Released in 1999, Houston-born pianist Jason Morans impressive, debut album is Soundtrack To Human Motion."
Since his debut, Moran has released eight other albums--with his trio The Bandwagon, solo, or leading other ensembles--and appeared in about thirty albums as a sideman. He has garnered much critical acclaim and won a number of awards for his playing and compositional skills, which combine elements of post-bop and avant-garde jazz, blues, classical music, stride piano, hip hop among others. Currently he is the Artistic Director for Jazz at the Kennedy Center.
This title is newly remastered for vinyl as part of an overall Blue Note 75th anniversary vinyl reissue campaign spearheaded by current Blue Note Records President, Don Was.
"Moran applies a kinetic, graceful touch. Vibes, alto and soprano saxophones, bass and drums complete Moran's sonic palette on this impressive first album." -Heather Phares, allmusic.com
Remastered & reissued as part of the Blue Note 75th Anniversary campaign
Includes special Blue Note 75 vinyl sleeve that features album cover art for 75 Blue Note Titles
First run pressings to include Blue Note 75th logo on back of package
Jason Moran, piano
Greg Osby, alto saxophone, soprano saxophone
Stefon Harris, vibraphone
Lonnie Plaxico, bass
Eric Harland, drums
1. Gangsterism On Canvas
2. Snake Stance
3. Le Tombeau De Couperin / States Of Art
4. Still Moving
5. Jamo Meets Samo
4. Release From Suffering
5. Root Progression