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Jason Moran: Modernistic

Gene Santoro, Chamber Music, December 2002

HERE AT THE beginnings of the 21st century, jazz faces several dilemmas, some creative, some commercial. After an often vitriolic and demoralizing period of consolidation and retrospection, newer ideas about how to deal with the music's lengthening yet disparate traditions are emerging.

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