In My Own Sweet Way

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In My Own Sweet Way
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Live album by Woody Shaw
Released 1989
Recorded February 7 & 8, 1987
Bazillus, Zurich, Switzerland
Genre Jazz
Length 62:02
Label In + Out
Woody Shaw chronology
Dr. Chi
(1986)Dr. Chi1986
In My Own Sweet Way
The Eternal Triangle
(1987)The Eternal Triangle1987

In My Own Sweet Way is a live album led by trumpeter Woody Shaw which was recorded in Switzerland in 1987 and released on the German In + Out label.[1][2]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[3]

Scott Yanow of Allmusic stated, "Although trumpeter Woody Shaw never really broke through to gain the recognition he deserved, he also never recorded an unworthy album... Excellent advanced hard bop".[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Woody Shaw except as indicated

  1. "The Organ Grinder" - 8:33
  2. "In Your Own Sweet Way" (Dave Brubeck) - 8:33
  3. "The Dragon" (Fred Henke) - 8:41
  4. "Just a Ballad for Woody" - 10:03
  5. "Sippin' at Bells" (Miles Davis) - 7:21
  6. "Estaté" (Bruno Martino) - 5:19
  7. "Joshua C." - 13:32



  1. ^ Woody Shaw discography Archived 2013-10-17 at the Wayback Machine. accessed August 27, 2013
  2. ^ Woody Shaw catalog accessed August 27, 2013
  3. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review, accessed August 26, 2013