Hommage de Randy Weston back to Tangier

By Randy Weston and Tangier’s most celebrated Gnaoui Master Abdellah

The 1990’s witnessed a string of recording on Verve Records that exhibit Randy Weston’s pioneering musical aspiration. In 1999 SPIRIT! THE POWER OF MUSIC, RANDY WESTON AFRICAN RHYTHMS QUINTET AND THE GNAWA MASTER MUSICIANS OF MOROCCO was released, 1998 saw the release of KHEPERA in which Randy Weston makes the connection between African and Chinese music, 1997 saw the release of EARTH BIRTH featuring Randy Weston with The Montreal String Orchestra, 1996 saw the release of the critically acclaimed “SAGA” recording. In 1993’s VOLCANO BLUES, Randy Weston teams up with longtime collaborator Melba Liston and criss-crosses the Atlantic chronicling the originations and destinations of the genre of African-American Music. For complete profile, click here

Abdelmajed - musical group Gnawa Express (left and below),
Randy Weston (center), and Khalid Amine (right)