Wayne Shorter: Jazz Means I Dare You!

Wayne Shorter photo by Francis Wolff Wayne Shorter is a multiple Grammy-Award winning saxophonist and composer. Making his presence known for over five decades, Shorter has played with some of the strongest ensembles in music history – including Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers, Miles Davis’ 2nd great quintet, as …


Dr. Yusef Lateef: His Truth in Music and Faith

iRock Jazz recently sat down to talk with Dr. Yusef Lateef about his unique approach to music, education, and most importantly life. When Yusef Lateef speaks, his delivery becomes a story within itself. Resonating throughout his tone is the humility one might expect from a faithful servant. And yet, in …