Wayne Shorter Quartet
Wed, Apr 14, 7:30 - 10:00 pm
Jaqua Concert Hall, The Shedd Institute
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Hailed by Jazz Times as "one of the greatest composer-saxophonists in the history of jazz," Wayne Shorter led a new generation of musicians through his compositions for Miles Davis' legendary second quintet and pioneering fusion works with Weather Report. Since his reemergence in 1985 with Grammy-nominated Atlantis, Shorter has added 4 albums to his existing repertoire of 19 solo releases. With his new all-star quartet, which has captured major critical acclaim and Downbeat's Acoustic Jazz Group of the Year Award, Shorter employs a fully acoustic setup to play all new compositions at The Shedd on April 14th.

"Wayne Shorter is one of the most unique and influential saxophonists and composers performing today." -- The Saxophone Journal

"One of the greatest composer-saxophonists in the history of jazz" -- Jazz Times

"One of the most significant composers and individual saxophonists in jazz since he joined Art Blakey in 1959." -- The New York Times

Wayne Shorter, tenor and soprano saxophone

Brian Blade, drums

John Patitucci, bass

Danilo Perez, piano

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Jaqua Concert Hall
The John G. Shedd Institute for the Arts
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Eugene, Oregon
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