Wayning Moments

Wayning Moments is the third album by saxophonist Wayne Shorter (and his final album for Vee-Jay Records), showcasing Wayne playing hard bop with trumpeter Freddie Hubbard, pianist Eddie Higgins, bassist Jymie Merritt and drummer Marshall Thompson. CD reissues added alternate takes of all eight tracks.

Wayning Moments
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Studio album by
Released1962
Recorded2 and 6 November 1961
StudioUniversal Recorders, Chicago
GenreBop, hard bop, post-bop
Length32:19 original LP
67:27 CD reissue
LabelVee-Jay
VJLP 3029
ProducerSid McCoy
Wayne Shorter chronology
Second Genesis
(1960)
Wayning Moments
(1962)
Night Dreamer
(1964)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic [1]
Tom HullB+ [2]
The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings[3]

Track listingEdit

All compositions by Wayne Shorter except where noted.

  1. "Black Orpheus" [Take 4] (Luiz Bonfá, Antônio Maria) – 4:35
  2. "Devil's Island" [Take 8] – 3:56
  3. "Moon of Manakoora" [Take 2] (Frank Loesser, Alfred Newman) – 3:45
  4. "Dead End" [Take 8] – 4:35
  5. "Wayning Moments" [Take 2] (Eddie Higgins) – 4:22
  6. "Powder Keg" [Take 5] – 3:14
  7. "All or Nothing at All" [Take 3] (Arthur Altman, Jack Lawrence) – 2:58
  8. "Callaway Went That-A-Way" [Take 3] – 4:54

Bonus tracks on CD

  1. "Black Orpheus" [Take 3] – 4:43
  2. "Devil's Island" [Take 7] – 4:00
  3. "Moon of Manakoora" [Take 1] – 4:50
  4. "Dead End" [Take 7] – 4:40
  5. "Wayning Moments" [Take 3] – 6:19
  6. "Powder Keg" [Take 1] – 3:38
  7. "All or Nothing at All" [Take 2] – 2:59
  8. "Callaway Went That-A-Way" [Take 1] – 3:59

Note

  • Recorded on November 2nd (1, 4, 7-9, 12, 15-16) and 6th (2-3, 5-6, 10-11, 13-14), 1961.

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Loewy, Steve. "Wayne Shorter - Wayning Moments (1962) album review, credits & releases | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2 August 2011.
  2. ^ "Tom Hull: Grade List: Wayne Shorter". Tom Hull. Retrieved 22 July 2020.
  3. ^ Cook, Richard; Morton, Brian (2008). The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings (9th ed.). Penguin. p. 1295. ISBN 978-0-141-03401-0.

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