Michael Philip Mossman Discography
by Michael Fitzgerald

Generated on Thu, Jul 10, 2014


Date: May 12, 1978
Location: Großer Sendesaal WDR, Köln, Germany
Label: hat ART

Anthony Braxton (ldr), Dwight Andrews, Marty Ehrlich, Vinny Golia, J. D. Parran, Ned Rothenberg (ww), Rob Howard, Michael Philip Mossman, Leo Smith, Kenny Wheeler (t), Ray Anderson, George Lewis, James King Roosa (tb), Bobby Naughton (vib), Thurman Barker (mar, d), James Emery (g), Marilyn Crispell (p), Birgit Taubhorn (acc), Robert Ostertag (syn), John Lindberg, Brian Smith (b), Anthony Braxton (con)

a. 01    Language Improvisations - 14:34  (Anthony Braxton)
b. 02    Composition 55 - 12:27  (Anthony Braxton)
c. 03    Composition 45 - 25:21  (Anthony Braxton)
d. 04    Composition 59 - 21:45  (Anthony Braxton)
e. 05    Composition 51 - 17:19  (Anthony Braxton)
f. 06    Composition 58 - 12:56  (Anthony Braxton)
All titles on:      hat ART CD: 2-6171 — Creative Orchestra (Köln) 1978   (1995)

Date: May 14, 1978
Location: 7th International Festival Of New Jazz, Moers, Germany
Label: [private recording]

Anthony Braxton (ldr), Dwight Andrews, Marty Ehrlich, Vinny Golia, J. D. Parran, Ned Rothenberg (ww), Rob Howard, Michael Philip Mossman, Leo Smith, Kenny Wheeler (t), Ray Anderson, George Lewis, James King Roosa (tb), Bobby Naughton (vib), James Emery (g), Marilyn Crispell (p), Birgit Taubhorn (acc), Robert Ostertag (syn), John Lindberg, Brian Smith (b), Thurman Barker (d), Anthony Braxton (con)

a.     [unknown titles]  (Composer Unknown)

Private recording (TT: 53:16) exists. Details from Coda 8/78 p.29.


Date: May 16, 1978
Location: Espace Cardin, Paris, France
Label: [private recording]

Anthony Braxton, Leo Smith (ldr), Dwight Andrews, Anthony Braxton, Marty Ehrlich, Vinny Golia, J. D. Parran, Ned Rothenberg (ww), Rob Howard, Michael Philip Mossman, Kenny Wheeler (t), Leo Smith (t, con), Ray Anderson, Joseph Bowie, George Lewis, James King Roosa (tb), Bobby Naughton (vib), James Emery (g), Marilyn Crispell (p), Birgit Taubhorn (acc), Robert Ostertag (syn), John Lindberg, Brian Smith (b), Thurman Barker, Charles 'Bobo' Shaw (d)

a.     [unknown titles]  (Composer Unknown)

Private tape (TT: 69:46) exists.


Date: June 5, 1979
Location: Palm Studio, Paris, France
Label: Moers Music

Roscoe Mitchell, Leo Smith (ldr), Dwight Andrews (f, ww, cl, ts), Anthony Braxton (f, ww, cl, cbc, as), Douglas Ewart (f, ww, cl, acl), Marty Ehrlich (ww, cl, bcl, bar), Wallace McMillan (ww, as), Roscoe Mitchell (as), Rob Howard, Michael Philip Mossman, Hugh Ragin, Leo Smith, Kenny Wheeler (t), Ray Anderson, George Lewis, Alfred Patterson (tb), Pinguin Moschner (tu), Bobby Naughton (vib), Marilyn Crispell (p), Pheeroan akLaff (d, per)

a.     Sketches From Bamboo, part 1 - 13:17  (Roscoe Mitchell)
     Moers Music LP 12": MoMu 02024 — Sketches From Bamboo   (1979)
b.     Linefine Lyon Seven - 10:15  (Roscoe Mitchell)
     Moers Music LP 12": MoMu 02024 — Sketches From Bamboo   (1979)
c.     Sketches From Bamboo, part 2 - 13:49  (Roscoe Mitchell)
     Moers Music LP 12": MoMu 02024 — Sketches From Bamboo   (1979)
d. a-01    Harmonium - 17:04  (Leo Smith)
     Moers Music LP 12": MoMu 02026 — Budding Of A Rose   (1979)
e. a-02    Mutumishi - 5:35  (Leo Smith)
     Moers Music LP 12": MoMu 02026 — Budding Of A Rose   (1979)
f. b-01    Budding Of A Rose - 21:17  (Leo Smith)
     Moers Music LP 12": MoMu 02026 — Budding Of A Rose   (1979)

Roscoe Mitchell (ldr) on a-c; Leo Smith (ldr) on d-f; Dwight Andrews (f) on d-f; (ww) on a-c; (cl) on d-f; (ts) on d-f; Anthony Braxton (f) on d-f; (ww) on a-c; (cl) on d-f; (cbc) on d-f; (as) on d-f; Douglas Ewart (f) on d-f; (ww) on a-c; (cl) on d-f; (acl) on d-f; Marty Ehrlich (ww) on a-c; (cl) on d-f; (bcl) on d-f; (bar) on d-f; Wallace McMillan (ww) on a-c; (as) on d-f.

Crispell discographer Rick Lopez received confirmation from Crispell that these were recorded simultaneously.


Date: 1983
Label: [television broadcast]

Roscoe Mitchell (ldr), Roscoe Mitchell (as), Michael Philip Mossman (t), Tani Tabbal (d)

a.     [unknown titles]  (Composer Unknown)

Unidentified b, possibly other unheard players. Short (6:15) clip viewed.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BjjPNM0Knhs (as of September 9, 2007)


Date: June 2 & 3, 1983
Location: Barigozzi Studio, Milano, Italy
Label: Black Saint

Roscoe Mitchell (ldr), Roscoe Mitchell (ss, as, bsx, v), Gerald Oshita (ts, bar), Michael Philip Mossman (t, fh, pt, per), Spencer Barefield (g, per, v), Jaribu Shahid (b, eb, per), Tani Tabbal (d, bgo, v), Tom Buckner (v)

a. a-01    Words - 11:15  (Roscoe Mitchell)
b. a-02    You Wastin' My Time - 4:02  (Roscoe Mitchell)
c. a-03    Views A, B, And C - 4:28  (Spencer Barefield, Roscoe Mitchell, Michael Philip Mossman, Gerald Oshita, Jaribu Shahid, Tani Tabbal)
d. b-01    Linefine Lyon Seven - 8:00  (Roscoe Mitchell)
e. b-02    View D - 2:10  (Spencer Barefield, Roscoe Mitchell, Michael Philip Mossman, Gerald Oshita, Jaribu Shahid, Tani Tabbal)
f. b-03    Variations On Sketches From Bamboo - 12:10  (Roscoe Mitchell)
All titles on:      Black Saint LP 12": BSR 0070 — Roscoe Mitchell And The Sound And Space Ensembles   (1984)

Gerald Oshita (ts) on a-b, d, f; (bar) on a-b, d, f; Michael Philip Mossman (t) on b-f; (fh) on b-f; (pt) on b-f; (per) on b-f; Spencer Barefield (g) on b-f; (per) on b-f; (v) on b-f; Jaribu Shahid (b) on b-f; (eb) on b-f; (per) on b-f; Tani Tabbal (d) on b-f; (bgo) on b-f; (v) on b-f; Tom Buckner (v) on a, f.

Oshita also credited as playing contrabass sarrusophone, mezzosoprano Conn-O-Sax


Date: April 14, 1984
Location: Notre Dame University, Notre Dame, IN
Label: [private recording]

Rutgers Jazz Ensemble (ldr), Andrew Beals, Kenneth Lampl (as), John Farnsworth (ts), Audrey Welber (bar), Sydney Judah, Eucles Moore, Michael Philip Mossman (t), Steve Dillon, Frank Lacy, Tim Newman (tb), Scott Munson (vib), Rob Bargad (p), Brian Glassman (b), Larry Crockett, Ralph Peterson (d), John Stubblefield (con)

a.     [unknown titles]  (Composer Unknown)

Additional musicians: Andrew Jardin, John Painter, Dennis White, Perry Andrews - need instruments.


Date: July 1, 1984
Location: Konfrontationen '84 - Jazzgalerie, Restaurant Falb, Nickelsdorf, Austria
Label: [private recording]

Roscoe Mitchell (ldr), Roscoe Mitchell (f, ss, as), Michael Philip Mossman (t, c, fh), Jaribu Shahid (b), Ponda O'Bryan (per), Karl Kubaczek, Martin Kubaczek (vn), Susanna Heilmeyr, Hermann Simböck (vl), Stephan Suchy (vc)

a.     [unknown titles]  (Composer Unknown)

This is third and final selection (23:04) - title unknown. Additional selections: #1 string quartet by Roscoe Mitchell (17:40) performed by strings (minus Heilmeyr) and conducted by Mitchell; #2 (17:27) performed by Roscoe Mitchell (ss) and Maria Mitchell (dnc, v) - titles unknown.


