C. Mondre Moffet
6919 Chartwell Ct.
Louisville, Kentucky 40241
Ethnomusicology; Black Music Ethnography
M.M. in Music Education, September 2011 - Boston University.
M.A. in Performance and Composition, January 1999- New York University.
B.A. in Jazz Performance, May 1981- New College of California.
Texas Southern University, Houston Texas
PRIVATE STUDIO TRAINING
Laurie Frink “ studied the Caruso Pedagogy, September 1998.
Marc-Antonio Consoli, classical composition, September 1998.
Jim McNeely, Jazz composition, January 1998.
Frank Foster, Jazz arranging, September 1997
Mario Guarneri, applied trumpet studies, Max Schlossberg pedagogy 1995.
Professor of Music - Simmons College of Kentucky, 2020-present. History of Black Music in America ,Director of Jazz Ensemble, Applied Trumpet, Music Theory
Senior Lecturer: North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University, Greensboro, 2005- 2019.
Taught History of Black Music in America, Jazz History, Gospel History, music composition and arranging, Jazz Trumpet, director of University Jazz Ensemble. Planned various concert performances, workshops and master classes. Produced and packaged professional ensemble recordings.
Directed gala performances with Theater, Dance & Art Department.
Adjunct Instructor: Long Island University, Dept. of Music, Brooklyn N.Y., October 2003-2005.
Instrumental Director of Prep Band
Band Director- Susan S. McKinney Performing Arts School, Brooklyn, NY, 2000- 2005.
Taught Jazz Band, Marching Band, Chorus, Music Appreciation & Music Theory
Moffett, Mondre. An Improvising Curriculum for Jazz Music. Lambert Academic Publishing, 2019.
2019- Present- Mondre Music Productions, Trumpet, Composing, studio, Louisville Kentucky.
2017-2019 - Trumpet Coach, Movie/bio pic Film entitled "Bolden". Produced by W. Marsalis.
2 017-2019 - Piedmont Triad Jazz Orchestra, Trumpet performance, Greensboro,N.C.
2014-2019 - Coltrane International Jazz Festival, Music Director, N.C. John Coltrane Allstars.
2005-2014 - Mondre Moffett Jazz Society, LLC, music for all occasions. North Carolina,
1995-2001 - Duke Ellington Orchestra, 4th trumpet chair, New York City
PUBLISHED RECORD DISCOGRAPHY
Moffett, M. “ Royal Decree“ All original music composed for Jazz Quintet
Vine records, 2014.
Moffett, M. “Wishbone Suite”. All original music composed for Symphony.
Vine records, 2013.
Moffett Family Jazz Band "The Magic of Love" masterworks reissue,
Venus records, Tokyo Japan, 2014
Harrell, T. and Moffett, M.; “ Wise Children”. Trumpet work contributor.
RCA records, NYC , 2004.
Moffett, Charnett. and Moffett, M.; “For the Love of Peace”. Trumpet work contributor.
Piadrum Records. New Jersey 2004.
Moffett, Cody, and Moffett, M. “ My Favorite Things” trumpet work and writing contributor.
TCB Records, NYC 2001.
Moffett Family “Africano” Trumpet and composer.
Venus Records, NYC 2000
Moffett, Charisse, and The Moffett Family.“It’s Luv” Trumpet and writing contributor. V
Venus Records, NYC 1999.
Spencer, J.; and Moffett, M.; “The Man with the Horn” trumpet work contributor.
Mo Jazz Records, Los Angeles, Ca. .1994
Moffett, M., and The Moffett Family, “The Magic of Love” trumpet and writing contributor.
Venus Records, NYC (1993)
Moffett, Charnett, Moffett, M., “Beauty Within”trumpet, keyboard and writing contributor.
Blue Note Records. (1990)
HONORS AND AWARDS
Appointed Committee member, North Carolina Arts Council for music composition grants 2014.
NYC Jazz Trumpet All-star, Downbeat publication, 2003.
Appointed Conductor: New York State Youth Orchestra, 2003.
Selected as a Jazz Master; Listed in “Jazz Portrait of the Masters”. Artisan Publication 1993.
Local 11-637, Louisville Kentucky
802 Musicians Union, NYC
American Society Composers Arrangers Publisher Member (ASCAP)
African American National Jazz Caucus