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Randy Weston Celebrates Black History Month with African Rhythms
(Published: February 14, 2017)

Pianist-Composer RANDY WESTON Presents Master Class with Special Guest MONTY ALEXANDER at Medgar Evers College
February 15, 5:00-7:00 pm

Weston Also to Be Honored at Black History Month Celebration by Brooklyn Borough Hall, February 22, 6:00-9:00 pm

NEW YORK, NY, February 13, 2017 -
Every month is Black History Month for pianist-composer Randy Weston, but this February is one to celebrate. In support of his 49th album, The African Nubian Suite, which was recently released on his own African Rhythms label, Weston will be featured in a number of events over the coming months, including a master classes, concerts, CD & book signings and an award celebration.

Wednesday, February 15, 5:00 - 7:00 pm
Randy Weston: A Spiritual Awakenings, a free master class and performance with special guest pianist Monty Alexander
Founders Auditorium, Medgar Evers College
1650 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
(718) 270-5010
This event continues Weston's year-long Artist-in-Residence at Medgar Evers College

Sunday, February 19, 2:00 - 4:00 pm
Randy Weston African Rhythms Quintet with Lewis Nash, drums; T. K. Blue, saxophone; Alex Blake, bass; Neil Clarke, African percussion
The Nash
110 E. Roosevelt Street
Phoenix, AZ
(602) 795-0464

Wednesday, February 22, 6:00 - 9:00 pm
Lifetime Achievement Award
Presented by Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams
Borough Hall
209 Joralemon Street
Brooklyn, NY
(718) 802-3717
The public is invited to attend; please RSVP

Future events include:
March 15: Artist-in-Residence Master Class, Medgar Evers College
April 6 - 9: 91st Birthday Celebration, Randy Weston African Rhythms Quintet, Jazz Standard
April 23: Randy Weston African Rhythms Sextet, Yale University
April 29: Randy Weston African Rhythms Quintet, National Museum of African American History & Culture

Additional information will be announced at a later date. For more information, visit randyweston.info.


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