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Wayne Shorter, giant of modern jazz, dies at 89

  The New York Times reports: Wayne Shorter, the enigmatic, intrepid saxophonist who shaped the color and contour of modern jazz as one of its most intensely admired composers, died on Thursday in Los Angeles. He was 89. His publicist, Alisse Kingsley, confirmed his death, at a hospital. Mr. Shorter had a sly, confiding style… Read More »