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REVIEW Jason Moran's "Ten" is "full of wonderful moments"

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Monday August 23, 2010

from http://www.telegraph.co.uk

To say of a jazz pianist that he can play in every style, and embrace a hundred influences beyond jazz, is a backhanded compliment. It could imply that he hasn’t got a personal voice of his own.

The astonishing thing about 35-year-old New York pianist Jason Moran is that he unites both elements. He embraces everything, but is always his own man; indeed you could say he’s never more personal than when he’s inhabiting someone else’s skin.

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