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Say Brother; Vintage: Randy Weston


Rebroadcast of “A Legend in His Own Time” from 1981, a half hour of the extraordinary career of jazz pianist Randy Weston.

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Say Brother
Vintage: Randy Weston
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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

A rebroadcast of “A Legend in His Own Time” from 1981, a half hour of the extraordinary career of jazz pianist Randy Weston.

Randy Weston is known as one of the most versitile jazz pianst in history. A special program from the Say Brother classics called a legend in his own time features Randy Weston and looks at the role his music played in shaping the sound of African American culture.

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Race and Ethnicity
Chicago: “Say Brother; Vintage: Randy Weston,” 12/25/1997, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed February 20, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BAED804F3E7043DEBAC2B9BBDF26A31D.
MLA: “Say Brother; Vintage: Randy Weston.” 12/25/1997. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. February 20, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BAED804F3E7043DEBAC2B9BBDF26A31D>.
APA: Say Brother; Vintage: Randy Weston. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BAED804F3E7043DEBAC2B9BBDF26A31D
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