1964 was one of the most momentous years in the musical life of Wayne Shorter. Early in the year, the saxophonist was still a member of Art Blakey & The Messengers, appearing on classic Blue Note albums like Free For All and Indestructible. Shorter made his own auspicious label debut that spring with Night Dreamer and quickly recorded the impressive follow-up, JuJu. That summer, he joined the Miles David Quintet, cementing a line-up that would become one of the seminal bands in jazz history. When Shorter entered Van Gelder Studio on Christmas Eve with Freddie Hubbard, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter and Elvis Jones, they created a masterpiece with Speak No Evil, a transcendent set of six Shorter originals, including the swinging title track, Witch Hunt, and the sublime ballad, Infant Eyes.

Available on 180g blue vinyl. Indie Exclusive. Limited Edition.

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