Randy Weston - Self Portraits mp3 album
Randy Weston: American jazz pianist and composer whose creativity was inspired by his ancestral African connection. Weston's piano style owed much to Duke Ellington and Thelonious Monk, whom he cited in a 2018 video as among pianists he counted as influences, as well as Count Basie, Nat King Cole and Earl Hines. Вся дискография, Радио, Концерты, рекомендации и похожие исполнители.
Randy Weston, an esteemed pianist whose music and scholarship advanced the argument - now broadly accepted - that jazz is, at its core, an African music, died on Saturday at his home in Brooklyn. He was 92. His death was confirmed by his lawyer, Gail Boyd. This flew in the face of the prevailing narrative at the time, which cast jazz as a broadly American music, and as a kind of equal-opportunity soundtrack to racial integration. Whether you say jazz or blues or bossa nova or samba, salsa - all these names are all Africa’s contributions to the Western Hemisphere.
On the second of three quartet recordings (with bassist Jamil Nasser, drummer Idris Muhammad and percussionist Eric Asante) recorded on three consecutive days, pianist Randy Weston plays six Duke Ellington compositions. Other than "Caravan" and "C Jam Blues," the tunes are rarely performed ("Limbo Jazz" and "Chromatic Love Affair" are far from standards), allowing Weston to construct inventive improvisations that do not borrow from the original recordings; even "Caravan" sounds fresh.
Randy Weston Trio, Randy Weston. 2016 Original Album plus Bonus Tracks - 1957. The Modern Art Of Jazz. Randy Weston Trio, Randy Weston. Cole Porter in a Modern Mood. 2016 Original Album plus Bonus Tracks - 1954. The Best of Randy Weston. Summertime - The Album. Jazz 'Til the End of the Night.
Carnival is a live album by American jazz pianist Randy Weston recorded in 1974 at the Montreux Jazz Festival and originally released on the Freedom label in 1975. Village Voice critic Robert Christgau wrote: "A delightful discovery.
Listen to music from Randy Weston like In Memory Of, Earth Birth & more. Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from Randy Weston. Weston's piano style owes much to Duke Ellington and Thelonious Monk. Beginning in the 1950s, he worked often with trombonist and arranger Melba Liston. Described as "America's African Musical Ambassador", he has said, "What I do I do because it's about teaching and informing everyone about our most natural cultural phenomenon. It's really about Africa and her music.