The Philippines is a country of more than 100 million people. Its history and its proximity to China have made it an important U.S. ally, but it's had its share of challenges.
Sax player Wayne Shorter celebrates a birthday this week. He started with Art Blakey, and played and composed for Miles Davis before starting his own bands, including the fusion band Weather Report in the 70s. Hear this imaginative improvisor work the sax tonight on the 9 O'clock Special. Jazz awakes at 8.