Location Evanston, Illinois, US
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Last Login: 1/10/2013
Member Since 4/27/2007
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Bio.. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. Josh Moshier is a jazz pianist and composer living in Chicago IL. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Music from Northwestern University, where he studied jazz piano with Joan Hickey, jazz arranging with Tom Garling and classical orchestration with Aaron Travers. Josh has written arrangements for Hal Leonard (All About Trumpet) and he composes music for Harpo Sounds (The Oprah Winfrey Show). Josh is a member of the Chicago Jazz Composers Collective, and he co-leads his own group with saxophonist Mike Lebrun. Josh was recently awarded a Chamber Music America New Jazz Works Grant, commissioning an extended work that will premiere in 2010. Joy Not Jaded, his new recording with Mike Lebrun, will be released by OA2 Records in October 2009.
MembersMike Lebrun>tenor sax .. Josh Moshier>piano .. John Tate>bass .. Jon Deitemyer>drums .. John Mouder>guitar .... all music composed by JM, except for "Bouncin' w/ Bud" (arr JM).. "Bouncin' w/ Bud" features Max Krucoff (drums) and Jonathan Gilley (bass).. "Saturnine" performed by ONE LOUDER w/ soloists: JM, Jonathan Gilley and Dan Nicholson (tenor)..
InfluencesHerbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Duke Ellington, John Hollenbeck, Kenny Kirkland, Ron Perrillo, Bobby Broom, Sam Yahel
6 Songs | Sep 21, 2008