12-17) (tracks 3–4)
Azzedin Weston (1979-01-19) (track 9)
alto saxophone:
James Spaulding (Jazz) (1979-01-18) (tracks 7–8)
saxophone:
Carter Jefferson (1977-12-15) (tracks 1–2)
René McLean (1977-12-15) (tracks 1–2)
James Vass (1977-12-15) (tracks 1–2)
Carter Jefferson (1977-12-17) (track 3)
René McLean (1977-12-17) (track 3)
James Vass (1977-12-17) (tracks 3–4)
piano:
Onaje Allan Gumbs (1977-12-15) (tracks 1–2)
Onaje Allan Gumbs (1977-12-17) (track 4)
Onaje Allan Gumbs (1977-12-19) (tracks 5–6)
Onaje Allan Gumbs (1979-01-18) (tracks 7–8)
Onaje Allan Gumbs (1979-01-19) (track 9)
piccolo:
Frank Wess (1977-12-15) (tracks 1–2)
Frank Wess (1977-12-17) (track 3)
bass trombone:
Steve Turre (1977-12-15) (tracks 1–2)
Steve Turre (1977-12-17) (track 3)
Steve Turre (1979-01-18) (tracks 7–8)
Steve Turre (1979-01-19) (track 9)
bass trombone and trombone:
Steve Turre (1977-12-17) (track 4)
tenor saxophone:
Joe Henderson (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (1977-12-17) (track 3)
Joe Henderson (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (1977-12-19) (track 6)
Carter Jefferson (1977-12-19) (track 5)
Carter Jefferson (1979-01-18) (tracks 7–8)
Carter Jefferson (1979-01-19) (track 9)
harp:
Lois Colin (1977-12-15) (track 1)
congas:
Sammy Figueroa (1977-12-15) (tracks 1–2)
Azzedin Weston (1979-01-18) (track 7)
trombone:
Janice Robinson (trombone) (1977-12-15) (tracks 1–2)
Steve Turre (1977-12-15) (tracks 1–2)
Janice Robinson (trombone) (1977-12-17) (tracks 3–4)
Steve Turre (1977-12-17) (track 3)
Curtis Fuller (1979-01-18) (tracks 7–8)
Steve Turre (1979-01-18) (tracks 7–8)
flugelhorn:
Woody Shaw (1977-12-19) (track 6)
Woody Shaw (1979-01-19) (track 9)
composer:
Victor Lewis (drums) (track 1)
Woody Shaw (track 5)
producer:
Michael Cuscuna (tracks 1–9)
recording engineer:
Elvin Campbell (tracks 7–9)
Don Puluse (tracks 1–6)
solo trumpet:
Woody Shaw (1977-12-17) (track 4)
solo soprano saxophone:
Carter Jefferson (1977-12-17) (track 4)
solo piano:
Onaje Allan Gumbs (1977-12-17) (track 3)
solo tenor saxophone:
Joe Henderson (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (1977-12-15) (tracks 1–2)
Joe Henderson (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (1977-12-17) (track 4)
solo flugelhorn:
Woody Shaw (1977-12-15) (tracks 1–2)
Woody Shaw (1977-12-17) (track 3)
recorded at:
CBS 30th Street Studio in New York, New York, United States (1977-12-15) (tracks 1–2)
CBS 30th Street Studio in New York, New York, United States (1977-12-19) (tracks 5–6)
recording of:
Legend Of Cheops (track 1)
Rahsaan's Run (1977-12-19) (track 5)

