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Wayne Shorter

Wayne Shorter
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Wayne Shorter (born August 25, 1933) is an American jazz saxophonist and composer. He first garnered acclaim as a member of Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers in the 50s, then went on to play with Miles Davis through the 60s and into the 70s electric period. He co-founded Weather Report in 1970. His first release as leader came in 1959, and he continued to operate as a solo artist through his tenure with Miles Davis and Weather Report. Many of his compositions have entered the standard repertoire of jazz.
Photo by Francis Wolf, courtesy of Blue Note Records
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Terri Lyne Carrington — Real Life Story Terri Lyne Carrington — Real Life Story
(Verve 837 697, 1989, CD / LP)
Wayne Shorter — Phantom Navigator Wayne Shorter — Phantom Navigator
(Columbia CK 40373, 1987, CD)
Weather Report — This Is This Weather Report — This Is This
(Columbia CK 40280, 1986, CD)
Weather Report — Sportin' Life Weather Report — Sportin' Life
(Columbia CK 39908, 1985, CD)
Weather Report — Domino Theory Weather Report — Domino Theory
(Columbia 512688 2, 1984/2003, CD)
Weather Report — Live and Unreleased Weather Report — Live and Unreleased
(Columbia C2K 65526, 1983/2002, 2CD)
Weather Report — Procession Weather Report — Procession
(Columbia COL 489775 2, 1983/1991, CD)
Weather Report — The Legendary Live Tapes: 1978-1981 Weather Report — The Legendary Live Tapes: 1978-1981
(Columbia 88875141272, 1981/2015, 4CD)
Weather Report — Night Passage Weather Report — Night Passage
(Columbia CK 36793, 1980/1991, CD)
Weather Report — 8:30 Weather Report — 8:30
(Columbia CK 46869, 1979/1991, CD)
Weather Report — Mr. Gone Weather Report — Mr. Gone
(Columbia CK 46869, 1978/1991, CD)
Weather Report — Heavy Weather Weather Report — Heavy Weather
(Columbia CK 65108, 1977/1997, CD)
Weather Report — Black Market Weather Report — Black Market
(Columbia CK 65169, 1976/2002, CD)
Weather Report — Tale Spinnin' Weather Report — Tale Spinnin'
(Columbia CK 65110, 1975/2002, CD)
Miles Davis — Big Fun Miles Davis — Big Fun
(Columbia C2K 63973, 1974/2000, 2CD)
Weather Report — Mysterious Traveller Weather Report — Mysterious Traveller
(Columbia CK 65112, 1974/2002, CD)
Weather Report — Sweetnighter Weather Report — Sweetnighter
(Columbia CK 64976, 1973/1996, CD)
McCoy Tyner — Extensions McCoy Tyner — Extensions
(Blue Note BN-LA 006-F, 1972, LP)
Weather Report — I Sing the Body Electric Weather Report — I Sing the Body Electric
(Columbia CK 46107, 1972/1990, CD)
Miles Davis — Jack Johnson (aka A Tribute to Jack Johnson) Miles Davis — Jack Johnson (aka A Tribute to Jack Johnson)
(Columbia CK 93599, 1971/2005, CD)
Miles Davis — Live-Evil Miles Davis — Live-Evil
(Columbia C2K 65135, 1971/1997, 2CD)
Weather Report — Weather Report Weather Report — Weather Report
(Columbia CK 48824, 1971/2000, CD)
Miles Davis — Bitches Brew Miles Davis — Bitches Brew
(Columbia C2K 65774, 1970/1999, 2CD)
Miles Davis — The Complete Bitches Brew Sessions Miles Davis — The Complete Bitches Brew Sessions
(Columbia C4K 65570, 1970/1998, 4CD)
Miles Davis — Fillmore East, New York City, NY 3/6/70 Miles Davis — Fillmore East, New York City, NY 3/6/70
((Not on label) no# (bootlegs only), 1970, DL)
Miles Davis — Live at the Fillmore East (March 7, 1970) - It's About That Time Miles Davis — Live at the Fillmore East (March 7, 1970) - It's About That Time
(Columbia C2K 85191, 1970/2001, 2CD)
McCoy Tyner — Esxpansions McCoy Tyner — Esxpansions
(Blue Note BST 84338, 1969, LP)
Miles Davis — Filles de Kilimanjaro Miles Davis — Filles de Kilimanjaro
(Columbia CK 86555, 1969/2002, CD)
Miles Davis — In a Silent Way Miles Davis — In a Silent Way
(Columbia CK 86556, 1969/2002, CD)
Miles Davis — Water Babies Miles Davis — Water Babies
(Columbia CK 86557, 1969/2002, CD)
Miles Davis — Miles in the Sky Miles Davis — Miles in the Sky
(Columbia CK 65684, 1968/1998, CD)
Miles Davis — Nefertiti Miles Davis — Nefertiti
(Columbia CK 65681, 1967/1998, CD)
Miles Davis — Sorcerer Miles Davis — Sorcerer
(Columbia CK 65680, 1967/1998, CD)
Miles Davis — E.S.P. Miles Davis — E.S.P.
(Columbia CK 46863, 1965/1998, CD)
Wayne Shorter — The Soothsayer Wayne Shorter — The Soothsayer
(Blue Note LT-988, 1965/1979, LP)
Wayne Shorter — Juju Wayne Shorter — Juju
(Blue Note BLP 4182, 1964, LP)
Wayne Shorter — Night Dreamer Wayne Shorter — Night Dreamer
(Blue Note BLP 4173, 1964, LP)

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