J. Thomas Duffy

J. Thomas Duffy

The Equinox Music Festival, which has grown into a multi-directional year-round program (with concerts, educational outreach, and other projects), is inaugurating its relationship with Dorchester’s Strand Theatre, and its summer programming, in grand style. On June 14, the organization will present the first Equinox Music Festival Lifetime Achievement Award to the great Brooklyn-born pianist, composer, and bandleader Randy Weston. Weston’s strong rhythmic conception owes as much to his studies i …