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Wayne Shorter

ts, ss, *1933 US, Newark, New Jersey
Musician / Composer of Jazz

Wayne Shorter (born August 25, 1933) is an American jazz saxophonist and composer. Many of Shorter's compositions have become jazz standards, and his output has earned worldwide recognition, critical praise and various commendations, including 10 Grammy Awards. He has also received acclaim for his mastery of the soprano saxophone (after switching his focus from the tenor in the late 1960s), beginning an extended reign in 1970 as Down Beat's annual poll-winner on that instrument, winning the critics' poll for 10 consecutive years and the readers' for 18. The New York Times has described Shorter as "probably jazz's greatest living small-group composer and a contender for greatest living improviser."

  • Tenor sax
  • Soprano sax
  • Saxophone
  • Jazz
  • Soundtrack
  • Rock
Popular Tracks   
Footprints - Remastered on Adam's Apple by Wayne Shorter
Infant Eyes - Remastered1998/Rudy Van Gelder Edition on Speak No Evil by Wayne Shorter
Speak No Evil - Remastered 1998 / Rudy Van Gelder Edition on Speak No Evil by Wayne Shorter
Virgo - Remastered 2004 / Rudy Van Gelder Edition on Night Dreamer by Wayne Shorter
Ponta de Areia on Native Dancer by Wayne Shorter
502 Blues (Drinkin' And Drivin') - Rudy Van Gelder Edition/2000 Digital Remaster/24 Bit Mastering on Adam's Apple by Wayne Shorter
Witch Hunt - Remastered 1998 / Rudy Van Gelder Edition on Speak No Evil by Wayne Shorter
Night Dreamer - Remastered 2004 / Rudy Van Gelder Edition on Night Dreamer by Wayne Shorter
Black Nile - Remastered 2004 / Rudy Van Gelder Edition on Night Dreamer by Wayne Shorter
Teru - Rudy Van Gelder Edition/2000 Digital Remaster/24 Bit Mastering on Adam's Apple by Wayne Shorter