Date: September 8 & 9, 1984
Location: Vanguard Studios, New York City
Label: Black Saint

John Lindberg (ldr), Marty Ehrlich (pic, f, as), J. D. Parran (cl, ts), Pablo Calogero (bar), Michael Philip Mossman (t, pt), Hugh Ragin (t), Vincent Chancey (frh), Ray Anderson (tb), Alan Jaffe (g), Eric Watson (p), John Lindberg (b), Thurman Barker (d, per), Anthony Braxton (con)

a. a-01    Holler - 12:27  (John Lindberg)
b. a-02    m to M - 8:06  (John Lindberg)
c. b-01    Dresden Moods - 20:08  (John Lindberg)
All titles on:      Black Saint LP 12": BSR 0082 — Trilogy Of Works For Eleven Instrumentalists   (1985)

Date: March 13 & 14, 1985
Label: Enja

Franco Ambrosetti (ldr), Steve Coleman (as), Michael Brecker (ts), Howard Johnson (bar, tu), Michael Philip Mossman, Lew Soloff (t), Franco Ambrosetti (fh), Alex Brofsky (frh), Tommy Flanagan (p), Dave Holland (b), Daniel Humair (d)

a.     Yes Or No - 8:07  (Wayne Shorter)
     Enja CD: 4096 2 — Gin And Pentatonic   (1992)
b.     Rio Morena, Allegro Con Brio
c.     Autumn Leaves [aka Les Feuilles Mortes] - 6:14  (Joseph Kosma, Jacques Prevert, Johnny Mercer)
     Enja CD: 4096 2 — Gin And Pentatonic   (1992)
d.     Ten And Eleven
e.     Ode To A Princess - 10:51  (George Gruntz)
     Enja CD: 4096 2 — Gin And Pentatonic   (1992)
All titles on:      Enja LP 12": 4096 — Tentets   

Date: June 7, 1985
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Label: Blue Note

Out Of The Blue (ldr), Kenny Garrett (as), Ralph Bowen (ts), Michael Philip Mossman (t, fh), Harry Pickens (p), Robert Hurst (b), Ralph Peterson (d)

a.     Isolation  (Michael Philip Mossman)
b.     Feelin' Good  (Kenny Garrett)
c. tk 4    RH Factor - 8:20  (Robert Hurst)
     Blue Note LP 12": BT 85118 — Out Of The Blue   (1985)
     Blue Note CD: CDP 7 46290 2 — Out Of The Blue   (1986)
d. tk 2    Git In There - 5:25  (Robert Hurst)
     Blue Note LP 12": BT 85118 — Out Of The Blue   (1985)
     Blue Note CD: CDP 7 46290 2 — Out Of The Blue   (1986)

Date: June 8, 1985
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Label: Blue Note

Out Of The Blue (ldr), Kenny Garrett (as), Ralph Bowen (ts), Michael Philip Mossman (t, fh), Harry Pickens (p), Robert Hurst (b), Ralph Peterson (d)

a. tk 2    Eastern Love Village - 8:33  (Kenny Garrett)
     Blue Note LP 12": BT 85118 — Out Of The Blue   (1985)
     Blue Note CD: CDP 7 46290 2 — Out Of The Blue   (1986)
b.     Amoaku
c. tk 1?    Output - 5:15  (Kenny Garrett)
     Blue Note LP 12": BT 85118 — Out Of The Blue   (1985)
     Blue Note CD: CDP 7 46290 2 — Out Of The Blue   (1986)
d.     Elevation  (Ralph Bowen)
e. tk 2    O.T.B. - 5:20  (Michael Philip Mossman)
     Blue Note LP 12": BT 85118 — Out Of The Blue   (1985)
     Blue Note CD: CDP 7 46290 2 — Out Of The Blue   (1986)
f. tk 2    Blue Hughes - 6:58  (Ralph Peterson)
     Blue Note LP 12": BT 85118 — Out Of The Blue   (1985)
     Blue Note CD: CDP 7 46290 2 — Out Of The Blue   (1986)
g. tk 3    Reunited - 4:26  (Ralph Bowen)
     Blue Note LP 12": BT 85118 — Out Of The Blue   (1985)
     Blue Note CD: CDP 7 46290 2 — Out Of The Blue   (1986)
h.     Computer G  (Kenny Garrett)

Date: December 31, 1985
Location: Village Gate, New York City
Label: [radio broadcast]

Out Of The Blue (ldr), Kenny Garrett (as), Ralph Bowen (ts), Michael Philip Mossman (t, fh), Harry Pickens (p), Robert Hurst (b), Ralph Peterson (d)

a. 01    Feelin' Good  (Kenny Garrett)
b. 02    Eastern Love Village  (Kenny Garrett)
c. 03    Hot House  (Tadd Dameron)
d. 04    Computer G  (Kenny Garrett)

New Year's Eve broadcast by National Public Radio.


Date: June 19, 1986
Location: RCA Studio C, New York City
Label: Blue Note

Out Of The Blue (ldr), Kenny Garrett (as), Ralph Bowen (ts), Michael Philip Mossman (t, fh), Harry Pickens (p), Robert Hurst (b), Ralph Peterson (d)

a.    alt Cherry Pickens  (Michael Philip Mossman)
b.    alt Nathan Jones [aka Blues For Jones]  (Ralph Peterson)
c. tk 3    Elevation - 6:09  (Ralph Bowen)
     Blue Note LP 12": 85128 — Inside Track   (1987)
     Blue Note CD: CDP 7 46395 2 — Inside Track   (1987)
     Blue Note CD: CP32-5251 — Inside Track   (1987)
d.    alt Isolation  (Michael Philip Mossman)

Date: June 20, 1986
Location: RCA Studio C, New York City
Label: Blue Note

Out Of The Blue (ldr), Kenny Garrett (as), Ralph Bowen (ts), Michael Philip Mossman (t, fh), Harry Pickens (p), Robert Hurst (b), Ralph Peterson (d)

a. tk 2    Hot House - 6:37  (Tadd Dameron)
     Blue Note LP 12": 85128 — Inside Track   (1987)
     Blue Note CD: CDP 7 46395 2 — Inside Track   (1987)
     Blue Note CD: CP32-5251 — Inside Track   (1987)
b. tk 7    Isolation - 7:01  (Michael Philip Mossman)
     Blue Note LP 12": 85128 — Inside Track   (1987)
     Blue Note CD: CDP 7 46395 2 — Inside Track   (1987)
     Blue Note CD: CP32-5251 — Inside Track   (1987)
c. tk 3    Inside Track - 5:45  (Ralph Bowen)
     Blue Note LP 12": 85128 — Inside Track   (1987)
     Blue Note CD: CDP 7 46395 2 — Inside Track   (1987)
     Blue Note CD: CP32-5251 — Inside Track   (1987)
d.     Feelin' Good  (Kenny Garrett)
e. tk 5    E Force - 5:14  (Ralph Peterson)
     Blue Note LP 12": 85128 — Inside Track   (1987)
     Blue Note CD: CDP 7 46395 2 — Inside Track   (1987)
     Blue Note CD: CP32-5251 — Inside Track   (1987)
f. tk 1    Nathan Jones [aka Blues For Jones] - 7:41  (Ralph Peterson)
     Blue Note LP 12": 85128 — Inside Track   (1987)
     Blue Note CD: CDP 7 46395 2 — Inside Track   (1987)
     Blue Note CD: CP32-5251 — Inside Track   (1987)
g. tk 1    Cherry Pickens - 6:21  (Michael Philip Mossman)
     Blue Note LP 12": 85128 — Inside Track   (1987)
     Blue Note CD: CDP 7 46395 2 — Inside Track   (1987)
     Blue Note CD: CP32-5251 — Inside Track   (1987)

Kenny Garrett (as) on b-g; Ralph Bowen (ts) on b-g; Michael Philip Mossman (t) on b-g; (fh) on b-g.


Date: August 31, 1986
Location: Mt. Fuji Jazz Festival, Tokyo, Japan
Label: Blue Note

Out Of The Blue (ldr), Kenny Garrett (as), Ralph Bowen (ts), Michael Philip Mossman (t, fh), Harry Pickens (p), Kenny Davis (b), Ralph Peterson (d)

a. 01    Parisian Thoroughfare - 3:31  (Bud Powell)
     Blue Note LP 12": 85141 — Live At Mt. Fuji   (1987)
     Blue Note CD: CDP 7 46784 2 — Live At Mt. Fuji   (1987)
b. 02    Celia - 4:45  (Bud Powell)
     Blue Note CD: CDP 7 46784 2 — Live At Mt. Fuji   (1987)
c. 03    Over The Rainbow - 3:04  (Harold Arlen, E. Y. Harburg)
     Blue Note CD: CDP 7 46784 2 — Live At Mt. Fuji   (1987)
d. 04    All God's Children Got Rhythm  (Bronislau Kaper, Walter Jurmann, Gus Kahn)
e. 05    Blue Pearl - 4:43  (Bud Powell)
     Blue Note LP 12": 85141 — Live At Mt. Fuji   (1987)
     Blue Note CD: CDP 7 46784 2 — Live At Mt. Fuji   (1987)
f. 06    Un Poco Loco  (Bud Powell)
g. 07    Nathan Jones [aka Blues For Jones] - 11:23  (Ralph Peterson)
     Blue Note LP 12": 85141 — Live At Mt. Fuji   (1987)
     Blue Note CD: CDP 7 46784 2 — Live At Mt. Fuji   (1987)
h. 08    Elevation - 11:39  (Ralph Bowen)
     Blue Note LP 12": 85141 — Live At Mt. Fuji   (1987)
     Blue Note CD: CDP 7 46784 2 — Live At Mt. Fuji   (1987)
i. 09    O.T.B. - 11:35  (Michael Philip Mossman)
     Blue Note LP 12": 85141 — Live At Mt. Fuji   (1987)
     Blue Note CD: CDP 7 46784 2 — Live At Mt. Fuji   (1987)

Kenny Garrett (as) on g-i; Ralph Bowen (ts) on g-i; Michael Philip Mossman (t) on g-i; (fh) on g-i.

