(1937 – present)
Eddie Shaw (March 20, 1937, Stringtown, Mississippi, USA) is an African American, Chicago blues tenor saxophonist.
In his teenage years, Shaw played tenor saxophone with local blues musicians such as Little Milton and Willie Love. At the age of 14, he was involved in a jam session in Greenville, Mississippi with Ike Turner's band. At a gig in Itta Bena, Mississippi, when the then 20-year-old Shaw performed, Muddy Waters invited him to join his Chicago based band. Shaw more or… read more
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