Header

SUPER NOVA

Wayne Shorter

Jazz Rock/Fusion


From Progarchives.com, the ultimate progressive rock music website

Wayne Shorter Super Nova album cover
3.07 | 5 ratings | 2 reviews | 20% 5 stars

Write a review
Buy WAYNE SHORTER Music
from Progarchives.com partners
Studio Album, released in 1969

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. "Supernova" - 4:45
2. "Sweet Pea" - 4:35
3. "Dindi" (Jobim) - 9:45
4. "Water Babies" - 4:50
5. "Capricorn" - 7:45
6. "More Than Human" - 6:10

Lyrics

Search WAYNE SHORTER Super Nova lyrics

Music tabs (tablatures)

Search WAYNE SHORTER Super Nova tabs

Line-up / Musicians

* Wayne Shorter - soprano saxophone
* John McLaughlin - acoustic and electric guitar (1, 2, 4 & 5)
* Sonny Sharrock - electric guitar
* Miroslav Vitous - bass
* Jack DeJohnette - drums, thumb piano
* Chick Corea - drums, vibes
* Airto Moreira - percussion
* Walter Booker - acoustic guitar (3)
* Maria Booker - vocals (3)

Releases information

Blue Note

Thanks to clarke2001 for the addition
Edit this entry

WAYNE SHORTER MP3, Free Download (music stream)


Open extended player in a new pop-up window | Random Playlist (50) | How to submit new MP3s
No MP3/Stream available for this artist.
Collaborate with Progarchives.com, learn how to submit new MP3s.

Buy WAYNE SHORTER Super Nova Music


Super NovaSuper Nova
Blue Note Records 1990
Audio CD$5.94
$5.94 (used)
Super NovaSuper Nova
Import
Imports 2014
Audio CD$13.52
$19.64 (used)
Shorter, Wayne Super Nova Jazz Rock/FusionShorter, Wayne Super Nova Jazz Rock/Fusion
Records
Audio CD$23.91
Super NovaSuper Nova
EMI Distribution 1987
Audio Cassette$1.98 (used)
Right Now on Ebay (logo)
WAYNE SHORTER: Super Nova LP (cut corner, disc close to M-) rare Jazz USD $50.00 Buy It Now 1 day
Wayne Shorter/Super Nova/Blue Note/BST84332/VG+/VG++ USD $24.99 Buy It Now 1 day
Super Nova by Wayne Shorter (CD, Jan-1988, Blue Note (Label)) USD $13.95 Buy It Now 1 day
WAYNE SHORTER SUPER NOVA BLUE NOTE BST-84332 SEALED SS ORIGINAL USD $39.95 Buy It Now 5 days
WAYNE SHORTER Super Nova BLUE NOTE Stereo LIBERTY NM- & NM/MINT PROMO USD $35.00 Buy It Now 5 days
Super Nova - Wayne Shorter New & Sealed Compact Disc Free Shipping USD $15.59 Buy It Now 5 days
Wayne Shorter - Super Nova 1969 Free Jazz LP Vinyl Record Album USD $45.00 Buy It Now 5 days
Wayne Shorter ?- Super Nova Blue Note 84332 Sealed Capitol Hole Punch 1988 USD $22.22 Buy It Now 6 days
WAYNE SHORTER-SUPER NOVA-JAPAN SHM-CD Ltd/Ed C94 USD $18.50 Buy It Now 7 days
WAYNE SHORTER-SUPER NOVA-JAPAN ISSUE BLUE NOTE KING +OBI USD $48.99 Buy It Now 8 days
Super Nova - Wayne Shorter (2014, CD New) USD $22.61 Buy It Now 8 days
Wayne Shorter - Super Nova [CD New] USD $21.84 Buy It Now 8 days
Wayne Shorter - Super Nova [CD New] USD $9.48 Buy It Now 9 days
WAYNE SHORTER - SUPER NOVA NEW CD USD $15.08 Buy It Now 9 days
WAYNE SHORTER-SUPER NOVA-JAPAN BLUE NOTE CD D25 USD $19.99 Buy It Now 9 days
Super Nova by Wayne Shorter *New CD* USD $20.59 Buy It Now 9 days
Shorter,Wayne - Super Nova (CD New) USD $9.79 Buy It Now 9 days
Super Nova by Wayne Shorter (CD, Jan-1988, Blue Note (Label)) USD $6.51 Buy It Now 10 days
Super Nova - Wayne Shorter USD $9.23 Buy It Now 10 days
WAYNE SHORTER**SUPER NOVA**CD USD $6.50 Buy It Now 11 days
WAYNE SHORTER - SUPER NOVA [WAYNE SHORTER] [4988005850935] - NEW CD USD $18.86 Buy It Now 11 days
WAYNE SHORTER - SUPER NOVA (IMPORT) NEW CD USD $30.68 Buy It Now 11 days
SHORTER, WAYNE-SUPER NOVA CD NEW USD $12.76 Buy It Now 11 days
Original Jazz Fusion LP: Wayne Shorter ~ Super Nova ~ Blue Note BST 84332 Stereo USD $25.00 Buy It Now 13 days
WAYNE SHORTER - SUPER NOVA [WAYNE SHORTER] - NEW CD USD $8.12 Buy It Now 13 days
Super Nova by Wayne Shorter (CD, Jan-1988, Blue Note (Label)) USD $5.90 Buy It Now 14 days
Jazz Blue Note 84332 Wayne Shorter " Super nova " USD $19.99 Buy It Now 16 days
Wayne Shorter - Super Nova (1990) - New - Compact Disc USD $9.12 Buy It Now 17 days
Wayne Shorter - Super Nova - UK LP - Original 1977 Release [A] USD $20.20 Buy It Now 18 days
Wayne Shorter Super Nova on Blue Note - Japan King LP USD $26.55 Buy It Now 22 days
WAYNE SHORTER SUPER NOVA JAPAN CD OBI 3200yen CP32 1ST USD $49.99 Buy It Now 24 days
WAYNE SHORTER Super Nova LP BLUE NOTE 70's US press chick corea airto moreira  USD $4.99 Buy It Now 25 days
Wayne Shorter : Super Nova CD (1999) USD $8.89 Buy It Now 27 days
SHORTER, WAYNE super nova EX/VG JAPAN / USA BST84332 | 14-0821-043 USD $30.99 Buy It Now 28 days
Super Nova - Shorter,Wayne New & Sealed SHM-CD Free Shipping USD $32.71 Buy It Now 28 days
Wayne Shorter - Super Nova CD USD $14.99 Buy It Now 29 days


