Amazon.com Widgets
Track

Lee Shaw

No photos available. Upload them now.

Primary Instrument: Piano

Lee Shaw was born in Ada, Oklahoma. She began studying piano at the age of five. After graduating from high school, she attended the Oklahoma College for Women where she earned her Bachelor of Music in Piano. She earned her Master’s degree in piano at the American Conservatory of Music in Chicago. She also studied privately with concert pianist, Jesus Maria Sanroma in Puerto Rico. When she began playing piano in nightclubs in Chicago, she was sharing bills with the likes of Anita O’Day, Dinah Washington and Sarah Vaughan. It was the 1950s, and fresh out of the conservatory, she drew mostly on her classical background, her encyclopedic knowledge of popular songs and her uncanny ability to play in any key....
read more

Awards

1987: “Bring Home the Stars”
Albany, NY 1988: “A Place for Jazz” Plaque Reads: “By Active presence as a musician and teacher, has added brilliance to the art of Jazz and to the quality of our lives” 1991: Hall of Fame Award
Capital Area Musician’s Association 1991: Lifetime Achievement Award
Troy-Cohoes YMCA 1993: Inducted into the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame 1993: Lee Shaw Day; Hometown of Ada, Oklahoma 1999: Alumni Hall of Fame
University of Science and Art
Chickasha, OK 2001: Swingtime Lifetime Achievement Award 2002: Honorary Doctorate
College of St. Rose
Albany, NY 2005: Albany Musician’s Association
Certificate of Recognition for Excellence
“Musician, Jazz Educator, Superb Pianist and Teacher”
  • BUY

    Live At Art Gallery Reutlingen

    ARC - Artists Recording Collective
    2011
  • BUY

    Blossom

    ARC - Artists Recording Collective
    2009
  • BUY

    Lee Shaw Trio: Live in Graz

    ARC - Artists Recording Collective
    2008
  • BUY

    Live in Graz

    ARC - Artists Recording Collective
    2008

This information is provided by discogs.com or the profile administrator.

Primary Instrument:
Piano

Location:
Cohoes, NY

Willing to teach:
Advanced students only.

Please Sign Up or Log In to send your inquiry.

Events Calendar

Sorry, there are no Lee Shaw events available at this time. Submit one now.

TIP: Reach multiple calendar destinations with a single post. Learn now here.

Support All About Jazz Through Amazon

Weekly Giveaways

Tom Chang

Tom Chang

About | Enter

Cedar Walton

Cedar Walton

About | Enter

Sheryl Bailey

Sheryl Bailey

About | Enter

Roscoe Mitchell

Roscoe Mitchell

About | Enter

An innovative and rich resource For Jazz Musicians

The All About Jazz musician database grows daily
with the help of musicians, supportive professionals and advocates.

Musician? Plug in and promote yourself today.

Learn how