Jason Moran Promotes the Abstract in Jazz

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Wednesday February 29, 2012

From PBS NewsHour

A New Voice at the Kennedy Center, Jason Moran ‘Promotes the Abstract’ in Jazz

An emerging jazz innovator and the new artistic director at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, musician Jason Moran uses song to promote thought, therapy, consciousness and creativity. Jeffrey Brown speaks with Moran about his efforts to create more appreciators of the arts in his new role.

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