Tuesday, 1/4/11

by musicclipoftheday

Talk about a one-two punch.

The MacArthur Foundation awards him a “genius grant.”

The Village Voice, in its annual Jazz Critics’ Poll, names his album Ten the year’s best. 

Jason Moran (piano) and the Bandwagon (Tarus Mateen, bass; Nasheet Waits, drums), live, Virginia (Rosslyn), 9/11/10

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fathers and sons

While still a teenager, Moran began studying with Jaki Byard—a relationship that lasted four years.


reading table

I’m interested in how close our orderly lives are to utter chaos.

—Scott Spencer