Wayne Shorter to Obtain Lifetime Achievement Award at Jazz Music Awards: Full Nominations Checklist

Saxophonist and composer Wayne Shorter is slated to obtain a lifetime achievement award on the inaugural Jazz Music Awards, set for Oct. 22 on the Cobb Vitality Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta.

Shorter, 88, got here to prominence within the late Fifties as a member of Artwork Blakey’s Jazz Messengers. Within the Nineteen Sixties, he joined Miles Davis’ quintet after which co-founded the jazz fusion band Climate Report. Shorter, an 11-time Grammy winner, obtained a lifetime achievement award from the Recording Academy in 2015 and the Polar Music Prize in 2017.

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