by Michelle Mercer
Hardcover, 298 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $24.95 |
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A portrait of jazz saxophonist and composer Wayne Shorter traces the course of his fifty-year career, from his youth in 1930s Newark, New Jersey, to the present day, and assesses his influence on the development of modern jazz.
March 2, 2005 Music critic Michelle Mercer spent nearly three years working on a biography of jazz legend Wayne Shorter. In the process, she learned a lot about Shorter, his music — and the importance of the silence between sounds.
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