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Music Review: Wayne Shorter's 'Alegria'

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Music Review: Wayne Shorter's 'Alegria'

Music Review: Wayne Shorter's 'Alegria'

Music Review: Wayne Shorter's 'Alegria'

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Wayne Shorter's new record, Alegria, is being released just in time for the legendary jazz saxophonist's 70th birthday. From classical to avant-garde jazz, the album spans the myriad styles Shorter has embraced during his 50-year career. Michelle Mercer offers a review.