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Wayne Shorter interview

Duration:
57 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 18 February 2014

Jamie Cullum plays an hour of jazz music ranging from its heritage to its future.

This week, Jamie's guest is the American jazz saxophonist and composer Wayne Shorter.

Wayne Shorter talks about drawing his inspiration from a range of musicians - from Mozart to Art Tatum. The saxophonist then reminisces about working with Miles Davis, putting together Native Dancer with Milton Nascimento and his time in Weather Report.

He also talks about making his latest album Without A Net, his first for the Blue Note label since 1970.

Music Played

16 items
  • Image for Dinah Washington

    Dinah Washington I'll Drown In My Tears

    Dinah '63, Roulette Records

  • Image for GoGo Penguin

    GoGo Penguin Hopopono

    v2.0, Gondwana Records

  • Image for Scottish National Jazz Orchestra feat. Kurt Elling

    Scottish National Jazz Orchestra feat. Kurt Elling Duke Ellington's Sound Of Love

    American Adventure, Spartacus Records

  • Image for Herb Ellis and Joe Pass

    Herb Ellis and Joe Pass Seven Come Eleven

    Two For The Road, Pablo Records

  • Wayne Shorter Interview

    • Image for Wayne Shorter

      Wayne Shorter Speak No Evil

      Speak No Evil, Blue Note

    • Image for Art Tatum

      Art Tatum Tea For Two

      Tea For Two, Black Lion

    • Image for Barry Wordsworth and Capella Istropolitana

      Barry Wordsworth and Capella Istropolitana Mozart Symphony No. 40 In G Minor

      Cinema Classics 12, Naxos Records

    • Image for Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers

      Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers Moanin'

      Moanin', Blue Note

    • Image for Wayne Shorter

      Wayne Shorter Joanna's Theme

      1+1, Verve Records

    • Image for Weather Report

      Weather Report Birdland

      Heavy Weather, Columbia

    • Image for Miles Davis Quintet

      Miles Davis Quintet Footprints

      Adam's Apple, Blue Note

    • Image for Wayne Shorter

      Wayne Shorter Starry Night

      Without A Net, Blue Note

  • Image for Jason Rebello

    Jason Rebello New Joy

    Anything But Look, Lyte Records

  • Image for Weather Report

    Weather Report 125th Street Congress

    Sweetnighter, Columbia

  • Zara McFarlane BBC Maida Vale Session

    • Image for Zara McFarlane

      Zara McFarlane Woman In The Olive Groves (BBC Maida Vale Session Track)

  • Image for Steve Lacy

    Steve Lacy Bye Ya

    Bye-Ya, Free Lance

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