Jason Moran

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Jason Moran (born January 21, 1975, in Houston, Texas) is a jazz pianist, composer and educator, heavily involved in multimedia art and theatrical installations.

Moran recoded 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 thirty 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, stride piano, hip hop among others.

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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1998 Soundtrack to Human Motion Jason Moran 1
2000 Facing Left Jason Moran 1
2001 Black Stars Jason Moran 1
2002 Modernistic Jason Moran 1
2004 Same Mother Jason Moran 1
2006 Artist in Residence Jason Moran 1
2010 Ten Jason Moran 1
2013 Hagar's Song Charles Lloyd & Jason Moran 2
2014 ALL RISE: A Joyful Elegy for Fats Waller Jason Moran 2

Album + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2003 The Bandwagon Jason Moran 1

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