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Playlist: American Routes

Compiled By: Steven Rippey

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American Routes (Series)

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Most recent piece in this series:

23-22: Piano People and More: Jason Moran & Heath Allen, 5/31/2023

From American Routes | Part of the American Routes series | 01:59:01


Jazz pianist Jason Moran started out in Houston playing classical music, but found his way to jazz through Thelonious Monk. We’ll learn more about his adventures in the NYC jazz scene. Then a conversation and tour around the piano with Philadelphia cabaret player and creator Heath Allen, plus music from Fats Waller, Jerry Lee Lewis, Herbie Hancock, and Sweet Emma.