• Newport Seven: Alex Blake on Weston and African Bass

    August 7, 2011. Posted by Tim Wilkins.

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    Alex Blake talks with Josh Jackson about how he plays the bass like an African stringed instrument, African influences across the American continents, and his experiences as longtime collaborator of pianist Randy Weston and a member of the African Rhythms Trio.

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