Wayne Shorter Quartet  


“To me jazz means: I dare you.” Wayne Shorter

Experience the searing sax styling of jazz giant and Miles Davis favourite Wayne Shorter.

Featuring multi-Grammy Award-winning Shorter alongside Danilo Perez, John Patitucci and Brian Blade, the quartet is widely regarded as jazz’s premiere working ensemble, and continues to win fans and awards with its dynamic compositions and electrifying improvisation.

From timeless jazz standards like Footprints (1966) through to 2013’s critically acclaimed Blue Note release Without a Net, Shorter continues to be one of music’s most eloquent and influential sax players ever. 

Come experience the sound that has shaped jazz today.


Partnered by Wellington City Council.



Discover more

Ten of the best from Wayne Shorter chosen especially for the Festival's ARTicle Magazine by Financial Times jazz critic Mike Hobart.


Date and time

Wednesday 8 June, 8pm


Opera House

Venue info



Early Bird A Reserve $109 (ends 30 April)

A Reserve $114
B Reserve $89
C Reserve $69

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