Jason Moran

Born 21 January 1975.
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Jason Moran - Interview with Jamie Cullum

Jamie chats to the American jazz pianist and composer Jason Moran about Jazz alchemy.

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Biography

Jason Moran (born January 21, 1975, in Houston, Texas) is a jazz pianist and composer. He is musical adviser for jazz at the Kennedy Center.

Moran debuted as a band leader with the 1999 album Soundtrack to Human Motion. Since then, he has garnered much critical acclaim and won a number of awards for his playing and compositional skills, which combine elements of stride piano, avant-garde jazz, classical music, hip hop, and spoken word, among others. In 2010, he was named a MacArthur Fellow.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of Ten

    Ten 2010

    Reviewed by Kevin Le Gendre
    A typically bold expression of the pianist’s multifaceted personality.