Wayne Shorter

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Birthday
25, 1933
Birthplace
Newark, NJ
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
25, 1933 (age 86)
Birthplace
Newark, NJ

About

Grammy Award-winning saxophonist and composer for Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers.

Before Fame

He graduated from New York University and performed with Miles Davis's band.

Trivia

He released many recordings on Blue Note.

Family Life

He married Teruka (Irene) Nakagami in 1961 and they had a daughter named Miyako.

Associated With

He recorded the 1974s album Native Dancer, which features Herbie Hancock, among other jazzmen.