Wayne Shorter with the Monterey Jazz Festival Wind Ensemble
Jazz great Wayne Shorter was selected to create the 2016 Monterey Jazz Festival Commission. The premiere performance of this new work was performed on the Jimmy Lyons Stage, on September 18, 2016. The Wayne Shorter Quartet performed with the Monterey Jazz Festival Wind Ensemble. The quartet was composed of:
Wayne Shorter, tenor & soprano saxophone
Danilo Pérez, piano
John Patitucci, bass
Brian Blade, drums
The wind ensemble was conducted by Nicole Paiement.
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