By Larry Blumenfeld
Updated September 22, 2006 at 04:00 AM EDT

Artist in Residence (Music - Jason Moran)

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Clubs aren’t jazz’s only incubators: Pianist Jason Moran offers proof. These arts-center-commissioned pieces on Artist in Residence lack none of his playful invention and rhythmic thrust yet aspire to grander meaning. ”RAIN” adds trumpet and African kora to his quartet, turning a 19th-century slave tradition into a modern-jazz masterpiece.

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Artist in Residence (Music - Jason Moran)

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