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
EmanonWayne Shorter2018Album
Wayning MomentsWayne Shorter2018Album
3 Essential AlbumsWayne Shorter2017Compil.
5 Original AlbumsWayne Shorter2016Album
The Blue Note AlbumsWayne Shorter2015Album
The Very Best OfWayne Shorter2015Compil.
Original Album ClassicsWayne Shorter2014Compil.
The Vee Jay YearsWayne Shorter2013Compil.
North Sea Jazz Legendary ConcertsWayne Shorter2013Album
Mr. Gone (The Best Of The Early Years)Wayne Shorter2013Compil.
Multiple Set Of 3 Title With Special 7epWayne Shorter2013Album
The Vee-Jay YearsWayne Shorter2013Compil.
The Complete Columbia Albums CollectionWayne Shorter2013Album
The Ultimate Wayne ShorterWayne Shorter2012Compil.
4 AlbumsWayne Shorter2011Album
The ComposerWayne Shorter2011Compil.
Giganci Jazzu 5Wayne Shorter2010Compil.
In TokyoHerbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Dave Holland, Brian Blade2010Album
Wayne ShorterWayne Shorter2010Album
Live At Montreux 1996Wayne Shorter2009Album
Blue Note LegendsWayne Shorter2008Compil.
First Class Jazz - Wayne ShorterWayne Shorter2006Compil.
Great SessionsWayne Shorter2006Album
FootprintsWayne Shorter2005Album
Power Of Three / Live At Montreux 1975Michel Petrucciani Feat. Jim Hall & Wayne Shorter / Charles Mingus2005Album
Footprints The Life And Music Of Wayne ShorterWayne Shorter2004Compil.
AlegríaWayne Shorter2003Album
Universal Jazz - March 2003 New Release SamplerWayne Shorter2003Album
>Talks & PlaysWayne Shorter2003Compil.
Olympia, May 13th, 1961 (Second Concert)Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers Featuring Wayne Shorter2002Album
The Classic Blue Note RecordingsWayne Shorter2002Compil.
Footprints Live!Wayne Shorter2002Album
All Or Nothing At AllWayne Shorter2002Compil.
Etcetera / The All Seeking Eye / Adam's AppleWayne Shorter2002Compil.
The Complete Vee Jay Lee Morgan-Wayne Shorter SessionsLee Morgan - Wayne Shorter2000Album
Infant EyesEnrico Pieranunzi Trio Plays The Music Of Wayne Shorter2000Album
Olympia 13 Mai 1961 Part 1Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers Featuring Wayne Shorter1999Album
Jazz Profile: Wayne ShorterWayne Shorter1997Compil.
A CollectionWayne Shorter1997Compil.
1+1Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter1997Album
This Is Jazz, Vol. 19Wayne Shorter1996Compil.
High LifeWayne Shorter1995Album
The Fugitive (Music From The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)James Newton Howard Featuring Wayne Shorter1993Album
Olympia - May 13, 1961Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers Featuring Wayne Shorter1992Album
A Galactic AgeHaru Takauchi with Wayne Shorter1992Album
Power Of Three – Live At MontreuxMichel Petrucciani Featuring Jim Hall, Wayne Shorter1990Album
Alternate Takes Of Introducing Wayne Shorter & GoWayne Shorter & Paul Chambers1990Album
Randooga-Select Live Under The Sky'90Masahiko Satoh Special Guest Wayne Shorter1990Album
Wayne ShorterWayne Shorter1989Compil.
Joy RyderWayne Shorter1988Album
Paris, FranceMiles Davis, Anthony Williams, Wayne Shorter, Ron Carter, Herbie Hancock1988Album
The Best Of Wayne ShorterWayne Shorter1988Compil.
Phantom NavigatorWayne Shorter1987Album
Tribute To John Coltrane - Live Under The SkyWayne Shorter, Eddie Gomez, Jack DeJohnette, David Liebman, Richard Beirach1987Album
Tribute To John Coltrane - Live Under The Sky - 10th SpecialWayne Shorter, Eddie Gomez, Jack DeJohnette, David Liebman, Richard Beirach1987Album
A Barca Dos AmantesMilton Nascimento Special Guest Wayne Shorter1986Album
Remote ControlWayne Shorter1986Album
AtlantisWayne Shorter1985Album
EtceteraWayne Shorter1980Album
The SoothsayerWayne Shorter1979Album
The CollectorWayne Shorter1979Album
Native DancerWayne Shorter Featuring Milton Nascimento1975Album
Second GenesisWayne Shorter1974Album
Moto Grosso FeioWayne Shorter1974Album
Wayne ShorterWayne Shorter1973Compil.
Odyssey Of IskaWayne Shorter1971Album
SchizophreniaWayne Shorter1969Album
Super NovaWayne Shorter1969Album
Speak No EvilWayne Shorter1966Album
Adam's AppleWayne Shorter1966Album
The All Seeing EyeWayne Shorter1966Album
Night DreamerWayne Shorter1964Album
JujuWayne Shorter1964Album
Shorter MomentsWayne Shorter1962Compil.
Wayning MomentsWayne Shorter1962Album
Paris Jam SessionArt Blakey • Bud Powell • Barney Wilen • Wayne Shorter • Lee Morgan1961Album
Introducing Wayne ShorterWayne Shorter1960Single
Harry's Last Stand / Black DiamondWayne Shorter1960Single
Introducing Wayne ShorterWayne Shorter1959Album
The Birdland StoryLee Morgan - Wayne Shorter - Bobby TimmonsSingle
Honeysucle Rose / Doozy / Wayning Moments / Powder KegBenny Carter And His Orchestra, Wayne ShorterSingle
Rare Live & Studio Collector CDWayne ShorterSingle
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