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Randy Weston (b. Brooklyn, New York, April 6, 1926) is an American jazz pianist and composer.

Weston has traveled throughout Africa and lived in Morocco, and the musics of these nations have influenced his work significantly. He has performed with Moroccan gnawa musicians, touring with them in 2006.

"When Randy Weston plays, a combination of strength and gentleness, virility and velvet, emerges from the keys in an ebb and flow of sound seemingly as natural as the waves of the… read more

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  • wowo
  • Nice stuff. Monk + big band + African influence. Also, really goddamned tall.
  • yeah! cool sound! and really underrated...
  • I can't believe I just knew him last night.
  • In Memory Of - very cool
  • I heard him in Prodigy - Smack My Bitch Up
  • The Spirits of Our Ancestors (1991)
  • great jazz - I like him :D
  • Since you've stopped by at Randy's house, you oughta consider: [group]Great Black Music[/group]. Paintin a big pitcher of the whole African diasporic thang. Drink deep. P E A C E > bw

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