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Jason Moran Documentary Coming 'Round the Bend

Anthony Dean-Harris
Editor-in-Chief
anthony.deanharris@nextbop.com / @i_ADH

2010 MacArthur "Genius" grant recipient Jason Moran has been doing really interesting things in music and art for years, he's just getting more attention for it lately. Now a pair of filmmakers, Gregg Conde and Radiclani Clytus, have been capturing much of the work Moran has been endeavoring for a documentary about Moran's bridging the gap between the jazz of times past and the popular music of the present. The documentary, Grammar, is still in relatively early stages but judging from the look of this excerpt, it would look like Moran isn't spiraling out of control in some fantastical Synecdoche, New York-type fashion. This thing looks pretty great, certainly worthy of support that the pair's Kickstarter campaign is asking for. If you want to see more of than and you're able to give, you probably should.