Rod Meade Sperry looks at the life, art, and Buddhism of the jazz great Wayne Shorter.
Wayne Shorter is one of jazz’s great geniuses, and at 85 remains an inspired, inspiring workhorse. His new three-disc album — which comes matched with a graphic novel — showcases his innovation, recalls his storied career, and reflects his Buddhist practice.
“Right here in this group of five, you have the whole picture,” said Glass of this year’s group of honorees.
In this impassioned open letter, jazz giants (and Buddhists) Herbie Hancock & Wayne Shorter point the way to a more artful, peaceful world.
The new, co-penned “open letter” seems to be informed by the two musicians’ shared concerns as Buddhists.