Wayne Shorter

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KeiyaA's lockdown listening: 'Hope for black Americans lies in the art we make'
The New York musician, who has released one of the best LPs of 2020 so far, explains her love for Brandy and Kate Bush

Interview by Ben Beaumont-Thomas

22, May, 2020 @2:30 PM

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Miles Davis's 20 greatest albums – ranked!
With his lost 1985 album Rubberband out in September, and the 50th anniversary of In a Silent Way – released this week – we count down the jazz icon’s finest moments

John Fordham

01, Aug, 2019 @12:30 PM

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Blue Note boss Don Was: 'Jazz can't become synonymous with pop again'
He’s the shamanic funk star who produced everyone from the Rolling Stones to Bob Dylan. Now, he is steering jazz’s most iconic label into the future – by embracing its ‘secret scene’

Ammar Kalia

20, May, 2019 @10:00 AM

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Jazz album of the month: Wayne Shorter: Emanon review – vivid and sublimely thrilling
Sax supremo’s triple-album and graphic novel concept-package impresses with its idiosyncratic spontaneity

John Fordham

31, Aug, 2018 @7:30 AM

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Wayne Shorter review – living embodiment of jazz genius
Shorter’s quartet was delectable and articulate, then merged with Poland’s LutosAir for deft swaps between ensemble passages and improv

John Fordham

21, Nov, 2016 @3:18 PM

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John Law's New Congregation review – gifted jazz maverick is full of surprises
The British pianist’s impeccably reshaped group is more contemporary-music recital than jazz burnup

John Fordham

25, Feb, 2016 @3:30 PM

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Wayne Shorter/JLCO review – bravura and cool as jazz giant comes to town
Wynton Marsalis’s 15-piece Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra did a good job of keeping up with saxophonist Wayne Shorter’s unleashed improvisations

John Fordham

19, Feb, 2016 @1:39 PM

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Readers recommend: songs about games – results
Restarts to REM, Kate Rusby to Booker T, this week’s special RR umpire Nilpferd plays through the levels to reach a winning list from last week’s topic thread

Nilpferd

22, Jan, 2015 @12:00 PM

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Weather Report: Forecast: Tomorrow review – a 15-year adventure
The career and background of the influential Joe Zawinul/Wayne Shorter fusion band are surveyed in an impressive box set, writes John Fordham

John Fordham

13, Nov, 2014 @8:00 PM

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Children of the Light Trio review – Wayne Shorter's rhythm section fly when solo
Pérez, Patitucci and Blade showed what an intelligent and original trio they are, writes John Fordham

John Fordham

16, Jul, 2014 @4:38 PM

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Wayne Shorter/BBC Concert Orchestra/ACS – review

Shorter's spellbinding orchestral set made for an explosive finale to a day celebrating his work, writes John Fordham

John Fordham

18, Nov, 2013 @12:35 PM

21 years of the London Jazz festival: 21 key moments

The London jazz festival celebrates a key birthday this year - 2013's festival is its 21st. Our critics John Fordham and John Lewis, who've covered between them every festival, pick their favourite moments from each year

John Fordham

06, Nov, 2013 @12:48 PM

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