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Mondo Jazz Ep. 40: Randy Weston Tribute & New Releases

Mondo Jazz Ep. 40: Randy Weston Tribute & New Releases

Playing tracks by

Ben Allison, Randy Weston Ensemble, Rodney Kendrick, Randy Weston Solo, Heiner Franz & Friends and more.

Chart positions

This upload was 10th in the #community radio chart, 17th in the #experimental chart, 23rd in the #indie chart and 60th in the #jazz chart.

Another master is no longer with us. Randy Weston passed away on Sept. 1st at the venerable age of 92. This week we celebrate the music of an artist that consciously built a bridge between jazz and African musical traditions and, in doing so, strongly contributed to the awareness of the African roots of jazz music.

The playlist will include music by Randy Weston and by musicians he inspired like Al Grey, Rodney Kendrick, Heiner Franz and Freddie Hubbard as well as new releases and re-releases by Fred Hersch, Dinosaur, Phronesis, Esbjorn Svensson Trio, Stefon Harris and Stephane Spira.

The detailed playlist is available at



Thank you for your Tribute to Master Randy Weston!

Mondo Jazz

Thank you for listening, stay tuned and check our archives. We have been playing Randy Weston before and we like to celebrate musicians while still alive!