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  • Wayne Shorter

    Wayne Shorter on Jazz


    [Wayne Shorter passed away today, March 2, 2023. He was 89 years old. This is one of my favorite quotes from the legendary jazz musician, originally published on the…

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    Wayne Shorter Jazz Quote


    “There used to be a thing where people would say, “this is not jazz! Blah, blah, blah. It’s supposed to sound like this.” Whenever there’s a prescription for what…

  • Beyond the Sound Barrier from the Wayne Shorter Quartet


    I can’t do a better job of describing or promoting Wayne Shorter’s latest release, Beyond the Sound Barrier, than this new interview with the man by Bill Milkowski at…

  • Grammy Report: Chick Corea with Foo Fighters, JT with Arturo Sandoval


    OK, I watched the Grammys and wasn’t as bad as I’d feared. The Foo Fighters and Chick Corea collaboration was great. I’m thinking Chick was ready for a smoke…

  • 2004 Grammy Nominees


    There are no real surprises in the list of jazz Grammy nominees for 2004. For Best Contemporary Jazz Album, you’ve got the usual suspects of Yellowjackets, David Sanborn, and…