The Wayne Shorter Quartet Wins Best Jazz Instrumental Album | 2019 GRAMMYs Acceptance Speech

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  • Published on:  Monday, February 11, 2019
  • Watch Wayne Shorter’s speech for Best Jazz Instrumental Album at the 61st GRAMMY Awards.

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  • Blessed Man  (Feb 12, 2019))

    His award should have been presented during Primetime for the whole world to see. He is a legend and icon in the world of music and he deserves better...much better.

  • GMoorefan115  (Mar 6, 2019))

    ABSOLUTELY true!!

  • Janet Fenty  (Feb 11, 2019))

    It’s sad how empty the room is ..

  • SUGAR TO SHIT  (Feb 14, 2019))


  • Vits Vicente Torres  (Feb 12, 2019))

    It was the pre-show.

  • Mutton  (Feb 11, 2019))

    Wow I didn't know his condition had deteriorated this much. Hope I get to see him perform live at least once before he's gone.

  • Tom Lorenz  (Mar 16, 2019))

    I didn't know that too. I was a kind of shocked. Last year he seemed to be so fit. I love Wayne Shorter an I wish him the best.

  • Gleison Ferreira  (Feb 15, 2019))

    I do too. I am very impressed and sad about his physical condition.I am living in Brazil, it is impossible i watch him in some performance before he is gone. May he be blessed. His art will live forever.🇧🇷

  • Jazz_Addict  (Feb 11, 2019))

    Can't help but feel sad to see him in this condition. . . one of the few surviving Jazz titans. When I became curious about Jazz back in the late 70's, his recording JuJu was one of my first purchases. I bought it because I liked the cover art and when I heard the music, I couldn't wait to hear more ! All these decades later, His Blue Note recordings and the second Miles Davis quintet remain some of my very favorite music.

  • LaNoire27 Hughes  (Mar 7, 2019))

    I agree. I was happy to see him, but still seeing him like that hurt my heart.

  • Roman Sidenko  (Feb 16, 2019))

    Thanks for kind words, now I definetely need to check that out.) Sometimes Youtube leaves me no choice )

  • Pablo Pabon  (Feb 16, 2019))

    All his Blue Note recordings are masterpieces to me.

  • A. Michael Edwards  (Feb 12, 2019))

    To not know this man’s music is to not know music......

  • Marc Scordato  (Feb 20, 2019))

    85 years old ! He has done so much amazing work over the years in jazz not to mention his work with Stealy Dan.

  • CD_ Promo  (Feb 11, 2019))

    A jazz great. Appreciate him. Life's short. Jazz is long.

  • Lee Nuxunumo  (Feb 22, 2019))

    Oh man... Wayne looks like he's in tough shape, grey eyes and all. Don't leave us yet Wayne!! He's the great living Jazz artist, period.

  • Eli Kantor  (Feb 18, 2019))

    My god this man deserves this award. For the last 60 years he has been letting out some of the most amazing music this world has ever seen, and his genius has never even gotten close to escaping his work. He is now 85 and his quartet is one of the most phenomenal bands I have ever seen play in my life. I dream of the day that the people of this world will begin to cherish this kind of music rather than the so-called “music” some of them listen to today. God bless this man, and his everlasting genius.