Wayne Shorter Among Recipients of 41st Annual Kennedy Center Honors

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Wayne Shorter’s among those being recognized at the 41st Annual Kennedy Center Honors.

(Photo: Robert Ascroft)

At the age of 84, saxophonist Wayne Shorter remains a prominently visible figure in jazz.

In addition to announcing his latest project for Blue Note Records, Emanon, Shorter’s among those being recognized at the 41st Annual Kennedy Center Honors.

Cher, Philip Glass and Reba McEntire also will receive the award during a ceremony at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington D.C. The awards are set for Dec. 2 with an 8 p.m. Dec. 26 broadcast of the event scheduled on CBS.

For additional information about the awards, visit the Kennedy Center homepage. DB



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