Newport Jazz Festival: Randy Weston's African Rhythms Trio
Airs Monday, January 27 at 8 p.m.Randy Weston has long nurtured a pan-African outlook in his life and music, having spent years living in Morocco and studying traditions from throughout the continent. And when you're 85, as he is, "long" means from the bebop era to the present day. He remains a distinctive and imposing piano stylist, and his African Rhythms Trio closes the Quad stage on the first day of the Newport Jazz Festival.
Set List: Tangier Bay African Lady 3 pyramids and a sphinx Ifrane High Fly Berkshire Blues Love (the mystery of)