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Jason Moran Plays Thelonious Monk's Town Hall Concert
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Modern Misbehavin': Jason Moran Gets Into The Mind Of Fats Waller
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All Rise: A Joyful Elegy For Fats Waller
<em>Audio for First Listens is no longer available after the album is released.</em>

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Jason Moran On JazzSet
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Jason Moran At The Kennedy Center
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A Jazz Piano Christmas 2012
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On Jazz Day, Jason Moran Makes The Case For Relevance
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"Jaki [Byard] gives me an avenue to travel if I want to go into Earl Hines territory. When I play a Jaki piece, it's not only in honor of Jaki, but it's in honor of the people then who also gave it to him," Jason Moran says of his mentor. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Jason Moran On 'Piano Jazz: Rising Stars'
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Listen Now: A Jazz Piano Christmas 2011
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