Blue Blocks

Jason Moran is a great example of a modern musician who is constantly paying homage to the giants of the jazz piano tradition.  His tributes to Fats Waller, Duke Ellington, Thelonious Monk et al. often incorporate 21st-century technology like video and audio samples, while his own compositions have one foot in the past and one in the future.  Here’s the opening track to his 2010 album Ten.

Blue Blocks

Blue Blocks

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