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Jason Moran Nominated for Texan of the Year

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Wednesday December 22, 2010

From WFAA

Texan of the Year Nominee: Jason Moran
By: Casey Norton

Being a Texan means challenging authority, staking your claim, and venturing out into wide horizons with endless possibilities.

So, if someone goes into New York City, stands up to the establishment and says “here’s a better way — my way — of doing it,” that person has to be “Texan of the Year.”

Jason Moran took his talents as a musician and composer from Texas to the Big Apple years ago, and fought for every little piece of territory he could find.

In his words, he looked to the history of jazz musicians — then blazed his own trail and veered way off course.

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