Video also exists.


Date: June 22 & 23, 1987
Location: A & R Recording Studio, New York City
Label: Atlantic

Jean-Loup Longnon (ldr), Ralph Lalama (f, ts), Mike Migliore (f, as), Jack Stuckey (f, bar), Andrew Sterman, Walt Weiskopf (ss, ts), Ted Nash (as), Bud Burridge, Glenn Drewes, John Marshall, Michael Philip Mossman, Jeff Parke (t), Jean-Loup Longnon (t, v), Peter Reit (frh), Gerard Carelli, Joel Helleny, Ed Neumeister, Clint Sharman (tb), Dan Levine (btb), Marcus Rojas (tu), Garry Dial (p), Bill Moring (b), John Riley (d)

a. 01    Moment's Notice - 0:40  (John Coltrane) / arr: Jean-Loup Longnon
b. 02    Vous Allez Jouer Du Bop (Now You're Going To Play Bop) - 5:52  (Jean-Loup Longnon) / arr: Jean-Loup Longnon
c. 03    Nathalie...Un Matin (Nathalie...One Morning) - 7:02  (Jean-Loup Longnon) / arr: Jean-Loup Longnon
d. 04    Torride - 9:09  (Jean-Loup Longnon) / arr: Jean-Loup Longnon
e. 05    Body And Soul - 6:43  (Johnny Green, Edward Heyman, Robert Sour, Frank Eyton) / arr: Jean-Loup Longnon
f. 06    Jazz à Paris - 10:48  (Jean-Loup Longnon) / arr: Jean-Loup Longnon
g. 07    Royal Garden Blues - 5:11  (Clarence Williams, Spencer Williams) / arr: Jean-Loup Longnon
All titles on:      Atlantic Jazz CD: 7 81829-2 — Jean-Loup Longnon & His New York Orchestra   (1988)

Jean-Loup Longnon (v) on d.

Either Weiskopf or Sterman and either Marshall or Drewes appear on specific selections - further details needed.


Date: August 30, 1987
Location: Mt. Fuji Jazz Festival, Lake Yamanaka, Japan
Label: [television broadcast]

Kenny Garrett, Bobby Watson (ldr), Kenny Garrett, Bobby Watson (as), Michael Philip Mossman (t), Robin Eubanks (tb), Mulgrew Miller (p), Charnett Moffett (b), Ralph Peterson (d)

a.     Anthropology  (Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie)

Date: August 30, 1987
Location: Mt. Fuji Jazz Festival, Lake Yamanaka, Japan
Label: [television broadcast]

Art Blakey (ldr), James Spaulding, Bobby Watson (as), George Adams, Javon Jackson, Billy Pierce (ts), David Schumacher (bar), Freddie Hubbard, Michael Philip Mossman, Don Sickler (t), Terumasa Hino (c), Robin Eubanks, Grachan Moncur III (tb), Stanley Jordan (g), Benny Green (p), Peter Washington (b), Art Blakey (d)

a.     Blues March  (Benny Golson)
b.     Moanin'  (Bobby Timmons)

George Adams (ts) on a; Freddie Hubbard (t) on b.


Date: June 1988
Location: Skyline Studios, New York City
Label: JMT

Robin Eubanks (ldr), Steve Coleman (as), Michael Philip Mossman (fh), Robin Eubanks (tb, key, per), James Weidman (p, syn), Peter Washington (b), Jeff Watts (d), Jerry Gonzalez (per)

a.     Different Perspectives - 12:53  (Robin Eubanks)
     JMT LP 12": 834424 — Different Perspectives   (1988)

Date: September 29 & 30 and October 1, 1988
Location: A & R Studios, New York City
Label: Enja

Daniel Schnyder (ldr), Daniel Schnyder (f, ss, ts), Michael Philip Mossman, Lew Soloff (t), Ray Anderson (tb), Wladislaw Sendecki (p), Michael Formanek (b), Ronnie Burrage (d)

a. 01    Iron Scales - 6:18  (Daniel Schnyder)
b. 02    Man And Machine - 5:33  (Daniel Schnyder)
c. 03    Circle Line - 7:52  (Daniel Schnyder)
d. 04    Flying Elephants - 4:37  (Daniel Schnyder)
e. 05    The City - 6:44  (Daniel Schnyder)
f. 06    Mr. Bockius - 5:35  (Daniel Schnyder)
g. 07    Iron Scales, part 2 - 6:36  (Daniel Schnyder)
h. 08    Isabelle - 7:30  (Daniel Schnyder)
All titles on:      Enja CD: CD 6002 2 — The City   (1989)

Date given as September 29 & 30, October 1, 1988.


Date: January 24, 1989
Location: A & R Studios, New York City
Label: Somethin' Else

Out Of The Blue (ldr), Steve Wilson (as), Ralph Bowen (ts), Michael Philip Mossman (t, fh), Renee Rosnes (p), Kenny Davis (b), Billy Drummond (d)

a. tk 3    Gerri-Ann - 5:48  (Ralph Bowen)
b. tk 2    Samba LaRue - 6:34  (Michael Philip Mossman)
c. tk 1    Spiral Staircase - 6:38  (Michael Philip Mossman)
d. tk 3    North Of The Border - 7:45  (Renee Rosnes)
All titles on:      Blue Note LP 12": 93006 — Spiral Staircase   (1989)
     Blue Note CD: CDP 7 93006 2 — Spiral Staircase   (1989)
     Somethin' Else CD: CJ32-5509 — Spiral Staircase   (1989)

Date: January 25, 1989
Location: A & R Studios, New York City
Label: Somethin' Else

Out Of The Blue (ldr), Ralph Bowen (f, ts), Steve Wilson (as), Michael Philip Mossman (t, fh), Renee Rosnes (p), Kenny Davis (b), Billy Drummond (d)

a. tk 5    Ika Sashi - 7:45  (Michael Philip Mossman)
b. tk 2    Input - 6:29  (Steve Wilson)
     Blue Note LP 12": 93006 — Spiral Staircase   (1989)
c. tk 3    The Perpetrator - 6:31  (Michael Philip Mossman)
     Blue Note LP 12": 93006 — Spiral Staircase   (1989)
All titles on:      Blue Note CD: CDP 7 93006 2 — Spiral Staircase   (1989)
     Somethin' Else CD: CJ32-5509 — Spiral Staircase   (1989)

Ralph Bowen (f) on a.


Date: May 1989
Location: Radio Studio DRS, Zürich, Switzerland
Label: Enja

Daniel Schnyder (ldr), Matthias Ziegler (f, bf), Daniel Schnyder (ss, ts), Michael Philip Mossman, Lew Soloff (t), Ray Anderson (tb), Wladislaw Sendecki (p), Michael Formanek (b), Ronnie Burrage (d), Robert Mark (tmp), Daniel Pezzotti (vc)

a. 01    Talking To My Lady's Hat - 4:58  (Daniel Schnyder)
b. 02    The Sound Of The Desert - 6:19  (Daniel Schnyder)
c. 03    Mephisto's Birthday Party - 5:31  (Daniel Schnyder)
d. 04    Brahms In Africa - 3:30  (Daniel Schnyder)
e. 05    Nostalgia - 5:13  (Daniel Schnyder)
f. 06    A Call From Outer Space - 3:08  (Daniel Schnyder)
g. 07    Decoding The Message - 1:57  (Daniel Schnyder)
h. 08    Memoires - 7:24  (Daniel Schnyder)
i. 09    Bomba Tromba - 4:30  (Daniel Schnyder)
All titles on:      Enja CD: 6036 2 — Decoding The Message   (1990)

Date: May 7 & 8, 1989
Location: Studio 7 - Radio DRS, Zürich, Switzerland
Label: Enja

George Gruntz (ldr), Chris Hunter (f, ss, as), Bob Malach (f, ss, ts), Ernst-Ludwig Petrowsky (f, cl, ss, as), Vinny Golia (bf, bar), Howard Johnson (bcl, tu), Larry Schneider (ss, ts), Franco Ambrosetti, Stanton Davis, Michael Philip Mossman, Manfred Schoof, Marvin Stamm (t, fh), Sharon Freeman, Tom Varner (frh), Dave Bargeron, Joe Daley (eu), George Gruntz (p), Mike Richmond (b), Adam Nussbaum (d)

a. 01    So Easy - 8:09  (Larry Schneider)
b. 02    Gorby-Chief - 11:25  (George Gruntz)
c. 03    Speaking Of Love - 7:47  (George Gruntz)
d. 04    Trance-Figurations - 5:42  (Franco Ambrosetti)
e. 05    Amnesty - 8:08  (George Gruntz)
f. 06    E.B.S.B.M.O. - 9:18  (Kenny Wheeler)
g. 07    Band Switch - 7:18  (George Gruntz)
h. 08    Fishin' With Gramps - 5:16  (Ray Anderson)
All titles on:      Enja CD: R2 79606 — First Prize   (1988)

CD issue gives issue date as 1988.


