Introducing Wayne Shorter

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Introducing Wayne Shorter
Studio album by Wayne Shorter
Released 1959
Recorded November 9–10, 1959
Fine Sound Studios, New York City
Genre Hard bop
Length 37:12 original LP
Label Vee-Jay Records
VJLP 3006
Producer Sid McCoy
Wayne Shorter chronology
Introducing Wayne Shorter
(1959)
Second Genesis
(1960)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Introducing Wayne Shorter is the debut album by Wayne Shorter in the hard bop medium, performing with other jazz greats like Lee Morgan and Paul Chambers. The album has also been released under the titles Blues A La Carte and Shorter Moments.

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Wayne Shorter except as indicated
  1. "Blues a la Carte" [Take 4] - 5:35
  2. "Harry's Last Stand" [Take 5] - 4:40
  3. "Down in the Depths" [Take 5] - 9:41
  4. "Pug Nose" [Take 3] - 6:49
  5. "Black Diamond" [Take 7] - 6:00
  6. "Mack the Knife" [Take 5] (Blitzstein, Brecht, Weill) - 4:27

Bonus tracks on CD reissue:

  1. "Blues a la Carte" [Take 3] - 5:43
  2. "Harry's Last Stand" [Take 4] - 4:58
  3. "Down in the Depths" [Take 3] - 10:18
  4. "Black Diamond" [Take 1] - 7:42

Recorded on November 9 (#1-2) and November 10 (#3-6), 1959.

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yanow, Scott (2011). "Introducing Wayne Shorter - Wayne Shorter | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2 August 2011.