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Primary Instrument: Piano

Born: April 6, 1926

After contributing six decades of musical direction and genius, Randy Weston remains one of the world's foremost pianists and composers today, a true innovator and visionary. Encompassing the vast rhythmic heritage of Africa, his global creations musically continue to inform and inspire. “Weston has the biggest sound of any jazz pianist since Ellington and Monk, as well as the richest most inventive beat,” states jazz critic Stanley Crouch, “but his art is more than projection and time; it's the result of a studious and inspired intelligence...an intelligence that is creating a fresh synthesis of African elements with jazz technique”....
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    Blue Moses

    CTI Masterworks
    2011
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    Randy Weston: Blue Moses


    2011
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    Zep Tepi

    Random Chance Records
    2006
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    Mosaic Select

    Verve Records
    2004
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    Spirit! the Power Of Music

    Sunnyside Records
    2003
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    Mosaic Select 4

    Mosaic Records
    2003
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    Spirit! The Power of Music

    Sunnyside Records
    2003
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