Woody Shaw

There’s a host of jazz trumpeter’s with iconic names but what barometer are we using to measure greatness? I’m reminded by the response I told someone that asked me what was my favorite brand of wristwatch, my answer, the one I’m currently wearing! This is how I feel about greatness in music, it’s sounds superficial and one could accuse me of straddling the fence on this question, but the truth is there is no such thing as the best, only arguably the best. At this current time while posting the works of jazz giant Woody Shaw’s music, there’s no doubt he is the best trumpet player ever!!!