More places to buy WAYNE SHORTER music online Buy WAYNE SHORTER & Prog Rock Digital Music online:
  • AmazonMP3: Search for WAYNE SHORTER DRM-Free MP3 Downloads @ AmazonMP3 (USA Only) | AmazonMP3 (UK Only)

WAYNE SHORTER Super Nova ratings distribution


3.07
(5 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(20%)
20%
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(20%)
20%
Good, but non-essential (60%)
60%
Collectors/fans only (0%)
0%
Poor. Only for completionists (0%)
0%

WAYNE SHORTER Super Nova reviews


Showing all collaborators reviews and last reviews preview | Show all reviews/ratings

Collaborators/Experts Reviews

Review by js (Easy Money)
SPECIAL COLLABORATOR Honorary Collaborator / Retired Admin
3 stars I would have thought that a Wayne Shorter album from the late 60s would have had more of a jazz-rock flavor, but that's not the case with Super Nova. Recorded while Miles was recording In a Silent Way, this album by contrast is noisy, cluttered, polyrhythmic and part of that classic 60s avant-jazz sound that includes Coltrane, Archie Shepp and Albert Ayler. Yet, Shorter stands apart from the other three because his music is not as loud, forceful or cliche as theirs. Most of the tunes on this album feature Wayne playing an abstract lead melody on the soprano sax and then leading his band with a lengthy solo. No other members of the band solo, but their busy rhythm playing often adds a thick tapestry of counter melodies.

Shorter has arranged an interesting combination of musicians here. Having the avant-gardist Sonny Sharrock on guitar with the more rockin Jon McLaughlin seems like an odd pairing, but they work things out with McLaughlin often adapting some of Sharrock's more unique takes on guitar technique. Add to those two; Airto, DeJohnette and Corea on drums and tuned percussion, plus Mirslov Vitous on bass and you have a very full busy sound, but thankfully handled with sensitivity and never particularly loud or annoying.

Two songs break the jazz improv mold, Sweet Pea's long oboe like melody and double classical guitar accompaniment sounds like a modern concert hall piece, and A.C. Jobim's classic Dindi is surrounded with an avant/African intro and outro. If you are looking for Weather Report or 60s Miles you won't find it here, but you will find an excellent avant jazz record delivered with taste and restraint.

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password

WARNING: Forum software upgrade in progress, login function maybe affected for some users during that time.

Send comments to js (Easy Money) (BETA) | Report this review (#235743) | Review Permalink
Posted Saturday, August 29, 2009

Review by Kazuhiro
PROG REVIEWER
3 stars The content of the Solo album of Wayne Shorter announced in parallel with Quintet of Miles Davis became musical a variety of indeed rapidly in the latter half of the 60's his of that thought and might have been made an embodiment. The fact for Jazz of the mode to become a constant main current and to carry everything before one the world of Jazz will be sure to have developed with the idea of Miles Davis. It challenged with Music's revolution and their groping and creation were rapidly lively in the item of Jazz in the expectation toward the 70's. the directionality of Music whom the self had to pursue other musicians

Especially, the creation to the music of musicians who are related to the work of Miles Davis will have feeling to turn the directionality of Jazz in the 70's and to establish. And, the listener might have been told the way it should be as a base that indeed supported the dawn of Jazz and Fusion based on those elements for individual work.

