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  2016

Artist-in-Residence at the Medgar Evers College, Brooklyn

Montreux Jazz Festival

(1974, 1985, 1988, 1994, 1995, 2001, 2016)



  2015

Artist-in-Residence at the New School NY    more >>

North Sea Jazz

( 1976, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2015 )

Banlieues Bleues Festival
( 1992, 1994, 1997, 1999, 2015)


  2014

"A Tribute to James Reese Europe"  more >>

  2012

"Nubian Suite"  more >>
Composed and performed by:  
Randy Weston with his African Rhythms Orchestra.

An African Nubian Suite was developed with support of the Guggenheim Foundation.

 

"A Tribute to James Reese Europe"   more >>

  

  2011

moreAutobiography of Randy Weston - African Rhythms   more >>

Composed by Randy Weston,  Arranged by Willard Jenkins   
Duke University Press

 

 

"A Tribute to James Reese Europe"   more >>

2010

Randy Weston at the celebration of the 50th anniversary of
Senegal’s founding as an independent republic
more >>


50th Anniversary Concert Celebration of the UHURU AFRIKA
recording session
Tribeca Arts Center, NY, USA more >>


"A Tribute to James Reese Europe"   more >>

2008

Shinto Shrine  "Kamigamojinja Shrine"
Japan (  2001, 2005, 2008 )

2007

more  photos"A Tribute to James Reese Europe"   more >>
The Harlem Stage did open the "Harlem-stride" series
with Randy Weston "A Tribute to James Reese Europe"

 

Saint Louis Jazz

Saint Louis / Senegal
 


2006

Queen Elizabeth Hall, the Quartet with the BBC Big Band 
London, GB


 

Panama Jazz Festival

Panama City / Panama



FESPAD 2006 - Pan African Dance Festival

as Cultural Ambassador for the World Culture Open

Kigali / Rwanda
 

2005

Montreal Jazz Festival

( 1995,  2005 )


 

2003

Artist-in-Residence for two weeks at the New York University    more >>

2002

Canterbury Cathedral
Randy Weston and Dar Gnawa 

By invitation of the Archbishop of Canterbury
and the Dean and Chapter of Canterbury

 

Nobel Peace Price Celebration

Alexandria / Egypt

 

Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Inauguration New Library of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina

 

more  photos
Randy Weston at
Canterbury Cathedral


Dar Gnawa website >>>

2001

Buddhist Temple in Shizouaka (Japan)

 

1999

Spirit! The Power of Music     more >>

Brooklyn  New York City / USA with Gnawa musicians of Morocco

 

 

1998

Jazz a Vienne

with Gnawa musicians from Morocco  Vienne / France

 

Uhuru Afrika Concert     more >>

Brooklyn  New York City / USA

more  photos
Photo by J.Harlaar

1996

Festival des Musiques sacrées du Monde                                                  

with Gnawa musicians of Morocco - Fez / Morocco
 

1995

Montreal Jazz Festival

  Tribute to Randy Weston as Composer and Pianist over  5 nights :

  - Duo with David Murray
  - Earth Birth with strings
  - Volcano Blues
  - with Gnawa from Morocco
  - Saga Jazz

 

1994

"Spirit of Afrika"   Europe Tour


- Randy Weston African Rhythms Quintet


- The master Gnawa musicians from Morocco

- The Johnny "Clyde" Copeland Band

3,5 hour non stop performances 
in different combinations of these 3 groups
with all the same roots in "the Spirit of Afrika"

 


 

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1993

Queen Elisabeth Tour

Art Council of England UK tour   London / England
With Gnawa musicians from Morocco


United Nations - Human Rights conference

Vienna / Austria

1992

World EXPO'92

with Gnawa musicians of Morocco
Seville / Spain

1986

Marrakech International Festival


 

1967

Touring Fourteen African countries with Sextet for three-months

for US Department of State
 

1962

Lectures on History of Jazz at the University of Nigeria
 

1961

Summit of African Culture

Lagos / Nigeria  with twenty-nine US artists for AMSAC
 

1958

First lectures on the History of Jazz
NY University with docteur Marshall Stearns

 

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