Festival International de Jazz de Montréal presents

Jason Moran

Pianist, composer, and artist Jason Moran is the Artistic Director for Jazz at The Kennedy Center. He has released 18 solo recordings with Blue Note Records and Yes Records. He curated the permanent exhibition Here to Stay for the newly opened Louis Armstrong Center in Queens, New York and has co-curated the exhibition I’ve Seen the Wall: Louis Armstrong on Tour in the GDR 1965 at Das Minsk Kunsthaus in Potsdam, Germany. In 2022, he was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and was recently awarded the 2023 German Jazz Prize for Pianist of the Year.

His latest recording, From the Dancehall to the Battlefield, is devoted to the music of World War 1 jazz pioneer and organizer James Reese Europe, the big bang of jazz. Jason Moran has collaborated with a number of contemporary artists, such as Joan Jonas, Kara Walker, Stan Douglas, Theaster Gates and Remy Jungeman.

Monday, July 1, 2024 at 6:00pm

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