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Why jazz legend Wayne Shorter fills his home with books and toys

Wayne Shorter, who headlines the UNC/Greeley Jazz Festival on Friday, April 25, doesn't have typical days. The 80-year-old saxophone legend, who was a member of the Miles Davis Quintet and Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers, says it's all an adventure. The day we speak with him, Shorter tells us he is "just wading through he world of imagination."
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Jon Solomon writes about music and nightlife for Westword, where he's been the Clubs Editor since 2006.
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