Jason Moran

Jason Moran

 

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Jason Moran (born January 21, 1975) is an American jazz pianist, composer and educator, heavily involved in multimedia art and theatrical installations.[1]

Moran recorded first with Greg Osby and debuted as a band leader with the 1999 album Soundtrack to Human Motion. Since then, he has released eight other albums—with his trio The Bandwagon, solo or leading other ensembles—and appeared in about 30 albums as a sideman. He has garnered much critical acclaim and won a number of awards for his playing and compositional skills, which combine elements of post-bop and avant-garde jazz, blues, classical music,[2][3] stride piano,[1][4] and hip hop, among others.

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13th
 
13th is a 2016 American documentary by director Ava DuVernay.
ALL RISE: A Joyful Elegy For Fats Waller
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ALL RISE: A Joyful Elegy For Fats Waller is an album by musical artist Jason Moran, released on September 16, 2014.
Refraction - Breakin' Glass
Album
Refraction - Breakin' Glass is an album by musical artist Jason Moran, released on August 27, 2013.
Soundtrack To Human Motion
Album
Soundtrack To Human Motion is an album by musical artist Jason Moran, released on January 1, 1999.

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BRIC Presents ‘Selma’ with Live Score by Jason Moran
  –  August 1, 2017
The special treat of the night: the film score will be performed live by the score’s composer Jason Moran in collaboration with Wordless Music Orchestra. Pianist, composer and 2015 Grammy nominee Jason Moran mines a variety of musical styles to create ...
Kenwood jazz band records with acclaimed pianist, composer Jason Moran
  –  June 5, 2017
As the Kenwood Academy Jazz Band records with composer and pianist Jason Moran, two graduating seniors reflect on their musical journey. (Chris Walker / Chicago Tribune)
Jazz Pianist Jason Moran on Artistic Self-Determination
  –  August 3, 2017
Pianist Jason Moran was signed to Blue Note Records for nearly two decades. He grew up in Houston, Texas, studied with famed jazz instrumentalist Jaki Byard in New York, and thus came into the orbit of alto saxophonist Greg Osby, who featured him in his ...
BRIC Presents ‘Selma’ with Live Score by Jason Moran
  –  August 1, 2017
The special treat of the night: the film score will be performed live by the score’s composer Jason Moran in collaboration with Wordless Music Orchestra. Pianist, composer and 2015 Grammy nominee Jason Moran mines a variety of musical styles to create ...
Kenwood jazz band records with acclaimed pianist, composer Jason Moran
  –  June 5, 2017
As the Kenwood Academy Jazz Band records with composer and pianist Jason Moran, two graduating seniors reflect on their musical journey. (Chris Walker / Chicago Tribune)
Jazz Pianist Jason Moran on Artistic Self-Determination
  –  August 3, 2017
Pianist Jason Moran was signed to Blue Note Records for nearly two decades. He grew up in Houston, Texas, studied with famed jazz instrumentalist Jaki Byard in New York, and thus came into the orbit of alto saxophonist Greg Osby, who featured him in his ...
BRIC Presents ‘Selma’ with Live Score by Jason Moran
  –  August 1, 2017
Pianist, composer and 2015 Grammy nominee Jason Moran mines a variety of musical styles to create adventurous, genre-crossing jazz performance. The MacArtbur fellow combines established classical, blues and jazz techniques with the musical influences of ...
JASON MORAN plays THELONIOUS MONK » Jazz Night In America
  –  June 23, 2017
Jason Moran (piano), Ralph Alessi (trumpet), Walter Smith (tenor saxophone), Logan Richardson (alto saxophone), Frank Lacy (trombone), Bob Stewart (tuba), Tarus Mateen (bass), Nasheet Waits (drums) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on ...
Kenwood's jazz band makes a record with Jason Moran
  –  June 5, 2017
The students hardly could believe it was happening. But, as promised, one of the most admired pianists in jazz – MacArthur Fellow Jason Moran — was about to cut a record with them. Last Thursday morning, Moran rushed directly from the airport to the ...

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