David Murray & Randy Weston
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||Clever Beggar||David Murray & Randy Weston||8:18||0,99 €||View in iTunes|
||The Healers||David Murray & Randy Weston||14:22||Album Only||View in iTunes|
||M'bizo||David Murray & Randy Weston||6:15||0,99 €||View in iTunes|
||Blue Moses||David Murray & Randy Weston||14:41||Album Only||View in iTunes|
This set of duets by David Murray (doubling on tenor and bass clarinet) and pianist Randy Weston is a bit of a surprise. Rather than performing standards or some of Weston's "hits," the duo stretches out on three obscurities by the two musicians (only Weston's "Blue Moses" is slightly known) and Butch Morris' "Clever Beggar." Weston provides a solid harmonic and rhythmic foundation for Murray's thick-toned but sometimes screeching flights, and the combination works pretty well.
Born: 19 February 1955 in Berkeley, CA
Years Active: '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s