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Nate Chinen Calls Jason Moran's "Ten" #1 of 2010

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Tuesday December 14, 2010

From The New York Times

Renewal, the Sensual and Fraught Candor
By: Nate Chinen

1. JASON MORAN “Ten” (Blue Note) A pianist often hailed first for his ideas, Mr. Moran has spent the last decade forging an urgent, elegant style with the Bandwagon, which is to say the drummer Nasheet Waits and the bassist Tarus Mateen. This album, true to the pliable strength and tumbling grace of the band, doubles as a testament to jazz’s endless renewal.

Chinen also names “Don’t Be Sad” by: Brad Mehldau, featuring Joshua Redman as one of his Top Songs of 2010.

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