Musical Journey


EDUCATION:        

2007- 2011  Boston University| Boston, MA

 Master of Music, Music Education

 Post Graduate Doctoral work, Music Education

1997-1999  New York University| New York, NY

  Master of Arts in Music Composition and Performance

1979-1981  New College of California | San Francisco, CA

  Bachelor of Arts in Music Performance

WORK EXPERIENCE:
2005-  Director of University Jazz Ensemble & Adjunct Instructor

Present         Visual & Performing Arts Department

  North Carolina A&T State University – Greensboro, NC

  Courses: Arranging, History of Black Music, History of Gospel Music, History of Jazz,        Music Appreciation, Applied Trumpet, composition & Jazz Ensemble.

1999-2005  Director of the Vocal Music Department

  Dr. Susan S. McKinney Performing Arts –Brooklyn, NY

2002-2005  Director of LIU Instrumental Ensemble Pep Bands

  Long Island University, Brooklyn campus–New York

2000- 2002  New York City Department of Education

PROFESSIONAL CAREER:

1996-2000  Musical Director at the Legendary Blue Note Jazz Club – New York, NY

  Co-Led Jam Sessions with Brother Cody Moffett, Drummer

1998-2000  International Fame Festival & School – Lawrenceville New Jersey

  Dean of Jazz studies working with director Delfeayo Marsalis

·  Recruited for the school

·   Taught private trumpet lessons to undergraduate & graduate students

·  Taught & designed courses in Jazz Harmony & Improvisational Theory

1995-2000  Duke Ellington Orchestra – New York, NY

·  Performed both nationally and internationally as a trumpet soloist

·  Festival appearances in France, Finland, Switzerland, and Lincoln Center in NYC

SELECTED PUBLISHED DISOGRAPHY:

§  RCA Recording “Wise Children” with Tom Harrell –NY 2004

§  Piadrum Records “ For the Love of Peace” with Charnett Moffett – NYC 2003

§  MoJazz Record Label –“Blue Moon”  - Los Angeles, CA. 1992

§  Venus Records “ The Magic of Love” The Moffett Family – Tokyo, Japan 1993

§  Venus Records “Its Luv” The Moffett Family- Tokyo, Japan- 1993

§  Venus Records “Africano” The Moffett Family –Tokyo, Japan - 1990

§  TCB Records” My Favorite Things” with Cody Moffett – NYC 2003

§  Blue Note Records “Beauty Within “ Charnett Moffett –NY C- 1989

§  LRS Records “The Moffett family Volume 1” Half Moon Bay –CA - 1975

§  Vine Records   “Wishbone Suite” with Symphony Orchestra. – Lawrenceville, NJ- 2000

§  Vine Records- “Royal Degree” 2008 – Winston Salem, NC

§  Life force Records  “Hereafter” 2000 – San Francisco California

SELECTED SEMINARS & CLINICS CONDUCTED

North Carolina A&T State University, Honors Program (2012)

University of North Carolina, Greensboro, Black Music Studies (2010)

Peeler Performing Arts School, Greensboro (2009)

North Carolina Central University, African American Jazz Caucus (2009)

Montclair State University, Montclair New Jersey (2004)

New York University, NYC (2004)

Lincoln Center, NYC (2003)

Brooklyn School of the Arts, Brooklyn, New York (2003)

Long Island University, Brooklyn New York (2002

Lawrenceville University, Lawrenceville New Jersey (2001)

Princeton University, Prince New Jersey (2000)

University of California, Berkeley (1994)

Motion Pictures

TBA

HONORS & CREDITS:

Listed in “Jazz Portrait of the Masters” Published by Artisan, 1993 –Selected Conductor of the New York State Youth Symphony 2000 –Selected New York City Trumpet All-star- Downbeat Publication – Artist in Residence Composer – FAME- Summer Festival-1998-00 –Who’s Who in America, 2009.                           

PERFORMANCES:

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

International concert performances, recordings, radio & television appearances with noted jazz artists such as 

Eubie Blake, 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, Eddie Bert, Don Sicker, Mark Levine, James Leary, Benny Green, Don Friedman, Kenny Drew Jr., Jeff Watts, Wycliffe Gordon, Steve Torre, Donald Harrison, Nicholas Patton, 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,  Noted family members Charles, Cody, Charisse and Charnett Moffett, Bernard Wright, Pharaoh Sanders, Eddie Henderson,  Dianne Reeves, Kenny Kirkland, Donald Bailey,  Eric Revis, Walter & Edwin Hawkins, Pete Escovedo, Kevin Bond, Carl Wheeler, J Spencer, Stefon Harris, Fred Wesley.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP:  

 ASCAP Writer & Publisher – Local 802 New York City – African American Jazz Caucus – MENC