Wayne Shorter – Introducing Wayne Shorter (Full Album) (1959)

Introducing Wayne Shorter is the debut album by Wayne Shorter in the hard bop medium, performing with other jazz greats like Lee Morgan and Paul Chambers. The album has also been released under the titles Blues A La Carte and Shorter Moments. [source]

All compositions by Wayne Shorter except as indicated:
1. Blues a la Carte (5:35)
2. Harry’s Last Stand (4:40)
3. Down in the Depths (9:41)
4. Pug Nose” (6:49)
5. Black Diamond (Roland Kirk) (6:00)
6. Mack the Knife (Blitzstein, Brecht, Weill) (4:27)

Wayne Shorter – Tenor Saxophone
Lee Morgan – Trumpet
Paul Chambers – Double Bass
Wynton Kelly – Piano
Jimmy Cobb – Drums

Recorded on November 9 (#1-2) and November 10 (#3-6), 1959.



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