Thursday, August 22, 2013
Miles Davis and Wayne Shorter
"The six years I was with Miles, we never talked about music. We never had a rehearsal. Jazz shouldn’t have any mandates. Jazz is not supposed to be something that’s required to sound like jazz. For me, the word 'jazz' means, 'I dare you.'" —Wayne Shorter
Wayne Shorter makes his Celebrity Series debut as part of the Wayne Shorter 80th Birthday Celebration (which will also feature John Patitucci, Danilo Perez, Brian Blade, Dave Douglas, Joe Lovano, Terri Lyne Carrington, Esperanza Spalding, Geri Allen, Lawrence Fields, Linda Oh, and Joey Barron).
Tip of the cap to Jason Crane and Destinationout.
Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Check out Listen Magazine's interview with pianist Yuja Wang.
Yuja Wang performs on the Celebrity Series of Boston 75th Anniversary Season at Jordan Hall on October 18.