Craig Taborn is a piano, organ, and Moog synthesizer player primarily in jazz. Taborn (born 1970) has been widely-valued for his resourcefulness as an improviser, in and out of the jazz tradition, since the early 1990s, when his work with saxophonist James Carter’s groups drew the attention of musicians, press and listeners alike. His own groups have since explored a range of options, and he’s also been at the forefront of experiments cross referencing jazz and electronics. In this regard his 2004 album “Junk Magic” (on the Thirsty Ear label), has been cited as a pioneering work, and Craig has repeatedly been voted #1 Rising Star Keyboardist in the DownBeat Critics Poll.
The trio is led by the pianist Craig Taborn featuring the bassist Thomas Morgan and the drummer Gerald Cleaver.
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