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Alan Shorter (May 29, 1932 - 1987) was a free jazz trumpet and flugelhorn player, and the older brother of composer and saxophone player Wayne Shorter.

Alan was born in the Ironbound District in Newark, New Jersey. He started on alto saxophone, but switched to trumpet after graduating from high school. He attended Howard University but soon rebelled again the ultra-conservative atmosphere and dropped out (he later attended and graduated from New York University (NYU)). He played his first professional gigs… read more

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    so gud
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    Orgasm is such a great album, super underrated. great musician.
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    mad underrated. orgasm is orgasmic.
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    Streamable and not even 1000 listeners? Come on guys.
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    Yeah this guy is great.

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