CD 2

violin:
Gayle Dixon (1979-12-17 – 1980-01-04) (track 4)
Winterton Garvey (1979-12-17 – 1980-01-04) (track 4)
Gayle Dixon (1980-01-04) (track 3)
Winterton Garvey (1980-01-04) (track 3)
cello:
Akua Dixon (1979-12-17 – 1980-01-04) (track 4)
Richard Locker (1979-12-17 – 1980-01-04) (track 4)
Akua Dixon (1980-01-04) (track 3)
Richard Locker (1980-01-04) (track 3)
trumpet:
Woody Shaw (1979-12-17) (track 5)
Woody Shaw (1979-12-17 – 1980-01-04) (track 4)
Woody Shaw (1979-12-18) (tracks 6–7)
Woody Shaw (1979-12-20) (track 9)
Woody Shaw (1980-01-04) (track 3)
cornet:
Woody Shaw (1979-01-19) (track 1)
viola:
Maxine Roach (1979-12-17 – 1980-01-04) (track 4)
Veronica Salas (violist) (1979-12-17 – 1980-01-04) (track 4)
Maxine Roach (1980-01-04) (track 3)
Veronica Salas (violist) (1980-01-04) (track 3)
drums:
Victor Lewis (drums) (1979-01-19) (track 1)
Victor Lewis (drums) (1979-01-24) (track 2)
Victor Lewis (drums) (1979-12-18) (tracks 6–7)
Victor Lewis (drums) (1979-12-19) (track 8)
Victor Lewis (drums) (1979-12-20) (track 9)
Victor Lewis (drums) (1979-12-27) (track 10)
flute:
James Spaulding (Jazz) (1979-12-17) (track 5)
James Spaulding (Jazz) (1979-12-17 – 1980-01-04) (track 4)
bass:
Buster Williams (1979-01-19) (track 1)
Buster Williams (1979-01-24) (track 2)
Stafford James (American jazz bassist) (1979-12-17) (track 5)
Stafford James (American jazz bassist) (1979-12-17 – 1980-01-04) (track 4)
Stafford James (American jazz bassist) (1979-12-18) (tracks 6–7)
Stafford James (American jazz bassist) (1979-12-19) (track 8)
Stafford James (American jazz bassist) (1979-12-20) (track 9)
Stafford James (American jazz bassist) (1979-12-27) (track 10)
Stafford James (American jazz bassist) (1980-01-04) (track 3)
percussion:
Naná Vasconcelos (1979-12-17) (track 5)
Naná Vasconcelos (1979-12-17 – 1980-01-04) (track 4)
alto saxophone:
René McLean (1979-01-19) (track 1)
James Spaulding (Jazz) (1979-01-19) (track 1)
Gary Bartz (1979-12-17) (track 5)
Gary Bartz (1979-12-17 – 1980-01-04) (track 4)
Gary Bartz (1979-12-18) (track 6)
Gary Bartz (1979-12-27) (track 10)
saxophone:
Carter Jefferson (1979-12-17) (track 5)
Carter Jefferson (1979-12-17 – 1980-01-04) (track 4)
Carter Jefferson (1979-12-18) (tracks 6–7)
piano:
Onaje Allan Gumbs (1979-01-19) (track 1)
George Cables (1979-01-24) (track 2)
Larry Willis (1979-12-17) (track 5)
Larry Willis (1979-12-17 – 1980-01-04) (track 4)
Larry Willis (1979-12-18) (tracks 6–7)
Larry Willis (1979-12-19) (track 8)
Larry Willis (1979-12-20) (track 9)
Larry Willis (1979-12-27) (track 10)
Larry Willis (1980-01-04) (track 3)
bass trombone:
Steve Turre (1979-12-17) (track 5)
Steve Turre (1979-12-17 – 1980-01-04) (track 4)
tenor saxophone:
Carter Jefferson (1979-12-19) (track 8)
Carter Jefferson (1979-12-20) (track 9)
trombone:
Curtis Fuller (1979-12-17) (track 5)
Steve Turre (1979-12-17) (track 5)
Curtis Fuller (1979-12-17 – 1980-01-04) (track 4)
Steve Turre (1979-12-17 – 1980-01-04) (track 4)
Curtis Fuller (1979-12-18) (track 6)
Curtis Fuller (1979-12-20) (track 9)
Steve Turre (1979-12-27) (track 10)
flugelhorn:
Woody Shaw (1979-01-24) (track 2)
Woody Shaw (1979-12-17) (track 5)
Woody Shaw (1979-12-17 – 1980-01-04) (track 4)
Woody Shaw (1979-12-18) (tracks 6–7)
Woody Shaw (1979-12-27) (track 10)
flugelhorn and trumpet:
Woody Shaw (1979-12-19) (track 8)
composer:
Carl T. Fischer (piano and composer) (track 3)
Judi Singh (track 4)
Larry Willis (track 8)
instruments:
Victor Lewis (drums) (1979-12-17) (track 5)
Victor Lewis (drums) (1979-12-17 – 1980-01-04) (track 4)
Victor Lewis (drums) (1980-01-04) (track 3)
lyricist:
Frankie Laine (Italian American singer) (track 3)
producer:
Michael Cuscuna (tracks 1–10)
recording engineer:
Elvin Campbell (track 1)
Don Puluse (tracks 2–10)
vocals:
Judi Singh (1979-12-17) (track 5)
Judi Singh (1979-12-17 – 1980-01-04) (track 4)
publisher:
recorded at:
Columbia (CBS) Studio ‘B’ in New York, New York, United States (1979-12-17 – 1980-01-04) (track 4)
instrumental recording of:
recording of:
The Time Is Right (track 4)

CD 3

trumpet:
Woody Shaw (1981-03-07) (tracks 1–3)
Woody Shaw (1981-03-09) (track 4)
Woody Shaw (1981-03-17) (tracks 5–6)
drums:
Tony Reedus (1981-03-07) (tracks 1–3)
Tony Reedus (1981-03-09) (track 4)
Tony Reedus (1981-03-17) (tracks 5–6)
bass:
Stafford James (American jazz bassist) (1981-03-07) (tracks 1–3)
Stafford James (American jazz bassist) (1981-03-09) (track 4)
Stafford James (American jazz bassist) (1981-03-17) (tracks 5–6)
alto saxophone:
Gary Bartz (1981-03-17) (tracks 5–6)
piano:
Mulgrew Miller (1981-03-07) (tracks 1–3)
Mulgrew Miller (1981-03-09) (track 4)
Mulgrew Miller (1981-03-17) (tracks 5–6)
trombone:
Steve Turre (1981-03-07) (tracks 1–3)
Steve Turre (1981-03-09) (track 4)
Steve Turre (1981-03-17) (tracks 5–6)
flugelhorn:
Woody Shaw (1981-03-07) (tracks 1–3)
Woody Shaw (1981-03-09) (track 4)
Woody Shaw (1981-03-17) (tracks 5–6)
composer:
Woody Shaw (track 3)
Wayne Shorter (US jazz saxophonist and composer) (track 1)
Claudius Valk (track 5)
Cole Porter (1929) (track 5)
lyricist:
Cole Porter (1929) (track 5)
producer:
Michael Cuscuna (tracks 1–6)
recording engineer:
David Stone (engineer) (tracks 1–6)
writer:
Mulgrew Miller (track 2)
publisher:
Warner/Chappell (track 5)
recorded at:
Right Track Recording in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1981-03-07) (tracks 1–3)
Right Track Recording in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1981-03-17) (tracks 5–6)
instrumental recording of:
recording of:
Katrina Ballerina (track 3)
Pressing the Issue (track 2)
United (track 1)

Release

ASIN: US: B000KWCV78 [info]

Release Group

Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/master/813017 [info]