Jazz pianist and Blue Note recording artist Jason Moran serves as Kennedy Center's Artistic Advisor for Jazz. Moran has performed and/or recorded with acclaimed musicians including Cassandra Wilson, Wayne Shorter, Charles Lloyd, Dave Holland, Marian McPartland, Don Byron, Joe Lovano, Greg Osby, Steve Coleman, Von Freeman, Andrew Hill, Uri Caine, Bunky Green, Sam Rivers, Lee Konitz, Paul Motian, Chris Potter, Jenny Scheinman, Christian McBride, and Stefon Harris. He is a recipient of the 2010 MacArthur Fellowship, and he was chosen as Jazz Artist, Jazz Album & Pianist of the Year in the 59th Annual Critics Poll. He has released eight albums, both solo and with his group the Bandwagon. He was a Center music LOI panelist in 2012.