MOONTRANE MEDIA GROUP, LLC

WOODY SHAW III, FOUNDER & CEO

CV | BIO

AWARDS

  • Harvard UniversityHutchins Fellowship, W. E. B. Du Bois Research Institute (2014-2017)
  • Columbia UniversityWilliam Randolph Hearst Fellowship (2013)
  • Columbia University, Helen E. Richards Scholarship (2013)
  • Columbia UniversityMichael Eisner Educational Fund (2012)
  • Columbia UniversityTeachers College Scholarship (2012)
  • Hobart CollegeDr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Alumni Award (2004)
  • Hobart CollegeTanaka Foundation Award, Technos International College in Japan (2000)

EDUCATION

  • Columbia University, M.A. (2015), Master's in Arts Administration, Business and Law

  • Indiana University, Graduate Work, Music Department, Associate Instructor (2006-2007)

  • New York University, Professional Certification, Intellectual Property Law (2005)

  • New School University, B.F.A., Contemporary Music (2004)

  • Hobart College, B.A., Ethnomusicology (2001)
     

PUBLICATIONS & PRODUCTIONS

  • Sophisticated Giant: The Life and Legacy of Dexter Gordon (Biography) (author of afterword and designer of book cover) | University of California Press (2018)
     
  • Woody Shaw, Live in Tokyo (Writer & Producer) (2018) | Elemental
     
  • The New Woody Shaw Quintet, Live at Onkel Po's Carnegie Hall (Writer & Producer) |Jazzline (2018)

    Woody Shaw & Louis Hayes: The Tour, Vol. 2 (Writer & CD Producer) | High Note Records (2017) 
     
  • Woody Shaw & Louis Hayes: The Tour, Vol. 1 (Writer & CD Producer) | High Note Records (2016)

    Larry Young in Paris: The ORTF Recordings (Writer & Associate CD Producer) | Resonance Records (2015)
     
  • Woody Shaw: The Complete Muse Sessions (7 CDs) (Writer & CD Producer) | Mosaic Records (2013)
     
  • Woody Plays Woody (Writer, CD Producer) | CD Reissue | High Note Records (2013)
     
  • Woody Shaw: The Complete Columbia Albums Collection (6 CDs) (Writer, CD Producer, Graphic Designer, Art Director, Project Director) | Sony Music Entertainment (2012)
     
  • Dexter Gordon: The Complete Columbia Albums Collection (6 CDs) (Graphic Designer, Art Director, Project Director) | Sony Music Entertainment (2012)
     
  • Who is Woody Shaw? (Writer) | International Trumpet Guild Journal, Vol. 36 (2012)
     
  • Memories of My Fathers (on Dexter Gordon and Woody Shaw) (Writer) (Japanese) | Jazz Japan (2012)
     
  • Woody ‘n’ Dex III ("The Woody Shaw III interview") (Writer) | Ottawa Citizen (2012)
     
  • Woody Shaw: Eight Jazz Classic Originals (Writer) | Aebersold Books (2009)
     
  • UNITY: The Inseparability of Life and Music – A Holistic View of Woody Shaw

    The International Jazz Archives Journal, Vol. III | University of Pittsburgh (Writer) (2010)
     
  • Stepping Stones: Live at the Village Vanguard (Writer & Producer) | Sony Music (2005)

 

TALKS & PRESENTATIONS

  • Harvard University, Woody Shaw and The Quest for Unity, Barker Center, Cambridge, MA (2015)
     
  • NJPAC, Jazz On A Summer’s Day, film panel discussion with Nelson George, Newark, NJ (2014)
     
  • Harvard University, Jazz, Freedom, and Culture, Class 179, Cambridge, MA (2013)
  • International Trumpet Guild Conference, presentation, Columbus State Univ., Columbus, GA (2013)
     
  • Laurinburg Institute, commencement speech on Shaw family history, Laurinburg, NC (2012)
     
  • Tribeca Performing Arts Center, Scenes Through the Cinema Lens, panel, BMCC, New York (2011)
     
  • NY Tribeca Performing Arts Center, Remembering Woody Shaw, panel, BMCC, New York, NY (2010)


MEDIA

  • WBGO Jazz 88.3 FM, Afternoon Jazz with Michael Borne (2013)
     
  • WCOM 103.5 FM, Sunday Night Jazz with Larry Reni Thomas (2012 and 2013)
     
  • WBAI NY 99.5 FM, Suga’ In My Bowl with Joyce Jones (2012 and 2013)
     
  • 90.1 FM, Jazz Rochester with Derrick Lucas (2010)
     
  • Sirius XM Radio, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Blue Note Hour, Michael Cuscuna, Bruce Lundvall (2010)
     
  • WLIU 88.3 (2010) FM, NPR The Song is You with Bonnie Grice (2009)