Pianist Jason Moran performs as a part of the Jack DeJohnette All-Stars at the 2012 Newport Jazz Festival. i

Pianist Jason Moran performs as a part of the Jack DeJohnette All-Stars at the 2012 Newport Jazz Festival. Erik Jacobs for NPR hide caption

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Pianist Jason Moran performs as a part of the Jack DeJohnette All-Stars at the 2012 Newport Jazz Festival.

Pianist Jason Moran performs as a part of the Jack DeJohnette All-Stars at the 2012 Newport Jazz Festival.

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Newport Jazz Festival

Jack DeJohnette All-Stars, Live In Concert: Newport Jazz 2012

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The drummer has had a busy year already, having accepted the NEA Jazz Masters award and having released a new album, Sound Travels. He continues his year-long 70th birthday celebration by assembling this ad hoc band of leading lights like guitarist Lionel Loueke and bassist Christian McBride, who are both leading their own gigs this year. Many of the Jack DeJohnette All-Stars can be heard on Sound Travels, including Jason Moran, who spars with him in a piano duet interlude.

Personnel
  • Jack DeJohnette, drums
  • Lionel Loueke, guitar
  • Jason Moran, piano
  • Christian McBride, bass
  • Tim Ries, saxophones
  • Luisito Quintero, percussion
  • George Colligan, piano and drums
  • Jason Palmer, trumpet
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