Date: September 23, 1989
Location: The Town Hall, New York City
Label: Concord

Gene Harris (ldr), Jerry Dodgion, Frank Wess (f, as), James Moody (f, cl, ts), Ralph Moore (ts), Gary Smulyan (bar), Johnny Coles, Harry 'Sweets' Edison, Joe Mosello, Michael Philip Mossman (t, fh), Eddie Bert, Urbie Green, James Morrison (tb), Paul Faulise (btb), Herb Ellis (g), Gene Harris (p), Ray Brown (b), Jeff Hamilton (d), Ernestine Anderson, Ernie Andrews (v)

a. 01    The Surrey With The Fringe On The Top - 4:41  (Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II) / arr: John Clayton
b. 02    Creme De Menthe [aka Dreamy] - 4:43  (Erroll Garner, Sydney Shaw) / arr: Frank Wess
c. 03    When It's Sleepy Time Down South - 4:26  (Clarence Muse, Leon René, Otis René) / arr: Frank Wess
d. 04    Love Is Here To Stay - 5:31  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) / arr: John Clayton
e. 05    I'm Just A Lucky So And So - 6:40  (Duke Ellington, Mack David) / arr: John Clayton
f. 06    Serious Grease - 6:41  (John Clayton) / arr: John Clayton
g. 07    O Cantador [aka Like A Lover] - 4:14  (Dori Caymmi, Nelson Motta, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman) / arr: John Clayton
h. 08    Ol' Man River - 5:06  (Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II) / arr: Torrie Zito
i. 09    Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans - 5:57  (Louis Alter, Edgar DeLange) / arr: Torrie Zito
j. 10    Strawberry Woman - 0:47  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, Dubose Heyward) / arr: Rob Pronk
k. 10    I Loves You Porgy - 3:32  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, Dubose Heyward) / arr: Rob Pronk
l. 10    It Ain't Necessarily So - 1:47  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, Dubose Heyward) / arr: Rob Pronk
m. 11    You're My Everything - 3:18  (Harry Warren, Mort Dixon, Joe Young) / arr: Lex Jasper
n. 12    There Is No Greater Love - 3:49  (Isham Jones, Marty Symes) / arr: Lex Jasper
o. 13    Things Ain't What They Used To Be - 4:06  (Mercer Ellington, Ted Parsons) / arr: John Clayton
All titles on:      Concord CD: CCD-4397 — Gene Harris And The Philip Morris Superband Live At Town Hall   (1989)
     Concord CD: 2143 — Big Band Soul: Live At Town Hall, NYC   (2002)

j, k, l performed as medley.

Ernestine Anderson (v) on m-n; Ernie Andrews (v) on d-e.


Date: ca. November 1989
Location: Berlin Jazztage, Berlin, Germany
Label: [television broadcast]

Gene Harris (ldr), Jeff Clayton, Jerry Dodgion (f, as), James Moody (f, cl, ts), Ralph Moore (ts), Gary Smulyan (bar), Johnny Coles, James Morrison, Michael Philip Mossman (t, fh), Eddie Bert, Urbie Green (tb), Herb Ellis (g), Gene Harris (p), Ray Brown (b), Jeff Hamilton (d)

a. 01    Ol' Man River  (Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II)
b. 02    Oh, Lady Be Good  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
c. 03    All Riled Up  (Frank Wess)
d. 04    A Beautiful Friendship  (Donald Kahn, Stanley Styne)
e. 05    I'm Just A Lucky So And So  (Duke Ellington, Mack David)
f. 06    Battle Royal  (Duke Ellington)

Gene Harris (ldr) on a; (p) on a; Jeff Clayton (f) on a; (as) on a; Jerry Dodgion (f) on a; (as) on a; James Moody (f) on a; (cl) on a; (ts) on a; Ralph Moore (ts) on a; Gary Smulyan (bar) on a; Johnny Coles (t) on a; (fh) on a; James Morrison (t) on a; (fh) on a; Michael Philip Mossman (t) on a; (fh) on a; Eddie Bert (tb) on a; Urbie Green (tb) on a; Herb Ellis (g) on a; Ray Brown (b) on a; Jeff Hamilton (d) on a.


Date: April 1990
Location: Barigozzi Studio, Milano, Italy
Label: Red

Michael Philip Mossman, Daniel Schnyder (ldr), Daniel Schnyder (f, ss, ts), Michael Philip Mossman (t, fh, pt), Wladislaw Sendecki (p), Hami Hammerli (b), Guido Parini (d)

a. 01    Granulat - 6:01  (Daniel Schnyder)
b. 02    Bifurcation - 5:51  (Daniel Schnyder)
c. 03    The Grave - 7:28  (Daniel Schnyder)
d. 04    Blue Tinjokes - 4:40  (Daniel Schnyder)
e. 05    Cage Of Ice - 5:44  (Michael Philip Mossman)
f. 06    Hannibals Favorites Animals - 5:42  (Daniel Schnyder)
g. 07    Ch 69: Tell's Last Shot - 3:14  (Daniel Schnyder)
h. 08    Voyage To The Green Planets - 6:03  (Daniel Schnyder)
i. 09    Five Bones And Three Phones For Tritones - 3:30  (Daniel Schnyder)
All titles on:      Red CD: 123240-2 — Granulat   (1991)

Date: April 1990
Location: Clinton Recording Studios, New York City
Label: Epic

Michel Camilo (ldr), Chris Hunter (as), Ralph Bowen (ts), Michael Philip Mossman (t), Michel Camilo (p), Michael Bowie (b), Cliff Almond (d), Sammy Figueroa (per), Kacey Cysik, D. K. Dyson (v)

a. 01    On The Other Hand - 4:05  (Michel Camilo) / arr: Michel Camilo
b. 02    City Of The Angels - 4:25  (Jaco Pastorius) / arr: Michel Camilo
c. 03    Journey - 5:46  (Michel Camilo) / arr: Michel Camilo
d. 04    Impressions - 5:45  (John Coltrane) / arr: Michel Camilo
e. 05    Silent Talk I - 3:42  (Michel Camilo) / arr: Michel Camilo
f. 06    Forbidden Fruit - 4:23  (Michel Camilo, Julie Eigenberg) / arr: Michel Camilo
g. 07    Suite Sandrine Part III - 8:46  (Michel Camilo) / arr: Michel Camilo
h. 08    Birks' Works - 5:49  (Dizzy Gillespie) / arr: Michel Camilo
i. 09    Silent Talk II - 4:37  (Michel Camilo) / arr: Michel Camilo
All titles on:      Epic CD: EK 46236 — On The Other Hand   (1990)

Chris Hunter (as) on a-b; Ralph Bowen (ts) on a, c, f-g; Michael Philip Mossman (t) on a, c, f-g; Sammy Figueroa (per) on a, f-g; Kacey Cysik (v) on f; D. K. Dyson (v) on f.

"City Of The Angels" erroneously listed as "Village Of The Angels" on the CD itself, but correct elsewhere.


Date: May 21, 1990
Location: Radio France, Paris, France
Label: TCB Records

George Gruntz (ldr), Tim Berne, Ernst-Ludwig Petrowsky (as), Jerry Bergonzi (ts), Michael Philip Mossman (t), John Clark (frh), Joe Daley (tu), George Gruntz (p), Django Bates (w)

a. 08    Dimple - 3:42  (Django Bates)
     TCB Records CD: 96602 — Sins 'n Wins 'n Funs   (1996)

Full details needed.


