Wayne Shorter

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Born: 08/25/1933 in Newark, New Jersey, USA

Filmography

Music (18)

Miles Ahead 2016 (Movie)

Live Concert Band Member (Music)

Miles Ahead 2016 (Movie)

Soprano Saxophone("What's Wrong With That") (Song Performer)

Miles Ahead 2016 (Movie)

("Sanctuary") (Song)

Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Performer

Finding Forrester 2000 (Movie)

songs("Feio" "Santuary") (Song)

The Real Blonde 1998 (Movie)

(Song)

The Real Blonde 1998 (Movie)

("Infant Eyes") (Song Performer)

Losing Isaiah 1995 (Movie)

saxophone solos (Music)

Partners 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Music

The Fugitive 1993 (Movie)

saxophone solos (Music)

Glengarry Glen Ross 1992 (Movie)

Tenor and Soprano Saxophone Performer (Song Performer)

Mo' Better Blues 1990 (Movie)

("Footprints") (Song)

Art Blakey: The Jazz Messenger 1989 (Movie)

(Song)

Art Blakey: The Jazz Messenger 1989 (Movie)

("Lester Left Town") (Song Performer)

Lost Angels 1989 (Movie)

saxophonist (Music)

Newport Jazz '86 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Song Performer

Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling 1986 (Movie)

Saxophone Solo (Soloist)

L' Homme aux yeux d'argent 1984 (Movie)

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Actor (14)

Jazz at the White House 2015 - 2016 (TV Show)

Performer

The 36th Annual Kennedy Center Honors 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Actor

Herbie Hancock: Possibilities 2006 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Birdland 1991 - 1992 (Tv Show)

Actor

Love Crimes 1992 (Movie)

Jazz Quartet Member (Actor)

Miles and Friends 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

All-Star Tribute to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Art Blakey: The Jazz Messenger 1989 (Movie)

(Actor)

Our Common Future 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Miles Ahead: The Music of Miles Davis 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

Newport Jazz '86 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

Round Midnight 1986 (Movie)

Tenor Saxophonist (Actor)

Milestones

2016

Earned a Guggenheim fellowship for composition.

2014

Received the Grammy Lifetime Acheivement Award.

1959

Recorded his first solo album, Introducing Wayne Shorter.

Bonus Trivia

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Shorter played with piano legend Horace Silver while still serving in the Army in the late '50s.

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The first album on which the longtime tenor player picked up a soprano sax was Miles Davis's 1969 album In a Silent Way.

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Shorter's 1974 album Native Dancer, featuring vocalist Milton Nascimento, was the record that helped the singer break through beyond his native Brazil.

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