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by Eddie Moore and the Outer Circle

BUY

“Bando” was the nick name of my cousin that committed suicide earlier this year. This is an uplifting piece that speaks to the struggle of African American men with depression, and the pitfalls that society has created. We hope this pieces uplifts your spirit and starts conversations to help each other.

Mixed & Mastered by Rick Carson

Album Art: Miles Bonny

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BIO

 

    When you speak to Eddie Moore you find an ocean of calm, and when you listen to Eddie Moore  you find the depth of that ocean. Eddie reaches from the soul with every note, in a deep way, with a tension just below the surface. His yearning for exploration and curiosity in music contribute to an ebb and flow freedom of expression, that in result gives to new discovery. 

    Jazz runs deep in pianist and bandleader Eddie Moore's veins. Raised in Houston Texas, he began his musical journey at Texas Southern University where he earned a Bachelors in Arts. It was here where Moore put together the fact Jazz was at the root of all black music.  As a lifelong musician traversing a number bands and styles  he decided relocating to Kansas City to study under Bobby Watson  at the University of Missouri-Kansas City would provide a deeper connection to the roots of the music.  

After forming The Outer Circle, diversity and inclusiveness have become to define Moore as an artist. His debut album,"The Freedom of Expression", was given 3.5 stars from Downbeat jazz magazine.  "Moore's compositions exude a sophisticated soulful elegance that create a tastefully fulfilling venture into a range of dynamic pieces, with the musicianship to match.” – Downbeat Magazine 

Moore is a recipient of the 2016 Charlotte Street Generative Performance Award, and 2017 Artist in Residence  at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art. The Outer Circle's third album "Kings & Queens"  incorporates elements of soul, r&b, rock and hip-hop into his take on contemporary jazz. released with  Ropeadope Records. Moore’s forward-thinking sounds are part of the rich continuum of African-American music that continues to be imbued with indigenous African elements. The Outer Circle’s remarkable sensitivity and cohesive interplay reflect an unflinching groove. Featured in Jazziz Magazine, The Jazz Ambassadors Magazine, Nextbop, and The Pitch KC which describe the album as "Pulling the Kansas City Jazz scene into the 21st century" - Bill Brownlee

    Nominated for a 2018 Indie Music Award for "007" Moore’s  expansive sensibilities have allowed him to perform and record with such distinctive artist such as Bobby Watson, Pam, Watson, Logan Richardson, Maurice Brown, Boys II Men, Brian Blade and the Fellowship, John Baptiste, Krystal Warren, Matt Otto, Brandon Draper, Andre Hayward, Tivon Pennicott, IamNobodi, Dominique Sanders, and 77 Jefferson.

  While maintaining a busy tour schedule Moore resides in Kansas City where he is an integral part of the music community. He stays busy teaching several aspects of music through Metropolitan Community College, Future Jazz, Midwest Jazz Camp, and privately at The Culture House.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Videos

Anger Management live in KPR studios.

Discography

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Merch

Kings & Queens Apparel 

Grab your Kings & Queens apparel here.  Everything from t-shirts to throw pillows. Made to order and shipped straight to your doorstep!

Order here-https://rappersiknow.threadless.com/designs/kings-and-queens

Outer Circle Space Tee

Be apart of the Outer Circle with and an athletic fit t-shirt. Available in Sm, Med, Lg, Xl.

Order here- 

https://eddiemooreandtheoutercircle.bandcamp.com/merch/outer-circle-space-tee

The Freedom of Expression

"Moore’s finesse on the piano is second to none and as one would expect he shines brightly throughout the collection of songs on offer" -  The Jazz Meet

Order here- 

https://eddiemooreandtheoutercircle.bandcamp.com/album/the-freedom-of-expression

 
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Contact

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Eddie Moore

Pianist/Composer/Educator

For Booking: outerCirclebooking@gmail.com

Press: moorepiano1@gmail.com