Randy Weston performs with his African Rhythms Trio on the Quad Stage during the Newport Jazz Festival. Erik Jacobs for NPR hide caption

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Newport Jazz Festival

Randy Weston's African Rhythms Trio: Newport Jazz 2011

WGBH Radio

Hear the 85-year-old distinctive and imposing piano stylist perform at Newport.

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Abdullah El Gourd (with the guembri) and Randy Weston. Junenoire Mitchell/junenoirephotography.com/Courtesy French Institute Alliance Fran├žaise, New York hide caption

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Concerts

Randy Weston On JazzSet

WBGO

Our voices are our instruments and our hearts are our drums, says Weston, with his African Rhythms group at NJPAC in Newark on this JazzSet.

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Kurt Elling performs with pianist Lawrence Hobgood at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola at Frederick P. Rose Hall, home to Jazz at Lincoln Center. Frank Stewart/Jazz at Lincoln Center hide caption

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