A History of African Rhythms and Jazz
Randy Weston, piano; Alex Blake, bass; Neil Clarke,
Saturday, June 26 | 11 AM | Dinkelspiel Auditorium
Tickets: $5 advance purchase | $10 at the door | Kids under 18 free!
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Jazz has its roots in the musical traditions of Africa, and pianist
Randy Weston has spent his distinguished career discovering and exploring
In this special presentation, Weston and his African Rhythms
Trio will discuss and illustrate - with musical examples - the history
of jazz in the context of its African origins, deepening listeners'
understanding and appreciation.
Randy Weston – "Ifrane"
Randy Weston – "Earth Birth"
Randy Weston – "Pam's Waltz"
Randy Weston – "Little Niles"
Randy Weston's African Rhythms Trio at Gent Jazz Festival, 2009
Jazz Oral History: Randy Weston interview at the New York Public Library, 1996