Wayne Shorter http://wrti.org en Wayne Shorter And The Year's Other Passing Scenery http://wrti.org/post/wayne-shorter-and-years-other-passing-scenery It says a lot about his enduring hold on jazz listeners that over a half century into his career, the descriptive phrases most commonly put in front of <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15294444/wayne-shorter" target="_blank">Wayne Shorter</a>'s name — along with "the great saxophonist and composer" — remain "the elusive" and "the enigmatic." The inside tray card to Shorter's <em>Without a Net</em>, the runaway Best Album winner in this year's <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/bestmusic2013/2013/12/16/251761858/the-2013-npr-music-jazz-critics-poll" target="_blank">NPR Music Jazz Critics Poll Wed, 18 Dec 2013 16:05:00 +0000 Francis DavisNPR Music 6825 at http://wrti.org Wayne Shorter And The Year's Other Passing Scenery "Shorter" Songs And Sambas: Big Band Jazz, August 26th, 7 pm http://wrti.org/post/shorter-songs-and-sambas-big-band-jazz-august-26th-7-pm <p>Tune in to hear some of Wayne Shorter's compositions done Big Band style to note his August 25th birthday. We'll also shake out a few sambas from bands including Thad Jones/ Mel Lewis and Bobby Sanabria. Don't miss it! Sunday, August, 26th, 7 to 8 pm.</p><p>http://youtu.be/Ux71TgLSmNw</p> Fri, 24 Aug 2012 20:18:55 +0000 Bob Craig 4329 at http://wrti.org "Shorter" Songs And Sambas: Big Band Jazz, August 26th, 7 pm