"Wasn't band leader and saxophonist Wayne Shorter just in town last year?," you ask. Damn straight, he was. With any luck, he'll be here next year, or later this year. Shorter performs at the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (not the Opera House as I previously wrote, sorryyy) tomorrow night, with the show starting at 8 p.m. Tickets are still available.
The prolific and super hard-working 81 year-old performer and composer has a very strong quartet going these days. As with the wide-ranging music of Shorter's own vanguard career, this telepathically in-tune bunch encompass a lot that's so great and interesting in the history of the music.