ShowDiasporic Music
Broadcast TitleRandy Weston; tribute to Cassandra Wilson
Broadcast Date2014-04-27
Record Date2014-04-27
SummaryDiscussion with jazz pianist, composer and lecturer Randy Weston, who was a personal acquaintance of jazz pianist and composer Duke Ellington (April 29, 1899 to May 24, 1974). Sir Duke's 115th birthday is April 29th, 2014. Music dedication to boxing legend Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, who was portrayed by Denzel Washington in the 1999 film 'The Hurricane.' Rubin Carter joined the ancestors on April 20, 2014. Musical tribute to Cassandra Wilson, a Jackson, Mississippi-born jazz musician, vocalist, songwriter, and producer. Visit Norman (Otis) Richmond aka Jalali on Facebook.