Meet the Black MacArthur Fellows

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  • Annette Gordon-Reed
  • John Dabiri
  • Jason Moran
  • Majora Carter
  • Tiya Miles
  • John A. Rich
  • Mary Jackson
  • Roland Fryer
  • Regina Carter
  • Will Allen
  • Regina Benjamin
  • Innovative African-American Fellows
  • Kyle Abraham
  • Tarell McCraney
  • Carrie Mae Weems

Jason Moran

Pianist, composer and band leader Jason Moran of New York became a fellow in 2010. He stood out for his unique ability to combine an array of music genres, including classical, blues and jazz techniques with the musical influences of his generation, including funk, hip hop and rock.

(Photo: Shaul Schwarz/Getty Images, Courtesy of the John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation)

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