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WESTON, RANDY (WILLARD JENKINS, ED.) - African Rhythms  The Autobiography of Randy Weston

Title: African Rhythms The Autobiography of Randy Weston
Description: Duke University Press, Durham NC, 2010. Hardcover, octavo; black boards with gilt spine titling, blue endpapers; 326pp., monochrome illustrations. Remainder, new. Weston's narrative is replete with tales of the people he has met and befriended, and with whom he has worked. He describes his unique partnerships with Langston Hughes, the musician and arranger Melba Liston, and the jazz scholar Marshall Stearns, as well as his friendships and collaborations with Duke Ellington, Dizzy Gillespie, Coleman Hawkins, Thelonious Monk, Billy Strayhorn, Max Roach, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, the novelist Paul Bowles, the Cuban percussionist Candido Camero, the Ghanaian jazz artist Kofi Ghanaba, the Gnawa musicians of Morocco, and many others. With African Rhythms, an international jazz virtuoso continues to create cultural history.

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Price: AUD 26.40 = appr. US$ 18.27 Seller: Lamdha Books
- Book number: 203858


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