Vanguards Jason Moran & The Bandwagon in Philly

March 27, 2015 1:44 PM

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Jazz pianist-composer Jason Moran returns to the Kimmel Center for a one night only concert March 29 with The Bandwagon, his trio with bassist Tarus Mateen and drummer Nasheet Waits. Moran was nominated for an Oscar for his score for the movie Selma. Moran is not only a prolific composer and is renowned as a pianist for both his technical artistry and vibrant improvisational skill. Composer-pianist Jason Moran (photo Christian Sahm)

In a phone interview last week, Moran said the trio will be playing some material from his 2010 recording 'Ten' considered a defining modern jazz classic, but that at The Bandwagon concerts, the band leaves the play list open. "My band is always treading new ground. We always have a mixed bag. We ju...

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