I love “Night Dreamer”. It’s a soothing album that really winds you down while you listen to it. Wayne Shorter has a knack for composing music that is aggressively progressive but not offensive. I especially enjoy the title track, which is like a soft aural explosion induced from a synthesis of talent. The whole album can be sort of summed up that way. Shorter’s Blue Note debut is also probably one of his most focused efforts in his great career. Beautiful listen, “Night Dreamer” is.

Personnel: Lee Morgan (trumpet),Wayne Shorter (tenor saxophone), McCoy Tyner (piano), Reggie Workman (bass), Elvin Jones (drums)