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SFJAZZ Center to Present Jason Moran Residency May 2-5

Pianist will be accompanied by skateboarders for two shows

Jason Moran performs with Bandwagon at the 2010 Rosslyn Jazz Festival
Jason Moran

Pianist Jason Moran will perform a four-night residency at the new SFJAZZ Center in San Francisco next week, May 2-5. For the first performance, 7:30 p.m. on the 2nd, Moran will play solo. The following night, also at 7:30, will be a Fats Waller Dance Party with Moran and Meshell Ndegeocello

For the shows on the 4th and 5th, also 7:30, Jason Moran and the Bandwagon will perform alongside live skateboarding. The group will play while the skaters ride a custom-made half pipe on the main floor of the auditorium, in front of the stage. According to the venue, this is the first time a custom-built ramp will be installed in a performing arts center.

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