Date: May 22, 1990
Location: Big Mama, Rome, Italy
Label: TCB Records

George Gruntz (ldr), Tim Berne, Ernst-Ludwig Petrowsky (as), Jerry Bergonzi (ts), Michael Philip Mossman (t), John Clark (frh), Django Bates (th), Joe Daley (tu), George Gruntz (p)

a. 07    Room 608 - 8:18  (Horace Silver)
     TCB Records CD: 96602 — Sins 'n Wins 'n Funs   (1996)

Full details needed


Date: May 24, 1990
Location: Israel Festival, Jerusalem, Israel
Label: TCB Records

George Gruntz (ldr), Tim Berne, Ernst-Ludwig Petrowsky (as), Jerry Bergonzi (ts), Michael Philip Mossman (t), John Clark (frh), Django Bates (th), Joe Daley (tu), George Gruntz (p)

a. 04    The Preacher - 5:44  (Horace Silver)
     TCB Records CD: 96602 — Sins 'n Wins 'n Funs   (1996)

Full details needed


Date: ca. 1991
Label: Island/Mango

Daniel Ponce (ldr), Mario Rivera (f, ts), David Sanchez (ts), Michael Philip Mossman (t, fh), David 'Piro' Rodriguez (t), Angel 'Papo' Vazquez (tb), Edgardo Miranda (g, cua), Oscar Hernandez (p, syn), Sal Cuevas (b), Robbie Ameen, Steve Berrios (d), Marc Quiñones (tim), Daniel Ponce (cga, per), Joe Gonzalez, Hector Hernández (per), Tito Allen, Milton Cardona (v)

a. 01    Changó Te Llama - 4:03  (Daniel Ponce) / arr: Ricky Gonzalez
b. 02    Bacalaitos - 3:54  (Daniel Ponce) / arr: Ricky Gonzalez
c. 03    Mas Blues - 5:03  (Oscar Hernandez) / arr: Oscar Hernandez
d. 04    Oferere - 6:03  (Oscar Hernandez, Daniel Ponce) / arr: Oscar Hernandez
e. 05    Bilongone - 4:40  (Angel 'Papo' Vasquez) / arr: Angel 'Papo' Vazquez
f. 06    Midnight Mambo - 4:35  (Oscar Hernandez) / arr: Oscar Hernandez
g. 07    Latin Perspective - 5:12  (Oscar Hernandez) / arr: Oscar Hernandez
h. 08    Recoje Y Vete - 5:07  (Ricardo Abreu) / arr: Oscar Hernandez
All titles on:      Island/Mango CD: 162 539 877-2 — Changó Te Llama   (1991)

Mario Rivera (f) on a, g-h; (ts) on b, d-e; David Sanchez (ts) on c, f, h; Michael Philip Mossman (t) on c, f; (fh) on g; David 'Piro' Rodriguez (t) on a-b, d-e, h; Edgardo Miranda (g) on d; (cua) on b, h; Robbie Ameen (d) on a-g; Steve Berrios (d) on h; Marc Quiñones (tim) on a-g; Joe Gonzalez (per) on b, e, g-h; Hector Hernández (per) on d; Daniel Ponce (per) on a, f; Tito Allen (v) on a-b, d-e, h; Milton Cardona (v) on a-b, d-e, h.

Date unknown - 1991 is issue date.

Daniel Ponce credited as playing shekere on 01 and 06. Steve Berrios and Hector Hernández credited as playing batá drums on 04. Daniel Ponce credited as playing batá drums on 04 and 05. Joe Gonzalez credited as playing guiro on 02,05,07,08 and bell on 08.


Date: January 4, 5, 29, 1991
Location: Clinton Recording Studios, New York City
Label: Enja

George Gruntz (ldr), Chris Hunter (as), Jerry Bergonzi, Bob Malach, Bob Mintzer (ts), Randy Brecker, Bob Millikan, Michael Philip Mossman, Marvin Stamm (t), John Clark, Jerry Peel (frh), Dave Bargeron, Jim Pugh (eu), Howard Johnson (tu), John Scofield (g), George Gruntz (p), Mike Richmond (b), Adam Nussbaum (d)

a. 01    Q-Base - 4:18  (George Gruntz) / arr: George Gruntz
b. 04    Blues 'n' Dues Et Cetera - 6:28  (George Gruntz) / arr: George Gruntz
c. 05    Two Friends - 8:49  (George Gruntz) / arr: George Gruntz
All titles on:      Enja CD: R2 79673 — Blues 'n Dues Et Cetera - The New York Sessions   (1991)

John Scofield (g) on a.

No specifics known.

D.J.A.D. is credited with scratch on 01.


Date: April 24-27, 1991
Label: Enja

Daniel Schnyder (ldr), Daniel Schnyder (f, ss, ts), Michael Philip Mossman (t, fh, tb), Lew Soloff (t, pt), Michael Formanek (b), Jeff Hirshfield (d), Mark Feldman, Mary Rowell (vn), Lois Martin (vl), Erik Friedlander (vc)

a. 01    Hudi The Witch - 5:07  (Daniel Schnyder)
b. 02    Mantes - 6:22  (Daniel Schnyder)
c. 03    Eternal Ascension To A Topless Mountain - 6:23  (Daniel Schnyder)
d. 04    Barbara - 6:26  (Daniel Schnyder)
e. 05    Fully Mechanized Peaks - 5:26  (Daniel Schnyder)
f. 06    Carnival - 6:15  (Daniel Schnyder)
g. 07    Eugenia The Bride - 5:45  (Daniel Schnyder)
h. 08    Mars - 6:03  (Daniel Schnyder)
i. 09    Cats Dance - 4:12  (Daniel Schnyder)
j. 10    Heroes - 3:52  (Daniel Schnyder)
All titles on:      Enja CD: 7003 2 — Mythology   (1992)

Lew Soloff also credited as playing electric trumpet.


Date: between May 2-10, 1991
Location: SRG Zürich Studio 1, Zürich, Switzerland
Label: Koch/Schwann

Daniel Schnyder (ldr), Michael Philip Mossman (t), Simon Nabatov (p)

a.     Trumpet Sonata - 6:08  (Daniel Schnyder)
     Koch/Schwann CD: CD 310 170 H1 — Mythen   (1991)

Date: June 10-11, 1991 & August 14-15, 1991
Location: Sage & Sound Studio, Hollywood, CA
Label: Silveto

Horace Silver (ldr), Ralph Bowen, Rickey Woodard (ts), Michael Philip Mossman (t), Andy Martin, Bob McChesney (tb), Horace Silver (p), Bob Maize (b), Carl Burnett (d), Andy Bey, Dawn Burnett (v)

a. 03    Satchmo's Song - 7:16  (Horace Silver) / arr: Horace Silver
b. 04    Monkeyin' Around With Monk - 5:42  (Horace Silver) / arr: Horace Silver
c. 05    A Ballad For Hawk - 5:51  (Horace Silver) / arr: Horace Silver
d. 06    The Skunky Funky Blues - 6:51  (Horace Silver) / arr: Horace Silver
e. 07    Sunday Mornin' Prayer Meetin' - 5:03  (Horace Silver) / arr: Horace Silver
f. 08    Hallelujah To Ya - 5:11  (Horace Silver) / arr: Horace Silver
g. 09    The Righteous Rhumba - 6:23  (Horace Silver) / arr: Horace Silver
h. 11    Rockin' With Rachmaninoff - 4:31  (Horace Silver) / arr: Horace Silver
All titles on:      Bop City CD: DHS 1640 — Rockin' With Rachmaninoff   (2003)

Andy Bey (v) on c-d, g-h; Dawn Burnett (v) on a, e, h.


Date: August 14 & 15, 1991 (possibly June 10 & 11, 1991)
Location: Sage & Sound Studio, Hollywood, CA
Label: Silveto

Horace Silver (ldr), Ralph Bowen, Doug Webb, Rickey Woodard (ts), Michael Philip Mossman, Bob Summers (t), Andy Martin, Bob McChesney (tb), Horace Silver (p), Bob Maize (b), Carl Burnett (d)

a. 01    Rocky's Overture - 5:39  (Horace Silver) / arr: Horace Silver
b. 02    Rocky Meets The Duke - 6:09  (Horace Silver) / arr: Horace Silver
c. 10    Lavender Love - 5:29  (Horace Silver) / arr: Horace Silver
All titles on:      Bop City CD: DHS 1640 — Rockin' With Rachmaninoff   (2003)

Issue does not specify whether these are from the June or August sessions. Only soloists indicated were present on both dates.


Date: October 25, 1991
Location: Maastricht, Netherlands
Label: [private recording]

The Gil Evans Orchestra (ldr), Dave Mann (ss, ts), Chris Hunter (as), Rick Margitza (ts), Miles Evans (t, dir), Michael Philip Mossman (t, fh, pt), Dave Bargeron (tb), Robben Ford (g), Gil Goldstein (p, syn), Delmar Brown (syn), Mark Egan (eb), Kenwood Dennard (d), Steve Thornton (per)

a. 01    Well, You Needn't - 17:26  (Thelonious Monk) / arr: Gil Evans
b. 02    Summertime - 9:26  (George Gershwin, Dubose Heyward) / arr: Gil Evans
c. 03    Prince Of Darkness - 11:30  (Miles Davis) / arr: Gil Evans
d. 05    All Blues - 16:10  (Miles Davis) / arr: Gil Evans
e. 06    Eleven [aka Petits Machins] - 8:52  (Miles Davis, Gil Evans) / arr: Gil Evans
f. 07    Jean Pierre - 14:32  (Miles Davis) / arr: Gil Evans

Mossman may play trombone on some selections - details unknown.

Spoken comments (3:04) precede the first selection. Introductions by Miles Evans (3:20) precede the last selection.


Date: winter 1991-1992
Location: Power Station, New York City
Label: Geffen

Pat Metheny (ldr), Ryan Kisor, Mike Metheny, Michael Philip Mossman (t, fh), John Clark (frh), Dave Bargeron (tb, tu), Tom 'Bones' Malone (tb), Dave Taylor (btb), Pat Metheny (g, ep, syn), Gil Goldstein (p, con), Steve Rodby (b), Anthony Jackson (eb), Paul Wertico (d), Armando Marcal (per)

a.     See The World - 4:48  (Pat Metheny) / arr: Pat Metheny
     Geffen CD: 24468 — Secret Story   (1992)

Material also recorded at Abbey Road Studios, London, England (likely that this was only overdubs by the London Orchestra, arranged and conducted by Jeremy Lubbock).


