Pianist and composer Jason Moran, 36, has been appointed the artistic advisor for jazz for the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. He replaces Dr. Billy Taylor, who died last year. A Blog Supreme from NPR Jazz offers an analysis praising the appointment.
Gangsterism On The Potomac: Jason Moran And The Kennedy Center : A Blog Supreme : NPR
You can also listen to Moran's work in the Media Center.