Randy Weston

Bandleader, Musical Artist

1926 –

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Who is Randy Weston?

Randy Weston, is an American jazz pianist and composer, of Jamaican parentage. He was described by Marian McPartland as "one of the world's great visionary pianists and composers".

Weston's piano style owes much to Duke Ellington and Thelonious Monk, but it is highly distinctive in its qualities: percussive, highly rhythmic, capable of producing a wide variety of moods.

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Born
Apr 6, 1926
Brooklyn
Also known as
  • Weston, Randy
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Boys and Girls High School

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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