Date: February 7 & 9, 1992
Location: State Theatre, New Brunswick, NJ
Label: MusicMasters

Benny Carter (ldr), Danny Bank (f, bar), Ralph Bowen, Frank Wess (f, as), Benny Carter (as, con), Jeff Rupert, Loren Schoenberg (ts), John Eckert, Richard Grant, Virgil Jones, Michael Philip Mossman (t), Eddie Bert, Curtis Hasselbring, Benny Powell, Dennis Wilson (tb), Remo Palmier (g), Chris Neville (p), Lisle Atkinson (b), Kenny Washington (d)

a. 01    Vine Street Rumble - 11:21  (Benny Carter) / arr: Benny Carter
b. 02    Sao Paolo - 5:05  (Benny Carter) / arr: Benny Carter
c. 03    I Can't Get Started - 5:42  (Vernon Duke, Ira Gershwin) / arr: Benny Carter
d. 04    Stockholm Sweetnin' - 5:34  (Quincy Jones) / arr: Benny Carter
e. 05    Evening Star [aka Blue Star] - 8:31  (Benny Carter) / arr: Benny Carter
f. 06    How High The Moon - 11:02  (Nancy Hamilton, W. Morgan Lewis) / arr: Benny Carter
All titles on:      MusicMasters CD: 01612-65080-2 — Harlem Renaissance   (1992)

This program was performed on both dates. The first part of each concert was for the big band. No specifics as to which material is from which date.

Contrary to liner notes, trumpet soloist on "I Can't Get Started" is Mossman, not Jones.


Date: February 7 & 9, 1992
Location: State Theatre, New Brunswick, NJ
Label: MusicMasters

Benny Carter (ldr), Danny Bank (f, bar), Ralph Bowen, Frank Wess (f, as), Katie Evans (f), John Atteberry (bsn), Benny Carter (as, con), Jeff Rupert, Loren Schoenberg (ts), John Eckert, Richard Grant, Michael Philip Mossman (t), Virgil Jones (t, fh), Susan Kynkor, Richard Rosolino (frh), Eddie Bert, Curtis Hasselbring, Benny Powell, Dennis Wilson (tb), Remo Palmier (g), Chris Neville (p), Lisle Atkinson (b), Kenny Washington (d), N. Scott Robinson (per), Rebecca Engstrom, Suzanne Gilman, Brigit Hammerling, Amy Hegarty, Michael Jamanis, Yi-Wen Jiang, Grace Lee, Anna Lim, Michael Locati, Ruo Tao Mao, Yi Ying Qiao, Norma Stites, Orlando Wells (vn), Harold Levin, Mu Ning, Clifford Young, Jacqueline Young (vl), Alex Kramer, Bridget McRae, Tu Qiang, Wendy Tummon (vc), Gloria Agostini (hrp)

a. 01    August Moon - 4:26  (Benny Carter) / arr: Benny Carter
b. 02    Teatime - 3:51  (Benny Carter) / arr: Benny Carter
c. 03    Song Of Long Ago - 5:06  (Benny Carter) / arr: Benny Carter, Jack Hayes
d. 04    Samurai Song - 3:07  (Benny Carter) / arr: Benny Carter, Jack Hayes
e. 05    Chow Chow - 9:19  (Benny Carter) / arr: Benny Carter
f. 06    Lament For Langston - 5:05  (Benny Carter) / arr: Benny Carter
g. 07    Sugar Hill Slow Drag - 5:04  (Benny Carter) / arr: Benny Carter
h. 08    Happy Feet - 6:54  (Benny Carter) / arr: Benny Carter
i. 09    Sunday Morning - 4:15  (Benny Carter) / arr: Benny Carter
j. 10    Happy Feet - 5:11  (Benny Carter) / arr: Benny Carter
All titles on:      MusicMasters CD: 01612-65080-2 — Harlem Renaissance   (1992)

Katie Evans (f) on a-g, i; John Atteberry (bsn) on a-g, i; Virgil Jones (fh) on i; Susan Kynkor (frh) on a-g, i; Richard Rosolino (frh) on a-g, i; N. Scott Robinson (per) on a-g, i; Rebecca Engstrom (vn) on a-g, i; Suzanne Gilman (vn) on a-g, i; Brigit Hammerling (vn) on a-g, i; Amy Hegarty (vn) on a-g, i; Michael Jamanis (vn) on a-g, i; Yi-Wen Jiang (vn) on a-g, i; Grace Lee (vn) on a-g, i; Anna Lim (vn) on a-g, i; Michael Locati (vn) on a-g, i; Ruo Tao Mao (vn) on a-g, i; Yi Ying Qiao (vn) on a-g, i; Norma Stites (vn) on a-g, i; Orlando Wells (vn) on a-g, i; Harold Levin (vl) on a-g, i; Mu Ning (vl) on a-g, i; Clifford Young (vl) on a-g, i; Jacqueline Young (vl) on a-g, i; Alex Kramer (vc) on a-g, i; Bridget McRae (vc) on a-g, i; Tu Qiang (vc) on a-g, i; Wendy Tummon (vc) on a-g, i; Gloria Agostini (hrp) on a-g, i.

This program was performed on both dates. The second part of each concert added the orchestra. No specifics as to which material is from which date.

Jack Hayes credited with orchestration on 03 & 04.

The first 5 tracks are known as the Tales Of The Rising Sun Suite and the last 5 tracks are known as the Harlem Renaissance Suite.


Date: May 22 & 23, 1992
Location: Alboraia-Valencia, Spain
Label: EGT

Michael Philip Mossman, Perico Sambeat (ldr), Perico Sambeat (f, as), Michael Philip Mossman (t, pt, tb), David Kikoski (p), Bill Moring (b), Keith Copeland (d)

a. 01    No Peeking - 8:51  (Michael Philip Mossman)
b. 02    Final Chance - 4:59  (Perico Sambeat)
c. 03    Brokenhearted - 7:50  (Michael Philip Mossman)
d. 04    The Menace - 5:37  (Michael Philip Mossman)
e. 05    La Mesha - 6:02  (Kenny Dorham)
f. 06    Uptown Dance - 7:20  (Michael Philip Mossman)
g. 07    2 x 1 - 8:58  (Perico Sambeat)
h. 08    Cage Of Ice - 7:26  (Michael Philip Mossman)
i. 09    En La Olla - 5:14  (Perico Sambeat)
All titles on:      EGT CD: 565 — Uptown Dance   (1992)

Perico Sambeat (f) on c; (as) on a-b, d-i; Michael Philip Mossman (t) on a-b, d-e, g-i; (pt) on f; (tb) on c.


Date: June 21 - July 3, 1992
Location: Carriage House Studios, Stamford, CT
Label: [private recording]

Jon Herington (ldr), Leno Gomez (f, cl, bcl), Ralph Bowen (ss, as, ts), Michael Philip Mossman (t, tb), Jon Herington (g, bj, man, v), Jim Beard (p, ep, org, clv, syn, v), Victor Bailey (eb), Peter Erskine (d), Arto Tuncboyaciyan (per, v)

a. 01    Major Tom - 5:28  (Jon Herington)
b. 02    Paris On Mine - 5:49  (Jon Herington)
c. 03    Whoopie Tie O - 6:33  (Jon Herington)
d. 04    Mike And The Captain - 5:16  (Jon Herington)
e. 05    Cottleston Pie - 4:55  (Jon Herington)
f. 06    Behind The Mask - 4:57  (Jon Herington)
g. 07    Light At North Truro - 6:19  (Jon Herington)
h. 08    The Hudson Was Blue - 6:41  (Jon Herington)
All titles on:      Glass House CD: PICJ 1007 — The Complete Rhyming Dictionary   

Leno Gomez (f) on c, h; (cl) on c, h; (bcl) on c, h; Ralph Bowen (ss) on a, h; (as) on b; (ts) on b, g-h; Michael Philip Mossman (t) on h; (tb) on b, h; Jon Herington (bj) on h; (man) on g-h; (v) on a, h; Jim Beard (p) on a-b, g-h; (ep) on c, f; (org) on b, d-e; (clv) on d; (syn) on a, c-d, f-h; (v) on h; Arto Tuncboyaciyan (per) on a, c, f-g; (v) on a.


Date: July 1, 1992
Location: Stuttgart, Germany
Label: [radio broadcast]

Gerry Mulligan (ldr), Kenny Soderblom (cl, ts), Lee Konitz (as), Gerry Mulligan (bar), Art Farmer (t, fh), Michael Philip Mossman (t), Bobby Routch (frh), Rob McConnell (vtb), Bill Barber (tu), Ted Rosenthal (p), Dean Johnson (b), Ron Vincent (d)

a. 01    Move - 5:36  (Denzil Best) / arr: John Lewis
b. 02    Godchild - 4:12  (George Wallington) / arr: Gerry Mulligan
c. 03    Boplicity - 3:17  (Miles Davis, Gil Evans) / arr: Gil Evans
d. 04    Line For Lyons - 5:36  (Gerry Mulligan)
e. 05    Blueport - 9:10  (Art Farmer)
f. 06    Goodbye John - 4:42
g. 07    Alone Together - 4:48  (Arthur Schwartz, Howard Dietz)
h. 08    Jeru - 3:31  (Gerry Mulligan) / arr: Gerry Mulligan
i. 09    Moon Dreams - 3:37  (J. Chalmers 'Chummy' MacGregor, Johnny Mercer) / arr: Gil Evans
j. 10    The Flying Scotsman - 7:03  (Gerry Mulligan)
k. 11    Satin Doll - 2:41  (Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, Johnny Mercer)

Some material broadcast on television. Confirmation needed that this was a concert performance not a television studio production at SDR TV.


