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Say Brother; Randy Weston's African Piano

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Say Brother
Randy Weston's African Piano
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Say Brother is WGBH's longest running public affairs television program by, for and about African Americans, and is now known as Basic Black. Since its inception in 1968, Say Brother has featured the voices of both locally and nationally known African American artists, athletes, performers, politicians, professionals, and writers including: Muhammad Ali, Maya Angelou, Thomas Atkins, Amiri Baraka, Doris Bunte, Julian Bond, Stokely Carmichael, Louis Farrakhan, Nikki Giovanni, Odetta Gordon, Henry Hampton, Benjamin Hooks, Jesse Jackson, Hubie Jones, Mel King, Eartha Kitt, Elma Lewis, Haki Madhubuti, Wallace D. Muhammad, Charles Ogletree, Babatunde Olatunji, Byron Rushing, Owusu Sadaukai, and Sonia Sanchez. Series release date: 7/15/1968

Program Description

Randy Weston's African Rhythm Trio performs as part of Say Brother's tribute to African American Music Month. Randy Weston, Bosendorfer piano; Joe Gaines, percussion; Tom McKencie, acoustic bass. Also performance by featured members of the Wyll Danse Theatre with choreographer Leni Wylliams.



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Race and Ethnicity
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