C. Mondre Moffett
6919 Chartwell Court
Louisville Kentucky 40241
Ethnomusicology, Black Music Ethnography
M.M. in Music Education, September 2011-Boston University.
M.A. in Jazz Performance & Composition, January 1999 - New York University.
B.A. in Jazz Performance, May 1981- New College of California.
Professor of Music, Director of Jazz, January 2020
Simmons College of Kentucky - 1000 S. 4th St. Louisville Kentucky 4020
Cornet Coach, April 2019 - The bio pic film/movie entitled "Bolden"
Produced by Wynton Marsalis & Dan Pritzker.
Senior Lecturer, 2015-2019 - North Carolina A&T State University - Greensboro, N.C.
Director of University Jazz Ensemble & Black Music Studies,Performing Arts Department
Courses taught: History of Black Music, History of Gospel Music, History of Jazz, Applied Jazz Trumpet, Composition, Arranging, & University Jazz Ensemble.
Adjunct Instrumental Music Director, 2002-2005- Long Island University
led pep band, Brooklyn campus–New York, N.Y.
Music Educator, 2000-2005- Department of Education, New York City
Band Director, Dr. Susan S. McKinney of Arts, Brooklyn New York
Moffett, Mondre. An Improvising Curriculum for Jazz Music. LAMBERT Academic Publishing, 2019.
PROFESSIONAL CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
2019- present- Mondre Music Productions - Louisville Kentucky
2014-2019 - Music Director, N.C. Coltrane Allstar Band, John Coltrane International Jazz Festival.
2017-2019 - Trumpet Coach, movie "Bolden" Willington N.C.
2017-2019- Piedmont Triad Jazz Orchestra, Trumpet, Greensboro N.C.
2005-2019- Mondre Moffett Jazz Society, LLC North Carolina.
1995- 2001- Duke Ellington Orchestra, 4th Trumpet chair, New York City.
SELECTED PUBLISHED DISOGRAPHY:
Space Note Records- "Caption of the Light Brigade" N. Breedlove, comp. contributor M.Moffett 2016.
Venus Records “The Magic of Love” w/Moffett Family Jazz Band, masterpiece collection, Tokyo 2011.
Vine Records- “Royal Decree”, All original quintet music by M. Moffett – Winston Salem, NC 2008.
Vine Records “Wishbone Suite”, all original music composed for Symphony, Lawrenceville, NC 2007.
RCA Recording- “Wise Children” with artist Tom Harrell –NYC 2004
Piadrum Records “ For the Love of Peace” with bass artist Charnett Moffett – NYC 2004
TCB Records” My Favorite Things” with artist drummer Cody Moffett – NYC 2003
Malaca Record - "Love Alive IV" with Walter Hawkins & the Hawkins Family- Oakland CA. 1995
MoJazz Record Label –“Blue Moon” with J. Spencer - Los Angeles, CA. 1993
Venus Records "Jambalaya" with The Moffett Family Jazz Band, Tokyo, Japan 1995
Venus Records “Its Luv” with Charisse & The Moffett Family Jazz Band- Tokyo, Japan- 1995
Venus Records “Africano” The Moffett Family Jazz Band –Tokyo, Japan - 1993
Blue Note Records “Beauty Within “with Charnett Moffett –N C- 1990
SELECTED SEMINARS & CLINICS CONDUCTED
North Carolina A&T State University, Honors Program, 2012.
University of North Carolina, Greensboro, Black Music Studies, topic "Blues Music" 2010.
Peeler Performing Arts School, topic "Jazz History"Greensboro NC., 2009.
North Carolina Central University, topic "Jazz culture in HBCU" African American Jazz Caucus 2009.
Montclair State University, with Amiri Baraka topic "Ragtime masters" Montclair New Jersey, 2004.
New York University, with Amiri Baraka, topic "Ragtime masters" 2004.
New Jersey Performing Arts Center, topic "Ragtime masters" 2004.
Brooklyn School of the Arts, topic " Jazz Music: Lincoln Center Curriculum" Brooklyn, New York 2003
HONORS & CREDITS:
North Carolina Music Composition Arts Council Committee, 2015
New York City Trumpet All-star- Downbeat Publication, 2004
Conductor of the New York State Youth Symphony 2003
Artist in Residence Composer- Festival for Academic Musical Excellence-(FAME) 2001
Listed in “Jazz Portrait of the Masters” Published by Artisan, 1994
Montreaux Jazz Festival in Montreaux, Switzerland
Mt. Fuji Jazz Festival, Japan
Pori Jazz Festival, Finland
Monterey Jazz Festival, Monterey California
San Francisco Jazz Festival, San Francisco, California
New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Newark New Jersey
Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center NYC
Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center NYC
John Coltrane International Jazz & Blues Festival, High Point, NC
PERFORMANCES/RECORDINGS WITH NOTED JAZZ ARTIST:
Branford Marsalis, Kenny Garrett, Stanley Jordan, Sir Roland Hanna, Mulgrew Miller, McCoy Tyner, Ornette Coleman, Les McCann, Jimmy Witherspoon, Larry Willis, Ernestine Anderson, Freddie Hubbard, Johnnie Coles, Eddie Bert, Roy Hargrove, Tom Harrell, Kenny Kirkland, Don Sicker, Mark Levine, James Leary, Benny Green, Don Friedman, Kenny Drew Jr., Jeff Watts, Wycliffe Gordon, Steve Torre, Donald Harrison, Mark Whitfield, Marcus Strickland, Clark Terry, E.J.Strickland, James Williams, Cecil Bridgewater, Lew Soloff, Carl Allen, Frank Morgan, Claudio Roditi, Jimmy Owens, Howard Johnson, Dale Clevenger, Shirley Scott, Sean Jones, Jeremy Pelt, Randy Brecker, Jon Faddis, Jack McDuff, Jon Hendricks, Eddie Henderson, Arnett Cobb, David Murray, Marlena Shaw, Ernie Andrews, Delfeayo Marsalis, Bernard Wright, Pharaoh Sanders, Dianne Reeves, Kenny Kirkland, Donald Bailey, Eric Revis, Walter & Edwin Hawkins, Kevin Bond, Carl Wheeler, J Spencer, Stefon Harris, Fred Wesley, Steve Wilson, Neil Caine
ASCAP Writer & Publisher – Local 802 New York City – African American Jazz Caucus – Local 11-637