Wayne Shorter Tag Archive

2019 Grammy winners in the category “Jazz”

Last night the 61st Grammy awards were held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. In the category “Jazz” the big winner was John Daversa taking the award for both Best...

Wayne Shorter releases new album Emanon

Last week was a big week for Wayne Shorter, he celebrated his 85 birthday and on Friday Blue Note Records officially released his latest project Emanon. The release marks his...

Interview with Mike Clark, The ultimate “Groove Meister”

At the age of 71 you would expect to be reflecting on a long career while sipping a Pina Colada on a beach in the Caribbean. Often not the case with musicians and definitely not...

Miles Davis “Bitches Brew” – A brief look at the albums impact.

Editors Note: The video shown in the featured Image section is producer and arranger Teo Macero discussing working on the album, Bitches Brew, with Miles Davis, and the aspects...

Blue Note Launches Subscription Box Series

Blue Note Records have announced the introduction of a new vinyl subscription series titled Blue Note Review. Blue Note president Don Was stated “The digital transformation of...

Classic Jazz Playlist

Classic Jazz is a  playlist that includes all the iconic Jazz Classics from the 1950’s and 1960’s. By the end of the 1940’s the nervous energy and tension of...

10 Living Legends of Jazz Prove Nobody Can Out-Dress the OGs

Jazz and high fashion are not the most likely bed partners however GQ Magazine recently published an expose with jazz greats including Ron Carter, Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter...

Herbie Hancock, Craig Taborn & Kamasi Washington shine at Gent Jazz 2017

Gent Jazz Festival 2017 held over seven music filled days between 6th and 16th of July. I was one of the 34, 000 people who came to the festival. I was able to spend six days at...

Wayne Shorter Quartet – Live in Paris 2012.

In 2011 and 2012 the Wayne Shorter Quartet made multiple trips to Europe performing at selected venues and festivals. This concert was recorded on November 3rd 2012 at La Salle...

Norah Jones, Wayne Shorter, & more headline at Gent Jazz Festival 2017

Singer Norah Jones is one of the crowd pullers at Gent Jazz Festival 2017. The festival in the Belgian town will be held from 6 to July 15th. The festival was first held in 2002....