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The Better of Wayne Shorter” Playlist (LISTEN) – Good Black Information

by Marlon West (FB: marlon.west1 Twitter: @marlonw IG: stlmarlonwest Spotify: marlonwest)

Completely happy Music Monday, you all. This collection celebrates one other lately departed nice, Wayne Shorter. He was an enormous of jazz for six a long time. He was a well-regarded improviser, bandleader, composer, and thinker.

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From his teen years with Artwork Blakey and Miles Davis to his work as a founding father of Climate Report, to main his personal landmark quintet Shorter was among the many best.

A well known determine on the jazz circuit for the reason that late Fifties, Shorter would go on to take a robust hand in shaping a lot of twentieth Century jazz music.

The 12-time Grammy award winner performed alongside a number of greats, together with Carlos Santana, Steely Dan, Joni Mitchell, and Herbie Hancock.

In 1964 he was swooped away after a number of makes an attempt by jazz legend Miles Davis to grow to be a part of Davis’ “Second Nice Quintet.”

Wayne Shorter would additionally launch solo albums by 1959, together with the acclaimed Communicate No Evil, Evening Dreamer, and JuJu.

Among the many dozen Grammy awards he gained, Shorter obtained a Lifetime Achievement award in 2015

In 2018, Shorter obtained the Kennedy Middle Honors Award from the John F. Kennedy Middle for the Performing Arts for his lifetime of contributions to the humanities.

Hope you benefit from the assortment. As regular, keep protected, sane, and sort. See ya subsequent month!

Marlon West (photograph courtesy Marlon West)

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