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Lee Shaw Trio: Live At Art Gallery Reutlingen

Read "Live At Art Gallery Reutlingen" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

After over fifty years as a musician, composer and educator Lee Shaw remains active and in demand. While never the most prolific recording artist, she continues to record in her 80s, and 2011 may well be one of her busiest years, with two albums in quick succession. Together Again: Live At The Egg (Artists Recording Collective) ...

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Lee Shaw Trio: Blossom

Read "Blossom" reviewed by Jeff Dayton-Johnson

Curiously, it happens that one of the most exciting “young" pianists on the scene today is an eighty-something year-old woman named Lee Shaw. Shaw's playing has an energy and freshness that sounds great alongside other new rising stars of the piano-trio idiom: Aaron Goldberg, Aaron Parks, Robert Glasper, Yaron Herman and Elan Mehler.

Shaw's story is ...

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Lee Shaw Trio: Live in Graz

Read "Live in Graz" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Un breve DVD ed una incisione dal vivo per conoscere meglio l'arte della brava quanto misconosciuta ottantunenne pianista Lee Shaw. Dalla sua parte c'è un contagioso, rilassato, gioioso swing tipico degli anni '50. Pur non essendo una innovatrice, il pianismo della Shaw trabocca di squisità musicalità e le sette tracce del live austriaco riescono a catturane la classe cristallina ...

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Lee Shaw Trio: Live in Graz

Read "Live in Graz" reviewed by Jeff Dayton-Johnson

Live in Graz gives listeners a chance to catch up with one of the more improbable second acts in jazz: that of eighty-something pianist Lee Shaw. A poised Shaw usefully recounts the biographical details in the accompanying DVD (which is unfortunately somewhat shoddily produced): she acquired a broad musical education in tiny Ada, Oklahoma; later continued ...