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Wayne Shorter - Introducing Wayne Shorter [Aka: Blues A La Carte] CD (album) cover


Wayne Shorter


Jazz Rock/Fusion

3.00 | 5 ratings

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3 stars Wayne Shorter informs the world of the name as composer/Sax player for the item of Jazz. It is loved by various musicians because it exists as Jazz Giants in the world of Jazz now.

The talent is true that the world admits, and his activity changes shape and offers the listener the bang-up job by competing with various musicians the exhaust of a lot of standard Jazz to the world.

The melody and the arrangement of the tune that he composed as a charm of his music are true that should make a special mention. The a little strangeness and a fantastic theme and Ad-Rib are acts that only he can do and competing with other musicians and offered tunes demonstrate the charm enough in it.

He awakes in Jazz at high school student's time, and it becomes crazy and it awakes to the road of the composition at university student's time. It works and it meets Horace Silver at the musician such as Joe Zawinul and this time. And, he will join the combo of Art Blakey on the introduction of trumpeter's Maynard Ferguson. As for doing the result of informing the world of his name soon [**], work with this Art Blakey might be famous.

This album produced in such a flow became first Solo Album for Wayne Shorter. Wayne Shorter has been invited to the session by player on the piano's Wynton Kelly before he competes with Art Blakey. The session is done by Vee Jay Records. Wayne Shorter contracts to Vee Jay and begins the production of this album based on the details. And, Solo Album will be regularly made in parallel with work with Art Blakey.

It is guessed that Vee Jay Records at this time drew high expectations to Wayne Shorter. If the musician who participated in the recording of this album is seen, it is likely to understand. The composition of the album is hardened by the tune that oneself composed with showing also of Wayne Shorter that is accompanied by Lee Morgan also who is the colleague of the combo of Art Blakey in addition to the line in which the combo of Miles Davis and performs dignity already.

The composition of the tune with the progress of irregular Blues and the tune with the element of Modal will not stay in simple Be-Bop. As for [****] and wanting do "Harry's Last Stand", the charm of Wayne Shorter is demonstrated enough. It progresses by a fantastic melody of not simple Blues "Blues A La Carte" but Shoretr. The element of Modal can be felt enough. The stability of how to put it and the performance of fast and slow might be being done enough by musicians who perform. It is felt that this album has been completed enough as his style in the history of his long music.

Kazuhiro | 3/5 |


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