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Jason Moran begins his tenure as Artistic Advisor for Jazz at the Kennedy Center with Live: Time, inspired by the quilts and quilters of Gee's Bend, Alabama. Moran composed the music, and Alicia Hall Moran sings the text, "Cold Water for Blood Stains" by Asali Solomon. Bill Frisell puts aside his guitar momentarily and reads a moving letter he wrote to Moran after visiting Gee's Bend, and the musicians in the trio improvise on the patterns and colors in the quilts. Live: Time was originally commissioned by the Philadelphia Museum of Art.