Tag Archives: Wayne Shorter

October Surprise? New Music from Miles’s Second Great Quintet

SKF NOTE: October surprise? New music from Miles Davis’s Second Great Quintet. Very good news. — end —

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Art Blakey: God Has Given Us Another Chance

“Art’s tough-love leadership style gave each band member the chance to find and prove himself, as Wayne [Shorter] remembered: ‘Blakey told us that every time we go on the stand, we should remember this one thing: We should always remember … Continue reading

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Terri Lyne Carrington: The Spiritual Journey of Being Creative

For Terri Lyne Carrington, drumming is a spiritual act by Alexander Varty on February 11th, 2015 at 12:13 PM …Terri Lyne Carrington cites Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, and Jack DeJohnette as her primary mentors. Like DeJohnette, she’s honed her technique … Continue reading

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Alphonse Mouzon: Weather Report Was Sort of Draining

SKF NOTE: Alphonse Mouzon was in McCoy Tyner‘s group when he gave this interview, comparing his experience playing with Tyner and Weather Report. Tyner’s group also included Calvin Hill (bass), Sonny Fortune (reeds, flute). Mouzon was with Weather Report for … Continue reading

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