Welcome to Barry Mosley Jazz Valve Trombonist Website
JAZZ ARTIST / EDUCATOR / COMPOSER
A rare collectable CD of valve trombone jazz. This is a natural jazz recording without overdubs. Barry' s trombone voice with the great talents of Stephan Oberhoff on piano and Cliff Hugo on bass. Classic songs include SUMMERTIME, MY ROMANCE, I COULD WRITE A BOOK, HOW INSENSITIVE, THE SHADOW OF YOUR SMILE, MY LITTLE BOAT, BYE BYE BLACKBIRD , and Barry's SPEAK EASY BLUES .......
Inspired by the great valve trombonist BOB BROOKMEYER, Barry Mosley is keeping the legacy of playing jazz valve trombone. The first important jazz valve trombonist were JUAN TIZOL and BRAD GOWANS in the 1930s and 1940s, setting the stage for others. The valve trombone has a unique place in jazz history.
Barrys first great jazz credit as a young artist was performing many times with jazz legend CHET BAKER in the mid1980s by Chets invitation. The lyrical qualities of Bob Brookmeyer and Chet Baker has been a major influence on Barrys approach to jazz improvisation.
Playing as a leader and jazz soloist, Barry has been performing at top Los Angeles jazz clubs for many years as well as performing for special Los Angeles society events. Barrys valve trombone style has also been greatly influenced by the cool sounds of California s WEST COAST JAZZ providing for a unique and always swinging jazz experience.
Barry was a many times guest of CHET BAKER in the mid 1980 s in the California Bay area.
Moving to Los Angeles in 1989, Barry was mentored by trombonist SLYDE HYDE and BILL WATROUS, helping him become active in the Los Angeles jazz scene.
Barry was soon leading his own groups and performing in the best LA jazz clubs such as SPAZIOS, VITELLOS, RED WHITE and BLUEZZ, THE HIP KITTY , JAX BAR and GRILL, CHARLIEO’S, CAFFE 322, THE SQUASHED GRAPES in Ventura,, COLOMBOS, LEFT COAST WINE BAR, EDWIN MILLS and more.......
Along with Los Angeles jazz clubs, Barrys trios and quartets have played many years for the HOLLYWOOD ANNIE AWARDS event. Also others, PROJECT CUTTLE celebrity fund raised, MARINA DEL RAY YATCH CLUB Masons, RIVIERA COUNTRY CLUB in PACIFIC PALASADES ..and more.
The JAZZ TIME CD has been successful with radio play on jazz stations in the USA and Europe.
LAJAZZ.COM review from Colombo's Jazz Room
" Instrumental stand-out was Barry Mosley on valve trombone. Clearly a student of valve giant Bob Brookmeyer, Mosley's tone was soft, sweet and hypnotic, yet thick with power and drive. This is a man who practices… long and often. "
Jay Jackson LAJAZZ.COM
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Barry Mosley has become a teacher in demand . While working in Los Angeles Barry has performed with and studied with some of the world's best studio and jazz musicians, and he enjoys sharing that knowledge with students. Barry‘s professional experience as a PERFORMER gives his students a special PRACTICAL ADVANTAGE that only an experienced professional can give to students.
Barry has had private lessons with trombone legends such as Slyde Hyde, Bill Watrous and Dick Nash. His first teacher was Frank Reynolds with the Toronto symphony orchestra. His college credits include two years at De Anza College in Cupertino , Ca with professor Herb Patnoe, and two years at San Jose City College with Dave Eschellman in music performance, theory and jazz studies.
In Los Angeles past teaching locations include Sam Ash Music, Pedrini Music, Charles Music , Santa Monica Music Academy . ( In Portland, Or Beaverton Music & Lessons Near Me )
Now teaching in Las Vegas, Nv for Family Music Centers, online for Lessons Near Me in Portland Or, and hired at Master Level Teacher for Music and Arts.
Pricing for private lessons Online ( Skype, Zoom, FaceTime )
1/2 hour single 30.00
1/2 hour weekly. 100.00. Per month.
1 hour single. 50.00
1 hour weekly 160.00. Per month.