Date: July 9, 1992
Location: Théâtre Antique, Vienne, France
Label: [television broadcast]

Gerry Mulligan (ldr), Kenny Soderblom (cl, ts), Lee Konitz (as), Gerry Mulligan (bar), Art Farmer (t, fh), Michael Philip Mossman (t), Bobby Routch (frh), Rob McConnell (vtb), Bill Barber (tu), Ted Rosenthal (p), Dean Johnson (b), Ron Vincent (d)

a.     Move  (Denzil Best) / arr: John Lewis
b.     Godchild  (George Wallington) / arr: Gerry Mulligan
c.     Line For Lyons  (Gerry Mulligan)
d.     Blueport  (Art Farmer)
e.     Alone Together  (Arthur Schwartz, Howard Dietz)
f.     Boplicity  (Miles Davis, Gil Evans) / arr: Gil Evans
g.     Walkin' Shoes  (Gerry Mulligan)
h.     Jeru  (Gerry Mulligan) / arr: Gerry Mulligan
i.     Goodbye John
j.     The Flying Scotsman  (Gerry Mulligan)
k.     Moon Dreams  (J. Chalmers 'Chummy' MacGregor, Johnny Mercer) / arr: Gil Evans
l.     Satin Doll  (Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, Johnny Mercer)

Performance sequence unknown.


Date: July 16, 1992
Location: Luxembourg
Label: [private recording]

Gerry Mulligan (ldr), Kenny Soderblom (cl, ts), Lee Konitz (as), Gerry Mulligan (bar), Art Farmer (t, fh), Michael Philip Mossman (t), Bobby Routch (frh), Rob McConnell (vtb), Bill Barber (tu), Ted Rosenthal (p), Dean Johnson (b), Ron Vincent (d)

a. 01    Godchild  (George Wallington) / arr: Gerry Mulligan
b. 02    Move  (Denzil Best) / arr: John Lewis
c. 03    Israel  (John Carisi) / arr: John Carisi
d. 04    Blueport  (Art Farmer)
e. 05    Line For Lyons  (Gerry Mulligan)
f. 06    Alone Together  (Arthur Schwartz, Howard Dietz)
g. 07    K-4 Pacific  (Gerry Mulligan)
h. 08    Goodbye John
i. 09    Boplicity  (Miles Davis, Gil Evans) / arr: Gil Evans
j. 10    Hallucinations [aka Budo]  (Bud Powell) / arr: Gerry Mulligan
k. 11    Moon Dreams  (J. Chalmers 'Chummy' MacGregor, Johnny Mercer) / arr: Gil Evans
l. 12    The Flying Scotsman  (Gerry Mulligan)
m. 13    Walkin' Shoes  (Gerry Mulligan)
n. 14    Satin Doll  (Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, Johnny Mercer)

Date: July 24, 1992
Location: Parco Le Naiadi, Pescara, Italy
Label: [private recording]

Gerry Mulligan (ldr), Kenny Soderblom (cl, ts), Lee Konitz (as), Gerry Mulligan (bar), Art Farmer (t, fh), Michael Philip Mossman (t), Bobby Routch (frh), Rob McConnell (vtb), Bill Barber (tu), Ted Rosenthal (p), Dean Johnson (b), Ron Vincent (d)

a. 01    Godchild - 4:22  (George Wallington) / arr: Gerry Mulligan
b. 02    Boplicity - 3:31  (Miles Davis, Gil Evans) / arr: Gil Evans
c. 03    Move - 5:34  (Denzil Best) / arr: John Lewis
d. 04    Line For Lyons - 7:09  (Gerry Mulligan)
e. 05    Blueport - 10:47  (Art Farmer)
f. 06    Alone Together - 4:04  (Arthur Schwartz, Howard Dietz)
g. 07    Walkin' Shoes - 6:37  (Gerry Mulligan)
h. 09    The Flying Scotsman - 8:13  (Gerry Mulligan)
i. 10    Satin Doll - 10:02  (Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, Johnny Mercer)

Date: September 11-13, 1992
Location: Clinton Recording Studios, New York City
Label: dmp

Bob Mintzer (ldr), Lawrence Feldman, Pete Yellin (f, as), Bob Malach, Bob Mintzer (f, ts), Roger Rosenberg (f, bar), Laurie Frink, Tim Hagans, Bob Millikan, Michael Philip Mossman, Marvin Stamm (t, fh), Dave Bargeron, Mike Davis, Keith O'Quinn (tb), Dave Taylor (btb), Jim McNeely (p), Lincoln Goines (eb), John Riley (d), Sammy Figueroa (per)

a. 01    Dialogue - 4:58  (Bob Mintzer) / arr: Bob Mintzer
b. 02    The Big Show - 7:33  (Bob Mintzer) / arr: Bob Mintzer
c. 04    Freedomland - 5:20  (Russell Ferrante) / arr: Bob Mintzer
d. 09    Meeting Of The Minds - 8:17  (Bob Mintzer) / arr: Bob Mintzer
e. 10    Vision  (Bob Mintzer) / arr: Bob Mintzer
f. 10    City Of Hope - 5:54  (Bob Mintzer) / arr: Bob Mintzer
All titles on:      dmp CD: CD-493 — Departure   

e, f performed as medley.

Additional sessions for this project recorded on September 15-17, 1992 at dmp Studios in Stamford, CT. Uncertain which selections are from which set of sessions.


Date: September 15-17, 1992
Location: dmp Studios, Stamford, CT
Label: dmp

Bob Mintzer (ldr), Lawrence Feldman, Pete Yellin (f, as), Bob Malach, Bob Mintzer (f, ts), Roger Rosenberg (f, bar), Laurie Frink, Tim Hagans, Bob Millikan, Michael Philip Mossman, Marvin Stamm (t, fh), Dave Bargeron, Mike Davis, Keith O'Quinn (tb), Dave Taylor (btb), Phil Markowitz (p), Michael Formanek (b), Peter Erskine (d), Sammy Figueroa (per), Michael Franks (v)

a. 03    My Foolish Heart - 5:19  (Victor Young, Ned Washington) / arr: Bob Mintzer
b. 05    Joshua - 5:44  (Victor Feldman, Miles Davis) / arr: Bob Mintzer
c. 06    Horns Alone - 5:15  (Bob Mintzer) / arr: Bob Mintzer
d. 07    Sunset - 8:17  (Bob Mintzer) / arr: Bob Mintzer
e. 08    Children's Song - 6:57  (Bob Mintzer) / arr: Bob Mintzer
All titles on:      dmp CD: CD-493 — Departure   

Phil Markowitz (p) on a-b, d-e; Michael Formanek (b) on a-b, d-e; Peter Erskine (d) on a-b, d-e; Sammy Figueroa (per) on a-b, d-e; Michael Franks (v) on a.

Additional sessions for this project recorded on September 11-13, 1992 at Clinton Studios in New York City. Uncertain which selections are from which set of sessions.


Date: October 2x, 1992
Location: Leverkusener Jazztage, Leverkusen, Germany
Label: [television broadcast]

Mario Bauzá (ldr), Enrique Fernandez (f, ts, cwb), Eddie Alex, Lily White (as), Dioris Rivera (ts), Pablo Calogero (bar), Daniel Colette, Michael Philip Mossman, Victor Paz (t), Manny Duran (t, fh), Noah Bless, Gerald Chamberlain (tb), Marcus Persiani (p), Joey Santiago (eb), Bobby Sanabria (d), Rudy Calzado (gui, v), Joe Gonzalez (cga, per), Yolanda Maldonado (v), Mario Bauzá (con)

a.     Wild Jungle  (Mario Bauzá)
b.     Tanga: Bolero  (Mario Bauzá) / arr: Chico O'Farrill
c.     Ganga (Palo En Ganga)  (Rudy Calzado) / arr: Ray Santos
d.     Son Cubano (Yo Soy El Son Cubano)  (Parmenio Zalazar) / arr: Ray Santos
e.     Azulito  (Ray Santos) / arr: Ray Santos

Manny Duran (fh) on d; Rudy Calzado (v) on b-d; Yolanda Maldonado (v) on b-d.

Television broadcast includes spoken comments by Dieter Speck during the first selection.


