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Shorter, Alan (1932 - 1988), flugelhorn player

Gary W. Kennedy

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online - The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, 2nd edition, issue Published in print January 2002 |
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Newark, NJ, 29 May 1932; d Los Angeles, 5 April 1988). American flugelhorn player, brother of Wayne Shorter. His birth and death dates appear in the California death index. He initially played tenor saxophone, during which time he co-led a small group with his brother Wayne, and took up flugelhorn after lending his saxophone to someone who never returned it. On occasion he also played trumpet. At Howard

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