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Patrick Moss

Patrick Moss - Blues Boulevard

Patrick Moss - Blues Boulevard

Upcoming Shows

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JUN '19
9:30 PM
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21
JUN '19
9:30 PM

Bio

Mr. Patrick Moss began his career as a jazz musician while studying as a Music Education major at Johnson C. Smith University, Charlotte, NC. A native of Spartanburg, SC, Patrick began playing drums and was later introduced to the trumpet. Patrick has performed with such notables such as Wycliff Gordon of the Wynton Marsalis Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, the legendary, Ms. Betty White, Grammy Award winning Drummer, Dion Parsons and the SOS Band. While serving in the US Army, Patrick entered into the music scene in Europe during the mid-eighties, where he performed from Berlin to Bremehaven, W. Germany.  Patrick Moss also founded and performed with PMQ (Pat Moss Quartet), St. Croix, Virgin Island.

James Reese - Trombonist, Composer, Arranger, Music Educator, Mentor, and more keeps moving forward making music and encouraging others to be successful in life!  James came to Spartanburg, SC in 1966 as a Band Director for the District II School System. Although the school names have changed, many of the programs he started are still in existence today.  In addition to his career as a Band Director/Music Educator, James played in several bands and orchestras, both local, national and beyond the boundaries of the United States. As a member of the Bohannon Motown Sound (Band) he toured with The Temptations, Diana Ross and The Supremes, Stevie Wonder, The Spinners, Smokey Robinson and others. Also, some of the other bands and orchestras he played in extended an opportunity to perform with entertainers such as, The Jackson Five, Teddy Pendergrass, James Brown, Al Green and others.  An accomplished composer and arranger, his works have earned him recognition in the USA, Europe and Asia.  As an author, he recently released a unique Instrumental Methods Book entitled: Hot Grooves For Cool Players - Things I’ve Learned Along The Way That Will Help You Play Better Today!! (Available Online At  www.tbonejar.com ) A proud alumnus of South Carolina State University he is quick to inform you that he is one of the original members of the SCSU Marching 101.  Lastly and very Important, James and his lovely wife Jonni are blessed with a daughter, two sons and two grandsons.  “My Desire Is To Be One Of The Best At Making Others Better” ____ James Reese

  






 

Discography (Partial):

Artist

Title/Position

Label

Dates

MARTHA HIGH

IT’S HIGH TIME

DIASPORA CONNECTIONS

2009

A SIGN OF THE TIMES

ASCENSION

DIASPORA CONNECTIONS

2005

A SIGN OF THE TIMES

Connections To…..

DIASPORA CONNECTIONS

2003

A SIGN OF THE TIMES

A SIGN OF THE TIMES

DIASPORA CONNECTIONS

2001

 


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