This day (January 21, 1975), in Houston, Texas, is born Jason Moran ,a jazz pianist and composer .
Wikipedia : This day (January 21, 1975), in Houston, Texas, is born Jason Moran ,a jazz pianist and composer .
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@ allmusic : The impressionistic approach of visual and musical artists like Jean-Michel Basquiat and Maurice Ravel inspire Moran’s playing and writing style, on both his own compositions.
@last.fm : He’s established himself as a risk-taker, a seeker of new directions for jazz as a whole. Looking to the wider world of art for inspiration, Moran has found it in edgy 20th century painters.
Video : Lulu’S Back In Town (2011) . w/ Cristina Zavalloni – Body And Soul (2011) . Maria Farantouri & Charles Lloyd Quartet – Blow Wind (2011) . Fire Waltz . On Thelonious Monk . Jazzbaltica (2004) . You’Ve Got To Be Modernistic (2003) . w/ Greg Osby, Eric Harland, Calvin Jones – Quintet .