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Thursday January 30, 2014

From Nextbop

Jason Moran: Sticking Tricks and Striking Chords
By Lucy McKeon

Last spring at SFJAZZ Center in San Francisco, Jason Moran and his Bandwagon (with guitarist Jeff Parker) played as Bay Area skateboarders rode a mid-sized half-pipe situated in front of the stage. The interactive jam session proved so popular that they’ll be doing it again this year. Recently in his studio, Moran took a break to talk about the process and aesthetic of the skateboarding collaboration, the conceptualization of what a jazz performance can be, and what he’s working on now.

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