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The Wayne Shorter Quartet on Tour

Wayne Shorter is legendary in the jazz world; well known for his revival of the soprano saxophone and revolutionary approach to fusion jazz as member of the band Weather Report. Since the 1950’s, Shorter has brought the saxophone and jazz to new heights, having his improvisations compared to a long, dramatic brush stroke on a canvas. Shorter even performed on a six year tour in the 60’s with Miles Davis and Herbie Hancock. Since the 90’s Shorter has moved on to performing solo, with his quartet, and writing numerous compositions for with he has received many awards including a Grammy for Best Jazz Instrumental Solo for his “In Walked Wayne” composition an received an honorary doctorate from NYU.

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