Jazz saxophonist Wayne Shorter died on March 2nd at the age of 89. Shorter penned some of the most studied and performed jazz standards and created a foundational language for both tenor and soprano saxophones. Shorter started his career as a composer for Art Blakely’s Jazz Messengers in the 1950s.
[youtube id=”eNPeu0wn8i8″] Wayne Shorter and Esperanza Spalding gave a glimpse of his Without A Net album, that was released earlier this year, with a performance of “Starry Night” on The Arsenio Hall Show. Related posts: Esperanza Spalding-Radio Song (Live On Letterman) Esperanza Spalding-Radio Song Media Questions Of The Week Nas-You
[vimeo]64562594[/vimeo] There are 48 days left in the Pledge Music campaign for the Wayne Shorter documentary Zero Gravity. Shorter’s legendary travels as a member of the famed Miles Davis Quintet, his solo career and work as one-half of jazz fusion band Weather Report are incandescent chapters in American music. The