Randy Weston Free Film + Booksigning Event
WHO: BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center Featuring Musician Randy Weston
WHAT: Film Viewing, "Randy Weston Live in St. Lucia" + Book Signing, "African Rhythms: the Autobiography of Randy Weston"
WHEN: Saturday, October 30, 2010
Film Screening: 3:00 PM
Book Signing & Discussion (Moderated by Willard Jenkins): 4:15 PM - 6pm
WHERE: BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, 199 Chambers Street, Theatre 2
WHY: We are thrilled to collaborate with the venerable Randy Weston in anticipation of his 50th Anniversary "Uhuru Afrika" Concert Celebration on November 13 at 8pm. This year marks the 50th anniversary of Randy Weston's signature recording session Uhuru Afrika, a tribute to the 17 African countries that gained independence in 1960. This fall, this musical legend and visionary will perform with a 27-piece orchestra featuring a number of jazz greats including Candido Camero (percussion) and Charlie Persip (drums), who played on the original album.
More Information: http://tribecapac.org/music.htm