"It's quite fascinating, because there are quilts that one might say are similar to something that Piet Mondrian might paint. It's very architectural," Moran says. "But what they use ? old clothes, or even old quilts or old swatches of fabrics, and then weave them together and the lines just come out a bit askew."
Moran epitomizes a modern approach to music, regularly employing sampled loops as a "fourth band member" in live performances. Here, Moran performs a broad and exciting set of 21st-century jazz piano tunes.
"Blue Blocks" (J. Moran)
"To Bob Vitale of Paris" (J. Byard)
"Blues Improvisation" (J. Moran, J. Weber)
"Ringing My Phone" (J. Moran)
"Feedback, Pt. 2" (J. Moran)
"Once Around the Park" (P. Motian)