1 and 2, A Jazz Hour with Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers: Blues March, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Wayne_Shorter&oldid=990866083, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development alumni, Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award winners, Articles with dead external links from August 2020, Articles with unsourced statements from November 2020, Wikipedia articles with BIBSYS identifiers, Wikipedia articles with MusicBrainz identifiers, Wikipedia articles with SELIBR identifiers, Wikipedia articles with SNAC-ID identifiers, Wikipedia articles with SUDOC identifiers, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, 1997: Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Composition for "Aung San Suu Kyi" (on, 2003: Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Composition for "Sacajawea" (on, 2003: Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Individual or Group for, 2005: Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Individual or Group for, 2014: Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Solo for "Orbits" (on. His last live dates and studio recordings with Davis were in 1970. In theory, any style of music is eligible for this category, but winning compositions are usually in the jazz or film score genres. In the late 1970s and the early 1980s, he toured in the V.S.O.P. [13], On December 18, 2014, the Recording Academy announced that Shorter was awarded the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in honor of his "prolific contributions to our culture and history". Shorter also recorded critically acclaimed albums as a bandleader, notably 1974's Native Dancer, which featured Hancock and Brazilian composer and vocalist Milton Nascimento. [21], Shorter met Teruko (Irene) Nakagami in 1961. [24], Carlos Santana and Wayne Shorter – Live at the Montreux Jazz Festival 1988, Grammy Award for Best Jazz Fusion Performance, Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Composition, Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Individual or Group, Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Jazz Album, Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Solo, "Music Review: A Birthday Bash With a Harmonious Mix of Guests", "Sting and Wayne Shorter Win Polar Music Prize", "Celebrating one of Newark's own, a living jazz legend, at NJPAC", "Weather Report - Forecast: Tomorrow (Columbia Legacy)", "Thelonious Monk Lifetime Achievement Award", "Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award Press Release", Wayne Shorter awarded Guggenheim Fellowship, "Wayne Shorter: Zero Gravity Documentary", "Wayne Shorter: Zero Gravity. While in high school Wayne also performed with the Nat Phipps Band in Newark, NJ. Four albums of live recordings have been released: Footprints Live! (rec. Art Blakey!!!!! Be the first to find out about GRAMMY nominees, winners, important news, and events. Jazz Messengers!!!!! He loved music, being encouraged by his father to take up the clarinet as a teenager; his older brother Alan played alto saxophone before switching to the trumpet in college. In 2018, Shorter was a recipient of a Kennedy Center Honor Award. Then a sextet again in the following year for Schizophrenia (rec. In the 1960s, he went on to join Miles Davis's Second Great Quintet, and from there he co-founded the jazz fusion band Weather Report. 1966) was a workout with a larger group, while Adam's Apple(rec. Emanon is a three-disc album by American jazz musician Wayne Shorter.The album was released on September 14, 2018 via Blue Note label, containing both studio and live recordings. The quartet has received great acclaim from fans and critics, especially for the strength of Shorter's tenor saxophone playing. He writes scores, writes the parts for everybody just as he wants them to sound. [2] He has also received acclaim for his mastery of the soprano saxophone (after switching his focus from the tenor in the late 1960s), beginning an extended reign in 1970 as Down Beat's annual poll-winner on that instrument, winning the critics' poll for 10 consecutive years and the readers' for 18. Artist Biography by Richard S. Ginell Though some will argue about whether ten-time Grammy winner Wayne Shorter 's primary impact on jazz has been as a composer or as a saxophonist, few will dispute his importance as one of jazz's leading figures of the late 20th and early 21st centuries. After his discharge, he played with Maynard Ferguson. 1969) with Herbie Hancock, bassist Ron Carter, trombonist Curtis Fuller, alto saxophonist/flautist James Spaulding and strong rhythms by drummer Joe Chambers. In 2015, producer/director Dorsay Alavi began filming a documentary about the life of Wayne Shorter called Wayne Shorter: Zero Gravity. 1971). Shorter's compositions, some new, some reworked from his Miles Davis period, feature the complex Latin rhythms that he specialised in during his Weather Report days.