Wayne Shorter named Artist-in-Residence for Detroit Jazz Fest

Jazz saxophonist Wayne Shorter has been named the Artist-in-Residence for this year’s Detroit Jazz Festival.

The Grammy-winning musician will perform several times throughout the event, from September 1-4, 2017, organizers revealed on Saturday.

Shorter follows in the steps of greats like Ron Carter, Pat Metheny and Joshua Redman, who have also served as Artist-in-Residence at the festival.

According to Detroit News, new this year is an app for fan to stream every festival performance.

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