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Without A Net

by Wayne Shorter

Without A Net by Wayne Shorter

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Without A Net

by Wayne Shorter

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Label: Blue Note Records
It's a big deal whenever the sax titan who wrote for Miles and Blakey plays some new songs and old classics with a great band. So, how good is this outing? As an acoustic cut, "Plaza Real" finds a power beyond Weather Report's fusion approach, while "Orbits" feels graver than the take on Miles Smiles. The new stuff is deep, too: "Myrrh" leaves a haunting burn, and "S.S. Golden Mean" quotes Dizzy's "Manteca" before finding its own groove. Yet the jaw-dropper is "Pegasus," an extended opus for jazz group plus wind quintet that reveals Shorter's undiminished compositional and instrumental genius.

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It's a big deal whenever the sax titan who wrote for Miles and Blakey plays some new songs and old classics with a great band. So, how good is this outing? As an acoustic cut, "Plaza Real" finds a power beyond Weather Report's fusion approach, while "Orbits" feels graver than the take on Miles Smiles. The new stuff is deep, too: "Myrrh" leaves a haunting burn, and "S.S. Golden Mean" quotes Dizzy's "Manteca" before finding its own groove. Yet the jaw-dropper is "Pegasus," an extended opus for jazz group plus wind quintet that reveals Shorter's undiminished compositional and instrumental genius.

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About This Album

It's a big deal whenever the sax titan who wrote for Miles and Blakey plays some new songs and old classics with a great band. So, how good is this outing? As an acoustic cut, "Plaza Real" finds a power beyond Weather Report's fusion approach, while "Orbits" feels graver than the take on Miles Smiles. The new stuff is deep, too: "Myrrh" leaves a haunting burn, and "S.S. Golden Mean" quotes Dizzy's "Manteca" before finding its own groove. Yet the jaw-dropper is "Pegasus," an extended opus for jazz group plus wind quintet that reveals Shorter's undiminished compositional and instrumental genius.