Wayne Shorter and his quartet let the music do the talking
By: Garaud MacTaggart
There was an almost palpable sense of excitement as Wayne Shorter and his quartet took the stage Thursday night. It manifested itself in a standing ovation from the audience before Shorter even picked up one of his saxophones.
What followed was roughly an hour-and-a-half-long concert (including encores) where none of the band members opened their mouths to talk to one another or to the fan base but somehow managed to convey a sense of amusement and excitement in their playing.
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