If the content of the album by which Wayne Shorter worked as Solo Album in the latter half of the 60's was considered, did the charm of the revolution of the listener. Cool impression of "Adam's Apple" and talent for composition of Wayne Shorter. And, I will be able to ask "Schizophrenia" for posture in which it challenged music as his for rush into by Wayne Shorter in the 70's one indicator though it is difficult time. It was time when "In A Silent Way" of Miles Davis had been exactly announced at this time. Musicians might have felt the wave of the change in an easy loud sound in the flow. The deriving flow was absorbed by individual musicians and showed various sides. This "Super Nova" is an item of Jazz when considering it from the respect. Or, the fact that is the album of the content that leads to much for Wayne Shorter is clear now.

Time that should be able to be called dawn of Jazz/Fusion. Or, this album announced at the important time that should be able to be called a miracle faced in the 70's in the 60's might also play a major role as one of the indicators of the important music character that Jazz/Fusion at that time has. The element can be counted as one of the music created from another angle that derives from Miles Davis.

Might do the charm of Wayne Shorter in the world of SF at infancy and it be true to have announced the tune and the idea to often hear the element. The performance that can be listened by this "Super Nova" might be a content where the direction to the idea that he was exactly considering at that time and music appears remarkably. This album might be an important material when talking about the history of Jazz/Fusion.

Sense of Wayne Shorter that completely draws out part where guitar by John McLaughlin and Sonny Sharrock is good. And, the role of Miroslav Vitous that has a presentiment of the flow connected with Weather Report. Or, it is partial where Jack DeJohnette was appointed to make the content of this album an embodiment more perfectly. And, the role and the fact that Chick Corea is taken charge of the drum and the vibraphone as a point that should make a special mention and devoted to the musical instruments. The role might be really unusual. And, the role of Walter Booker that becomes the relation of the brother-in-law for Wayne Shorter. These musicians were people who contributed to the flow of Jazz the idea of Wayne Shorter and at that time. The flow of Jazz/Fusion has changed rapidly exactly.

"Super Nova" remarkably shows directionality that Jazz really at that time should face. It will be able to be said that the flood of the sound that mixes with the tohubohu is one of the music created from another flow different from Miles Davis. The calculated music that doesn't end only by the element of Free Jazz is never progressed.

I feel the depth of the interior of this album as for the melody and the atmosphere of a sensual guitar of "Swee Pea". Wayne Shorter that will perform soprano Sax by proposing Miles Davis satisfactorily demonstrates features of the musical instruments. The flow of a quiet sound in which the one space is imagined might be good each other.

"Dindi" in which Maria Booker and Walter Booker only participate in this album is recorded as a tune of A.C.Jobim. The part of ethnical is taken without destroying the entire impression of the album and it progresses. The part of a glossy melody and a strong percussion has succeeded in the piling of the atmosphere of the album. The tune shifts to a quiet flow and rushes into the part of Bossa Nova. An intense part appears again and the tune accompanies an enchantment element. Extent in which Maria Booker who is Portuguese has been appointed to the song has succeeded.

As for "Water Babies", the melody of soprano Sax that Wayne Shorter is beautiful twines round the guitar. The atmosphere of the drum of Jack DeJohnette contributes to the tune. The tune advances while keeping the light of gloss. The melody of Sax that shines in a chaotic impression gives the listener good atmosphere.

It starts from the impression that "Capricorn" is chaotic. The listener might be able to discover the fact that these flows really give musical the revolution for the field of Jazz/Fusion. Musician's ensemble has gone well while maintaining the form of Free Jazz. The one space flow will have been one revolution as the situation of music at that time.

"More Than Human" that decorates the end of the album advances with an enchantment impression. The expectation might be blocked in the composition of a freely advanced almost crack to the form of standard Jazz [**] tune at the same time as having a presentiment of the shape of Jazz that rushes into in the 70's.

The last stage of the 60's would have been indeed time of groping and the imagination for the kingdom of music. And, the idea of the musician produced momentarily at the time of rushed into by music at a little difficult time is to have the part of the miracle. It might be one of the very important albums in the flow of music that revolutionizes the power of this "Super Nova". And, it might be one of the important works when talking about the history of the music of Wayne Shorter. And, his fans have a lot of opinions that this album is enumerated as one of the masterpieces in the work of Wayne Shorter. "Super Nova" is always talked about as a content that always fades never.

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password

WARNING: Forum software upgrade in progress, login function maybe affected for some users during that time.

Send comments to Kazuhiro (BETA) | Report this review (#244422) | Review Permalink
Posted Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Latest members reviews

No review or rating for the moment | Submit a review

Post a review of WAYNE SHORTER "Super Nova"

You must be a forum member to post a review, please register here if you are not.

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password

WARNING: Forum software upgrade in progress, login function maybe affected for some users during that time.

Copyright Prog Archives, All rights reserved. | Legal Notice | Privacy Policy | Advertise | RSS + syndications

Other sites in the MAC network: JazzMusicArchives.com — the ultimate jazz music virtual community | MetalMusicArchives.com — the ultimate metal music virtual community


Server processing time: 0.82 seconds