This undated image released by Blue Note Records shows pianist Jason Moran. Moran received his first Grammy nomination for best jazz instrumental album for his unorthodox tribute to singer-pianist-songwriter Fats Waller ""All Rise: A Joyful Elegy For Fats Waller." The 57th annual Grammy Awards will air live Feb. 8 from the Staples Center in Los Angeles. It will air on CBS. (AP Photo/Blue Note Records, Clay Patrick McBride)

NEW YORK (AP) — Pianist Jason Moran made it his mission on his latest album to bring a Harlem jazz legend “back into the conversation” in the 21st century. He’s exceeded expectations by garnering his first Grammy nomination for his unorthodox tribute to singer-pianist-songwriter Fats Waller.

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