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Randy Weston - Jazz Giant - Solo Piano
Moss Theater (New Roads School at The Herb Alpert Educational Village)
Santa Monica, CA
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Date
Oct 20, 2017 8:00 PM
Free on-site parking. Tickets can be reserved up to 3:00 p.m. day of the show (Remaining tickets available at door, night of concert.)



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General $35.00 ($37.22 w/service fee) Sales Ended
Students $25.00 ($26.87 w/service fee) Sales Ended
Please present current school ID at box office. Students are 21 years old and younger
 
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Randy Weston - Jazz Giant - Solo Piano
Randy Weston is one of the few musicians who can fill the stage your ears,,, and your heart, all by himself!

After contributing seven decades of musical direction and genius, Randy Weston remains one of the world's foremost pianists and composers today a true innovator and visionary. -All About Jazz

"Weston has the biggest sound of any jazz pianist since Ellington and Monk, as well as the richest most inventive beat," -Stanley Crouch

2013Honorary "Doctor of Music" New England Conservatory of Music
2014Doris Duke Jazz Artist Award
2015JJA Lifetime Achievement in Jazz Award
2016The Randy Weston Collection at Harvard
2016Enters DownBeat Hall of Fame      
2017"Legends of Jazz" award from National Jazz Museum in Harlem

During the cold war, Weston was part of the Jazz Ambassadors program, which sent he, Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Dave Brubeck and other leading jazz musicians on tours world tours.

You take the black church, the calypso, the blues, Duke, Basie, Art Tatum, put them in a pot and stir them up, and add Africa: That's Randy Weston." -Downbeat

Location

Moss Theater (New Roads School at The Herb Alpert Educational Village) (View)
3131 Olympic Boulevard
Santa Monica, CA 90404
United States

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Categories

Music > Jazz

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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