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Marrakech Blues - Randy Weston - Randy Weston’s African Rhythms (File)

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  1. Jun 05,  · His compositional legacy was built on blues, appealing and percussive melodic figures, waltz times and African rhythms. "The Randy Weston Songbook" features Weston's .
  2. In African Rhythms: The Autobiography of Randy Weston, a book written with Willard Jenkins and published in , Weston recalls being unpleasantly surprised by the slick production of Blue Moses, but appreciative of the fact that it was the biggest hit of his career.
  3. Jan 05,  · The Storyteller, in musical counterpoint to Weston’s African Rhythms memoir, rhythmically and melodically recounts an amazing career spanning nearly seven decades, dating back to his first Brooklyn gigs in with Spencer’s Hard Rockers and his early R&B stints with Bull Moose Jackson and Eddie “Cleanhead” Vinson.
  4. Mar 28,  · was a big year for Randy Weston, the wise and underrated jazz pianist. It marked the 50th anniversary of his landmark recording, Uhuru Afrika, arguably the first important attempt by an.
  5. Just a superb trio recording by Randy Weston, at age 80, playing his greatest hits. Fantastic rhythm section, especially the bassist, who uses the bass in the fashion of an African rhythm instrument. Weston's forceful playing is undiminished by age, and he offers fresh takes on his famous pieces.5/5(7).
  6. Randy Weston, African Rhythms, pianist, composer, jazzmaster, biography, discography, contact, photos, news, music and more.
  7. Sep 03,  · For Randy Weston, Africa was the wellspring of music - the spiritual and rhythmic source of blues, African American spirituals, samba, bossa nova and above all, jazz. Weston, who was 92 .
  8. Find Randy Weston discography, albums and singles on AllMusic. Find Randy Weston discography, albums and singles on AllMusic Berkshire Blues: Music / Black Lion Monterey ' Verve / (African Rhythms) Arch Entertainment Portraits of Monk: Verve

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