Original Compositions by Dorothy Shaw

Dorothy Shaw has been writing instrumental and vocal compositions since age 8 and while studying at Berklee, was a 3-time winner of the Performer Songwriter showcase there.  Her song, "If I Don't Love You" was played on Radio 2, Radio 4 and Radio Oxford when it was released (see CDs) and her classical / jazz composition "The Lily Pond" has been played by the Michael Garrick Quartet and Big Band (now under Gabriel Garrick).  Her instrumental Latin-inspired composition "Moonfly" is regularly played at clubs around Oxfordshire by local artists.


Download sheet  music of Dorothy Shaw compositions here:

Jazz Soul Songs
10 jazz and soul songs by Dorothy Shaw - music and lyrics
Jazz Soul Songs.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [2.9 MB]
4 Solo piano compositions
Classical-inspired to jazz; some written out, some in lead sheet form
Solo Piano Compositions.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [1.5 MB]
10 funk, contemporary jazz & Latin-inspired compositions for band
Jazz Fusion Compositions.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [3.4 MB]

Listen to recordings of Dorothy Shaw compositions here (also see CDs):

You're The One
Self-recorded demo of a song I wrote while at Berklee.
You're The One.mp3
MP3 audio file [2.9 MB]
Moonfly - Also see CDs
A floaty Brazilian-inspired composition here performed live by the Oxford Jazz Composers Collective - Trish Elphinstone, Martin Pickett, Jez Cook, Paul Jefferies, Frank Hockney.
Moon Fly Northwall.mp3
MP3 audio file [9.8 MB]
Another Jazz Waltz
From the self-recorded album Maiden Flight (voice & piano), a bright lilting waltz
Another Jazz Waltz.mp3
MP3 audio file [3.6 MB]
Sold my Soul to Satan
Moody bluesy number! Again from Maiden Flight.
Sold my Sooul to Satan.mp3
MP3 audio file [3.2 MB]
Touch Not the Cat
Swingy bluesy number that was a winner of a Performer-Songwriter Showcase while at Berklee, again from Maiden Flight.
Touch Not the Cat.mp3
MP3 audio file [2.5 MB]
Seven for a Secret
Bright Latin-style song with changing time signatures & positive lyrics!
Seven for a Secret.mp3
MP3 audio file [3.2 MB]
The Catch
A funky instrumental written in the 1990s dedicated to the late Ronny Jordan. Again a self-recorded demo!
The Catch.mp3
MP3 audio file [4.6 MB]
The Funk
(I don't beat about the bush with titles!) Catchy pop jazz-funk song - self-recorded demo in the 1990s
The Funk.mp3
MP3 audio file [2.2 MB]


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