Make a difference: Support jazz online

Support All About Jazz Your friends at All About Jazz are looking for readers to help back our website upgrade project. Of critical importance, this project will result in a vastly improved design across all devices and will make future All About Jazz projects much easier to implement. Click here to learn more about this project including donation rewards.

Alicia Hall Moran

Alicia Hall Moran is known primarily as a classically-trained singer (starring as “Bess” in Porgy & Bess on national tour and as an alternate in the role on Broadway) and performing artist with deep ties to Jazz and it's contemporary fans and practitioners. Moran was a named artist at the 2015 Venice Biennale and the 2012 Whitney Biennial. She's been commissioned for music and live performance by the Museum of Modern Art, the Gardner Museum in Boston, The Kitchen New York, and ArtPublic for Miami Art Basel, and been featured as a vocalist at the Guggenheim, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Walker Art Center, and Philadelphia Museum of Art, among others. She solos in the film Breakdown by Simone Leigh & Liz Magic Laser, and acts in Ragnar Kjartansson’s large scale epic, Scenes From Western Culture. Moran is known by her performances as chanteuse at The Village Vanguard with pianist-husband Jason Moran and The Bandwagon, and in bands at The Stone, JazzMiddelheim Belgium and at Jazz@Lincoln Center with Bill Frisell, at (Le) Poisson Rouge, Highline Ballroom , Regattabar (and others) with her own show, “the motown project,” at San Francisco Jazz for President Obama with Jason Moran at the piano, with Charles Lloyd at the Kennedy Center and Jazz@Lincoln Center; touring internationally with Bill T. Jones’ Chapel/Chapter premiered at Harlemstage, and as a concert Soloist with symphony orchestras— including National Symphony Orchestra Pops, Frost Wind Ensemble, and 1B1 Orchestra.

Read more
CD/LP/Track Review
CD/LP/Track Review
CD/LP/Track Review
Read more articles

8 Photos View in Slideshow