Love Dance

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Love Dance
Love Dance.jpg
Studio album by Woody Shaw
Released 1976
Recorded November, 1975
Blue Rock Studios, New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 58:19
Label Muse
MR 5074
Producer Michael Cuscuna
Woody Shaw chronology
The Moontrane
(1974)The Moontrane1974
Love Dance
Little Red's Fantasy
(1976)Little Red's Fantasy1976

Love Dance is the fourth album led by trumpeter Woody Shaw which was recorded in 1975 and released on the Muse label.[1][2] Love Dance was reissued by Mosaic Records as part of Woody Shaw: The Complete Muse Sessions in 2013.


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[3]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 3/5 stars[4]

The Allmusic site awarded this album 4 stars.[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Woody Shaw except as indicated

  1. "Love Dance" (Joe Bonner) - 12:37
  2. "Obsequious" (Larry Young) - 9:28
  3. "Sunbath" (Peggy Stern) - 6:33
  4. "Zoltan" - 6:48
  5. "Soulfully I Love You (Black Spiritual of Love)" (Billy Harper) - 8:13



  1. ^ Woody Shaw discography Archived 2013-10-17 at the Wayback Machine. accessed August 19, 2013
  2. ^ Woody Shaw catalog accessed August 22, 2013
  3. ^ a b Allmusic listing, accessed August 19, 2013
  4. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 177. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.