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Three Musical Portraits by Pianist Randy Weston

Jazz critic Kevin Whitehead reviews the jazz musician's new albums. Weston spent a spent a decade in Tangiers; Whitehead says you can hear the percussive influence of West African music in his performances.

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Other segments from the episode on October 17, 1990

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, Octobrer 17, 1990: Interview with L.J. Davis; Review of three albums by Randy Weston; Interview with John Updike; Obituary for Art Blakey.

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