NSO Joins Jason Moran To Perform His Music From The Film ‘Selma’

NSO joins Jason Moran to perform his music from the film ‘Selma’

Film scores written for historical dramas are seldom heard in concert halls. The music that jazz pianist Jason Moran composed for the 2014 Academy Award-nominated film “Selma” is a soulfully nuanced exception. To commemorate the first anniversary of the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Moran and the National Symphony Orchestra will perform his score during a screening of the film, followed by a panel discussion with the director, Ava DuVernay, Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) and others. Jason Moran. (Clay Patrick McBride)
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