Footprints Live!

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footprints live!
Live album by Wayne Shorter
Released 2002
Recorded July 14–24, 2001
Genre Jazz
Length 63:29
Label Verve
Producer Marcus Miller
Wayne Shorter chronology
1 + 1
(1997)
Footprints Live!
(2002)
Alegría
(2003)

footprints live! is a live album by saxophonist Wayne Shorter released on Verve Records in 2002. It was Shorter's first official live album released under his own name and the first album to feature the 'Footprints Quartet' of Shorter, Danilo Perez, John Patitucci and Brian Blade.

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Robert L. Doerschuk awarded the album 3 stars, stating "They're even playful; try to catch that "Rock-A-Bye Baby" quote from Shorter in the title track.".[1]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Wayne Shorter except as indicated
  1. "Sanctuary" - 5:31
  2. "Masquelero" - 8:28
  3. "Valse Triste" - 7:59 (Jean Sibelius, arr. by Shorter)
  4. "Go" - 5:01
  5. "Aung San Suu Kyi" - 9:28
  6. "Footprints" - 7:55
  7. "Atlantis" - 8:28
  8. "Juju" - 10:39

Tracks 1, 2 and 6: Live at the Festival de Jazz de Vitoria-Gasteiz in Spain, July 20, 2001

3, 4, 5 and 7: Live at the Jardins Palais Longchamps in Marseilles, France, July 24, 2001

8: Live at the Umbria Jazz Festival in Perugia, Italy, July 14, 2001

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Doerschuk, R. Allmusic Review accessed September 17, 2011