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The Obo Addy Legacy Project and PDX Jazz Present Randy Weston’s African Rhythms in Tribute to Obo Addy

Date: 7:30pm PDT October 19, 2013 Location: Evans Hall

Evans Hall

Randy Weston one of the world’s foremost pianists and composers will perform at Lewis & Clark College onSaturday, October 19 at 7:30PM. Weston will be joined by his acclaimed group, African Rhythms featuring bassist Alex Blake and drummer Neil Clarke in tribute to the Ghanaian drum master Obo Addy. Other performers and highlights include, Addy’s long-standing and African inspired ensemble Okropong, a newly commissioned work by special guest Thara Memory and performed by the American Music Program, and a video and spoken word tribute by the acclaimed local poet Wone. African Rhythms will perform in three contexts: in trio, with Okropong, and the American Music Program. Tickets: $30 general admission, $15 faculty/staff. A limited number of tickets are available for free to LC students who pick them up in advance at the Music Office. Tickets available for purchase online at: https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?ticketing=pdxj#randy

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