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Wayne Shorter Booking Agency Profile

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Veteran jazz legend Wayne Shorter tours with his critically acclaimed quartet featuring Danilo Perez, John Patitucci and Brian Blade in support of his new Universal/Verve release Footprints live! This quartet is making some of the most thrilling, imaginative, improvised music since the celebrated Miles Davis quintet of the late 60s that featured Shorter. Wayne Shorter's career spans nearly thirty-five years, having crossed paths with many of history's indisputable giants of music. Born August 25, 1933 in Newark, New Jersey, Shorter went to Arts High School and later graduated from New York University. He served in the US Army from 1956 to 1958; after which, he joined bands led by Horace Silver and Maynard Ferguson. Next, he joined Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers. His five years as one of Blakey's Messengers clearly established him as a newcomer to watch due to winning the number one New Star Saxophonist" Downbeat poll for 1962 and came in second place for Best Composer..

How to hire Wayne Shorter for an event

Learn how to hire Wayne Shorter or research availability and pricing for booking Wayne Shorter to perform at a corporate event, fundraiser, private party, social media campaign, fair or festival, tradeshow or conference, endorsement project, or hire Wayne Shorter as a guest speaker, please submit the form to our agency.

Frequently Asked Questions about booking Wayne Shorter.

Many performers, actors, speakers and other talent like Wayne Shorter, with postponed or cancelled events due to COVID-19 are now, in certain cases, considering virtual appearances via live streaming. They perhaps may accept lower fees too. If you are seriously interested in booking Wayne Shorter or other talent shown on our site, we will research their desire and the specific fee for your live-streaming event or project request.
Wayne Shorter's current work schedule and location in relation to your event's type, date, budget, and locality will play a primary factor in the acceptance of booking Wayne Shorter for your party. As long as your funding is commensurate with the price range to book Wayne Shorter, CTI will propose your event to the official agency representing Wayne Shorter. After we consult with them, we can circle back with you to provide a personal and accurate quote that includes: final costs, availability, and actual interest in being hired for your specific event or party.
CTI can give you the Wayne Shorter booking price once we submit your event details to their camp. "How much does it cost to book Wayne Shorter for an event?" is a frequent question we get, but the final Wayne Shorter booking price is contingent on many variables and the booking fee we show is based on a range derived from our past experience with what will Wayne Shorter charge for an event. Also, their speaking fee might be different than the fee shown for the cost to perform or to just appear. Popularity, career stage, along with current demand will cause fluctuations in their speaking price too. The final booking price may be more than what is shown, but you should at least have a budget within that range for them to consider an appearance, performance or speaking engagement.
CTI negotiates on behalf of professional event planners and talent buyers for paid appearances! We cannot give out direct contact information of the Wayne Shorter agent or help distribute fan mail, personal messages, gifts, requests for free appearances, or donations of time. The Wayne Shorter manager and agent will only work with us if we present them with funded offers for their client to work your event.
There is low probability to book Wayne Shorter for a party with anything substantially less than the published booking cost price range. We will negotiate with the Wayne Shorter agent on your behalf, but if your funding is not in place then it will more difficult to book Wayne Shorter, because they get many offers to work events that are at or above asking price. It is also important to consider the travel costs when researching the Wayne Shorter booking fee, as additional expenses like this, as well as an entourage of staff and equipment, are not necessarily built-in to the booking fee range shown. If your budget does not factor that in, then there is no benefit for them to want to be hired. We do not personally speak for Wayne Shorter, but in our experience in booking talent for over 25 years, this is generally the outcome of inadequate funding.
Type
Performer
Style
Jazz
Range
Age Group-30's-50's, Age Group-60's+, Age Group-All Ages, Jazz, Jazz-Instrumental, Male
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