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Music Education Monday: A master class with Jason Moran and Vijay Iyer


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In addition to being two of the top pianists in contemporary jazz, both Jason Moran and Vijay Iyer are past winners of much-coveted MacArthur Fellowships (aka “the genius grant"), and both have developed accompanying reputations as deep thinkers.

For this week's “Music Education Monday," here's a small window into the minds of both men, via a video of a joint masterclass they did in September 2014 at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston. Moran is a member of the NEC faculty, while Iyer is now a professor at Harvard in nearby Cambridge, MA.

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This story appears courtesy of St. Louis Jazz Notes by Dean Minderman.
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