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Jason Moran: Artist in Residence

Read "Artist in Residence" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Abbiamo spesso parlato in queste pagine di Jason Moran, tra i pianisti più significativi della sua generazione, tanto più interessante in quanto si muove spesso in territori fortemente codificati. In Artist In Residence Moran ha riunito e “montato" alcuni estratti di tre commissioni ricevute nel 2005, rispettivamente dal Lincoln Center, dal Walker Art Center di Minneapolis e dal Dia:Beacon. Il ...

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Jason Moran: Artist in Residence

Read "Artist in Residence" reviewed by Joel Roberts

While most jazz artists, even the great ones, tend to stick to the tried and true, Jason Moran has risen to the upper echelon of the jazz world by constantly challenging his audience. Listeners never really know what to expect from the 31-year-old pianist except that it's going to be fresh, intellectually rigorous, exceedingly of-the-moment music ...

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Jason Moran: Artist in Residence

Read "Artist in Residence" reviewed by Mark F. Turner

Art, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder, and Jason Moran's Artist In Residence is no exception. An enigmatic traditionalist, Moran has produced releases that are as diverse as his reinterpretation the blues on Same Mother (Blue Note, 2005) or his conceptualization of the soundtrack of daily life on his debut, Soundtrack to Human ...

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Jason Moran: Artist in Residence

Read "Artist in Residence" reviewed by Paul Olson

Pianist/composer Jason Moran has never made the same album twice. While his Bandwagon group with bassist Tarus Mateen, drummer Nasheet Waits and, of late, guitarist Marvin Sewell, remains a constant presence on all but his 2002 solo record Modernistic, it's the only constant in a recorded career marked by a restless insistence on trying out new ...