Jason Moran (born January 21, 1975, in Houston, Texas) is a jazz pianist and composer. He is the musical adviser for jazz at the Kennedy Center.
Moran debuted as a band leader with the 1999 album Soundtrack to Human Motion. Since then, he has garnered much critical acclaim and won a number of awards for his playing and compositional skills, which combine elements of stride piano, avant-garde jazz, classical music, hip-hop, and spoken word, among others. In 2010, he was named a MacArthur Fellow.