Albums The Best Wayne Shorter Albums of All Time  

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Wayne Short is arguably one of the best saxophonists of all time, not to mention a great composer. Here, you'll find a complete list of the best Wayne Shorter albums, including every studio album in which he led with pictures of the album covers when available. This Wayne Shorter discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Wayne Shorter albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Wayne Shorter singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Wayne Shorter album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Wayne Shorter album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the Best Wayne Shorter album of all time?" or "What are the top Wayne Shorter albums?" then this list will answer your questions. The American jazz saxophonist has released a long list of albums throughout his career, along with winning the Polar Music Prize. Some of his notable albums include Juju and 1+1, among many others.

This list of popular Wayne Shorter albums has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. You can share your own opinion by voting up the albums you think are best, while voting down albums you feel should be lower on the list.

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Speak No Evil is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Wayne Shorter Albums of All Time

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The All Seeing Eye is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Wayne Shorter Albums of All Time

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Juju is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Wayne Shorter Albums of All Time
1964

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14 2
ADAM'S APPLE is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Wayne Shorter Albums of All Time

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14 3
Night Dreamer is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Wayne Shorter Albums of All Time

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13 3
The Soothsayer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Wayne Shorter Albums of All Time

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8 3
Etcetera is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Wayne Shorter Albums of All Time
1980

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10 5
Native Dancer is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Wayne Shorter Albums of All Time

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6 3
Schizophrenia is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Wayne Shorter Albums of All Time

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5 2
Second Genesis is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Wayne Shorter Albums of All Time

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5 2
Atlantis is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Wayne Shorter Albums of All Time
1985

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2 1
Without a Net is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Wayne Shorter Albums of All Time

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2 2
Phantom Navigator is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Wayne Shorter Albums of All Time

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Super Nova is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Wayne Shorter Albums of All Time
1969

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Beyond the Sound Barrier is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Wayne Shorter Albums of All Time
Beyond the Sound Barrier 2005

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5 7
1+1 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Wayne Shorter Albums of All Time
1997

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2 4
Wayning Moments is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Wayne Shorter Albums of All Time

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2 4
High Life is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Wayne Shorter Albums of All Time
1995

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Alegria is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Wayne Shorter Albums of All Time
2003

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1 3
Moto Grosso Feio is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Wayne Shorter Albums of All Time

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1 3
Joy Ryder is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Wayne Shorter Albums of All Time
1988

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Odyssey of Iska is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Wayne Shorter Albums of All Time

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1 3
A Tribute to Miles is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Wayne Shorter Albums of All Time

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Introducing Wayne Shorter is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Wayne Shorter Albums of All Time