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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
This CD reissue brings back an important transitional album for tenor-saxophonist Wayne Shorter. Doubling on soprano which he had recently begun playing, Shorter interprets five of his originals including "Water Babies" which had been recorded previously by Miles Davis and Antonio Carlos Jobim's "Dindi." He definitely used a forward-looking group of sidemen for his "backup band" includes guitarists John McLaughlin and Sonny Sharrock, Walter Booker normally a bassist on classical guitar for "Dindi," bassist Miroslav Vitous, both Jack DeJohnette and Chick Corea ! on drums and percussionist Airto; Maria Booker takes a vocal on the touching version of "Dindi." The influence of ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
This CD reissue brings back an important transitional album for tenor-saxophonist Wayne Shorter. Doubling on soprano which he had recently begun playing, Shorter interprets five of his originals including "Water Babies" which had been recorded previously by Miles Davis and Antonio Carlos Jobim's "Dindi." He definitely used a forward-looking group of sidemen for his "backup band" includes guitarists John McLaughlin and Sonny Sharrock, Walter Booker normally a bassist on classical guitar for "Dindi," bassist Miroslav Vitous, both Jack DeJohnette and Chick Corea ! on drums and percussionist Airto; Maria Booker takes a vocal on the touching version of "Dindi." The influence of Miles Davis' early fusion period is felt throughout the music but there is nothing derivative about the often-surprising results. As with Wayne Shorter's best albums, this set rewards repeated listenings.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/25/1990
  • Label: Blue Note Records
  • UPC: 077778433224
  • Catalog Number: 84332
  • Sales rank: 50,799

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Supernova (4:45)
  2. 2 Sweet Pea (4:35)
  3. 3 Dindi (9:45)
  4. 4 Water Babies (4:50)
  5. 5 Capricorn (7:45)
  6. 6 More Than Human (6:10)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Wayne Shorter Primary Artist, Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone
Jack DeJohnette Drums, Thumb Piano
John McLaughlin Guitar, Classical Guitar
Sonny Sharrock Guitar
Miroslav Vitous Bass, Guitar
Walter Booker Guitar, Classical Guitar
Airto Moreira Percussion
Maria Booker Vocals
Chick Corea Drums, Keyboards, Vibes
Technical Credits
Jack DeJohnette Contributor
Duke Pearson Producer
Wayne Shorter Composer
Antonio Carlos Jobim Composer
Tony May Engineer
Herb Wong Liner Notes
Frank Gauna Art Direction
Tony Destefano Cover Design
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