Playlist: Wayne's World

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May 18, 2020 | by SFJAZZ

Wayne Shorter, 'Et Cetera' Session in 1965 (Photo by Francis Wolff)

Wayne Shorter is one of the greatest composers of his generation, across any genre. His work is revered in the jazz world and beyond, and many of his compositions have become standard repertoire. To shed light on Shorter's immense body of work, our curated "Wayne's World" playlist takes you through a number of the legend's collaborations and works — essential listening before this week's all-star Fridays at Five Wayne Shorter Celebration streaming concert featuring Kamasi Washington, Terrace Martin, and Wayne's quartet members Danilo Pérez, John Patitucci, and Brian Blade.



(originally posted August 25, 2016)