A strong pianist who’s put out 19 albums. An emotive saxophonist who’s celebrating his first. Philadelphia and Baltimore musicians tackle New York in a twin bill of impassioned straight-ahead jazz, presented as a live broadcast and webcast on Feb. 20.
In the midst of the U.S. civil rights movement, pianist and composer Randy Weston found himself in Morocco, where he incorporated African musical forms and musicians in his recorded work. Weston returns to Piano Jazz with host Marian McPartland to perform “A Ballad for T.,” “Little Niles” and “African Lady.”