Celebrating Randy Weston’s Archive at Harvard

November 09, 2016

Horner Room, Agassiz House, 5 James Street, Cambridge, MA

7pm-8pm:  A Conversation with Randy Weston featuring Ingrid Monson, Quincy Jones Professor of African American Music, Harvard University and Robin D. G. Kelley, Gary B. Nash Professor of American History at UCLA

8pm-9pm:  Performance by the Randy Weston African Rhythms Quintet

Randy Weston:  Piano, composer, band leader

T. K. Blue:  Alto and Soprano Saxophones, arranger, musical director

Neil Clarke:  Percussion

Alex Blake Fearon:  Bass

Robert Trowers:  Trombone

Fatoumata Mbengue:  Manager

Harvard Gazette Article on Randy Weston's visit to Harvard: "The sweep of jazz history"

About the Randy Weston Collection

Co-sponsored with Harvard Office for the Arts’ Learning From Performers Program;  Harvard College Library; WGBH

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