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Jazz on the Bay. KCSM. International Jazz Day: Tribute to Wayne Shorter
April 30 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
|Jazz on the Bay with Melanie O’Reilly
||Sun, Apr 30th from 9:00AM – 10:00AM (California)/ 5pm -6pm Ireland)
Episode 14: Wayne Shorter
As a special tribute to the late Wayne Shorter who passed away last month on March 2nd, 2023, Melanie O’Reilly replays an interview captured backstage at the National Concert Hall Dublin Ireland with the legendary composer and saxophonist. The multi-Grammy Award winner broke new ground as a member of Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers, and later joined Miles Davis’ second great quintet, and cofounded the jazz fusion band Weather Report. Wayne shared his extraordinary life story and career talking about his inspirations and memorable recordings. (Originally broadcast on RTE Radio 1, Ireland’s National Broadcasting station, this program was part of this series which won the Irish National Radio Award).