Jason Moran

Features

Tuesday, December 7 2010

The Best Jazz of 2010

Jazz is working all the angles these days. Is there any other genre that has as much range -- from solo instruments to big bands, from instrumental to vocal, from European musicians to both North and South Americans, from truly pretty music to raucously avant-garde "noise"?


Columns

Sunday, August 8 2010

Ten Reasons to Love Jason Moran

With his new recording Ten, pianist Jason Moran marks a decade of playing by his great Bandwagon trio. Listeners should count themselves lucky.


Reviews

Sunday, February 12 2012

Jack DeJohnette: Sound Travels

Jack DeJohnette has done it all. Time for him to have a little fun.


Thursday, October 7 2010

Jason Moran: Ten

Putting varied sources together so seamlessly has resulted in one of the year’s best releases.


Wednesday, July 8 2009

Otis Taylor: Pentatonic Wars and Love Songs

Taylor's best record in about half a decade, and a memorable development in his sound.


Sunday, September 24 2006

Jason Moran: Artist in Residence

A jazz pianist of steel steers his music through the dangerous web of official arts organizations, encountering plenty of Kryptonite, yet emerges unscathed -- the globe still safe for improvisation.


Monday, January 31 2005

Jason Moran: Same Mother

On his sixth album, Jason Moran continues to explore the roots and influences of the jazz idiom, while simultaneously demonstrating how its innovations can be applied to any number of mediums.


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