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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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  • Avatar for jahyuck
    wowo
  • Avatar for Kerapace
    Nice stuff. Monk + big band + African influence. Also, really goddamned tall.
  • Avatar for Cat_007
    yeah! cool sound! and really underrated...
  • Avatar for Fabula-Nihil
    I can't believe I just knew him last night.
  • Avatar for sinteticfish
    In Memory Of - very cool
  • Avatar for Neo_Mix
    I heard him in Prodigy - Smack My Bitch Up
  • Avatar for astro1_rohit
    The Spirits of Our Ancestors (1991)
  • Avatar for Mathi00
    great jazz - I like him :D
  • Avatar for BlindWilliam
    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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