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Randy Weston

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In Memoriam 2018: The Musicians We Lost

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Randy Weston's latest album, The African Nubian Suite, continues a 60-year-commitment to bridging cultures through music. Ariane Smolderen/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Even As A Musical Ambassador For The U.S., Randy Weston Has Always Played For Africa

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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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Randy Weston's African Rhythms Trio: Newport Jazz 2011

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

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Randy Weston On JazzSet

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Marian McPartland performs at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola. Frank Stewart/Jazz at Lincoln Center hide caption

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Jazz Stars Celebrate 30 Years Of Piano Jazz, Set One 4/14/09

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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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