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Author Weston, Randy, 1926-

Title African rhythms : the autobiography of Randy Weston / composed by Randy Weston ; arranged by Willard Jenkins

Publ Info Durham : Duke University Press, 2010
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  ML417.W36 A3 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xx, 326 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Refiguring American music
Note Includes discography (p. [303]-319) and index
Contents Arranger's preface -- Origins -- Growing up in Brooklyn -- The scene shifts to the Pacific -- Postwar: escaping the panic -- Post-Berkshires: succumbing to the irresistible lure -- Enter Melba Liston -- Uhuru Afrika : freedom Africa -- Making the pilgrimage -- Touring the motherland -- Making a home in Africa -- Connecting with the Gnawa -- Building a life in Tangier: the African Rhythms Club -- Festival blues, then divine intervention : blue Moses -- Post Morocco and the Ellington connection -- Compositions and sessions -- The African Rhythms Quintet -- The African Queen -- The adventures of Randy Weston -- Ancient future -- Conclusion: Randy Weston-- philosophically yours -- Discography -- Awards and citations
LC subject Weston, Randy, 1926-
Jazz musicians -- United States -- Biography
Composers -- United States -- Biography
Add Author Jenkins, Willard, 1949-
ISBN 9780822347842 (cloth : alk. paper)
0822347849 (cloth : alk. paper)