Music is free. There is so many directions to go in music. You can be an entertainer or whatever. For me, my music is African rhythms. That is what I call my music. I have been trying to project the history of our music, which is Africa. But as far as categories are concerned, it all depends on each artist. My point is that music is free. You can do or not do. If you want to categorize, you do that. If you don’t want to, you don’t. That is what is so wonderful about music because there are so many different directions you can go.
Randy Weston (1926-04-06 – 2018-09-01) In Memoriam.
Entrevista por el All About Jazz Staff el 16 de mayo de 2003. https://www.allaboutjazz.com/a-fireside-chat-with-randy-weston-randy-weston-by-aaj-staff.php
Fotografía por Joan Cortès. 2008-04-19. 16 Festival de Jazz de Figueres. Teatre del Jardi. Figueres -Girona-
Texto: © All About Jazz, 2003
Fotografía: © Joan Cortès, 2008