Jason Marsalis

Jason Marsalis

"Music is always in motion," states Jason Marsalis, and whenever he's behind the drum kit, the music moves with graceful swing and crackling intensity, hurtling away from the familiar into fresh, exciting territory, like a bullet train headed from New Orleans to Chicago and on to destinations unknown.

Music in Motion, Marsalis' second recording as a leader/composer, portrays this express journey from the past and the present to the future of jazz. The fuel High-grade, premium rhythm, of course, supplied not only by the twenty-three year... more