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Wayne Shorter

About this Artist

WAYNE SHORTER has been called a genius, a trailblazer, a visionary, and one of the world’s greatest composers. Among his many accolades, Shorter is the recipient of the NEA Jazz Masters Award (1998), the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award (2015), and most recently, the prestigious Polar Music Prize (2017) and the Kennedy Center Honors (2018). Tonight, with Wayne and his wife, Carolina, in the audience, we are honored to have members of Wayne’s Quartet and special guests celebrate his music.