Date: December 1992
Location: Clinton Recording Studios, New York City
Label: Messidor

Mario Bauzá (ldr), Paquito D'Rivera (cl, as), Eddie Alex, Rolando Briceño (as), Enrique Fernandez, Dioris Rivera (ts), Pablo Calogero (bar), Daniel Colette, Manny Duran, Michael Philip Mossman, Victor Paz (t), Noah Bless, Gerald Chamberlain (tb), Douglas Purviance (btb), Marcus Persiani (p), Joey Santiago (b), Bobby Sanabria (d, tim), José Mangual, Jr. (bgo), Joe Gonzalez, Carlos 'Patato' Valdés (cga), Milton Cardona, Ray Diaz (per), Rudy Calzado, Adela Dalto, Graciela, Yolanda Maldonado (v), Mario Bauzá (con)

a. 01    El Manisero (The Peanut Vendor) - 5:06  (Moísés Simons, Marion Sunshine, L. Wolfe Gilbert) / arr: Chico O'Farrill
     Messidor CD: 15842 — Messidor's Finest, Volume One   
b. 02    Memories - 4:45  (Paquito D'Rivera) / arr: Paquito D'Rivera
c. 03    La Vida Es Un Sueño - 3:14  (Arsenio Rodríguez) / arr: Ray Santos
d. 04    Mack The Knife [aka Moritat] - 3:45  (Kurt Weill, Bertolt Brecht, Marc Blitzstein) / arr: Ray Santos
     Messidor CD: 15842 — Messidor's Finest, Volume One   
e. 05    Cachondo - 5:16  (Marcus Persiani) / arr: Marcus Persiani
     Messidor CD: 15842 — Messidor's Finest, Volume One   
f. 06    Así No, Papa - 4:56  (Rudy Calzado) / arr: Ray Santos
g. 07    Ifá - 5:13  (Rudy Calzado) / arr: Ray Santos
h. 08    Somos Novios (Imposible) - 2:59  (Armando Manzanero) / arr: Ray Santos
i. 09    Paz Profundo - 3:32  (Michael Philip Mossman) / arr: Michael Philip Mossman
j. 10    Al Fin - 2:55  (Bullumba Ladestoy) / arr: Chico O'Farrill
     Messidor CD: 15842 — Messidor's Finest, Volume One   
k. 11    Yamasa - 3:49  (Manuel Sanchez Acosta) / arr: Ray Santos
All titles on:      Messidor CD: 15824 — My Time Is Now   (1993)

Paquito D'Rivera (cl) on b; (as) on b; Ray Diaz (per) on k; Rudy Calzado (v) on a, f-g; Adela Dalto (v) on f-g; Graciela (v) on c, f-h, j; Yolanda Maldonado (v) on f-g.

Mack The Knife performed (with band vocal) and listed as Jack The Knife.

Milton Cardona credited as playing batá. Ray Diaz credited as playing guiro and tambora.

Uncertain whether Mangual, Jr. is the same as Mangual, who appears on the subsequent Bauzá album.


Date: May 27 & 28, 1993
Location: Clinton Recording Studios, New York City
Label: Messidor

Mario Bauzá (ldr), Enrique Fernandez (f, ts), Pete Yellin (f, cl, as, ts), Dioris Rivera (af, ts), Pablo Calogero (bcl, bar), Rolando Briceño (ss, as), Daniel Colette, Michael Philip Mossman, Victor Paz (t), Manny Duran (t, fh), Gerald Chamberlain, Bruce Eidem, Don Hayward (tb), Marcus Persiani (p), Joey Santiago (b), Bobby Sanabria (d, per), José Mangual, Jr. (bgo), Carlos 'Patato' Valdés (cga), Jose Alexis Diaz, Joe Gonzalez (per), Rudy Calzado, Adela Dalto, Elvira Franco, Graciela, Yolanda Maldonado (v), Mario Bauzá (con)

a. 01    Cubauzá - 3:04  (Michael Philip Mossman) / arr: Michael Philip Mossman
b. 02    Zambia - 4:09  (Mario Bauzá) / arr: Marcus Persiani
     Messidor CD: 15842 — Messidor's Finest, Volume One   
c. 03    Clave De La Ya Ya - 4:41  (Rudy Calzado) / arr: Ray Santos
d. 04    Lourdes' Lullaby - 6:29  (Mario Bauzá) / arr: Michael Philip Mossman
e. 05    Congratulations To Someone - 3:02  (Roy Alfred, Al Frisch) / arr: Chico O'Farrill
f. 06    Heat Wave - 3:55  (Irving Berlin) / arr: Ray Santos
g. 07    Canto Lucumi - 7:42  (Michael Philip Mossman) / arr: Michael Philip Mossman
h. 08    A Night In Tunisia - 4:12  (Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Paparelli) / arr: Michael Philip Mossman
i. 09    Biri Bi Kum Bi - 3:43  (Antar Dali) / arr: Marcus Persiani
     Messidor CD: 15842 — Messidor's Finest, Volume One   
j. 10    Chano - 6:23  (Joe Santiago) / arr: Joey Santiago
All titles on:      Messidor CD: 15828 — 944 Columbus   (1993)

Date: August 14 & 15, 1993
Label: [private recording]

Larry Browne (ldr), Dave Schroeder (f, bcl, ts), Tom Boras (bcl, bar), Jon Gordon (as), Chuck Clark (ts), Michael Philip Mossman (t, fh), Ron Tooley (t), Dan Levine (tb), Kenichi Shimazu (p), Hilliard Greene (b), Brian Kirk (d), Larry Browne (w, v)

a. 01    Swing Bean - 4:18  (Larry Browne) / arr: Chuck Clark
b. 02    Why Whisper - 4:22  (Larry Browne)
c. 03    I'm Not Ready To Say Goodbye - 5:21  (Larry Browne)
d. 04    Will You Still Be Mine - 3:54  (Matt Dennis, Tom Adair)
e. 05    I'm Old Fashioned - 6:32  (Jerome Kern, Johnny Mercer) / arr: Chuck Clark
f. 06    The Blues Walk [aka Loose Walk; aka Somebody Done Stole My Blues] - 4:18  (Chris Woods)
g. 07    Out Of This World - 7:54  (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer) / arr: Larry Browne, Chuck Clark
h. 08    To Love One Someone - 4:59  (Arthur P. Lillard) / arr: Bob Pilkington
i. 09    On The Street Where You Live - 6:02  (Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe)
All titles on:      J's Way CD: 0061 — Larry Browne Sings Swing Bean   

Composer of f. needs confirmation.


Date: December 1993
Label: Minor Music

Dwayne Dolphin (ldr), Ravi Coltrane (ss, ts), Michael Philip Mossman (t, fh, pt, tb), Geri Allen (p), Dwayne Dolphin (b), Roger Humphries (d)

a. 01    So What - 6:36  (Miles Davis)
b. 02    Portrait Of Adrian - 5:26  (Dwayne Dolphin)
c. 03    Passion Dance - 6:44  (McCoy Tyner)
d. 04    Papillon - 4:28  (Dwayne Dolphin)
e. 05    Fee-Fi-Fo-Fum - 4:54  (Wayne Shorter)
f. 06    Hank's Blues - 7:16  (Dwayne Dolphin)
g. 07    Maiden Voyage - 5:45  (Herbie Hancock)
h. 08    Enchantress - 7:14  (Dwayne Dolphin)
i. 09    Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise - 4:52  (Sigmund Romberg, Oscar Hammerstein II)
j. 10    Lost Souls - 2:02
k. 11    Down And Out - 4:41  (Dwayne Dolphin)
All titles on:      Minor Music CD: 801042 — Portrait Of Adrian   (1994)

Date: ca. 1994
Label: Columbia

Michel Camilo (ldr), Chris Hunter (ss, as), Paquito D'Rivera (as), Ralph Bowen, Craig Handy (ts), Gary Smulyan (bar), Stanton Davis, Jon Faddis, Ryan Kisor, Brian Lynch, Michael Philip Mossman (t), Dave Bargeron, Conrad Herwig, Ed Neumeister, Douglas Purviance (tb), Dave Taylor (btb), Chuck Loeb (g), Michel Camilo (p), Anthony Jackson (eb), Cliff Almond, Marvin 'Smitty' Smith (d), Giovanni Hidalgo (cga), Guarionex Aquino (per)

a. 01    One More Once - 4:53  (Michel Camilo) / arr: Michel Camilo, Jorge Taveras
b. 02    Why Not! - 6:44  (Michel Camilo) / arr: Michel Camilo, Jorge Taveras
c. 03    Resolution - 3:30  (Michel Camilo) / arr: Michel Camilo, Jorge Taveras
d. 04    Suite Sandrine Part III - 9:15  (Michel Camilo) / arr: Michel Camilo, Jorge Taveras
e. 05    Dreamlight - 8:59  (Michel Camilo) / arr: Michel Camilo, Jorge Taveras
f. 06    Just Kidding - 5:19  (Michel Camilo) / arr: Michel Camilo, Jorge Taveras
g. 07    Caribe - 7:05  (Michel Camilo) / arr: Michel Camilo, Jorge Taveras
h. 08    Suntan - 5:58  (Michel Camilo) / arr: Michel Camilo, Jorge Taveras
i. 09    On The Other Hand - 5:52  (Michel Camilo) / arr: Michel Camilo, Jorge Taveras
j. 10    Not Yet - 6:08  (Michel Camilo) / arr: Michel Camilo, Jorge Taveras
All titles on:      Columbia CD: 66204 — One More Once   (1994)

Date unknown - 1994 is issue date.

Arranging credits uncertain.


Date: January 25 & 26, 1994
Location: Systems Two Recording Studio, Brooklyn, NY
Label: Enja

Daniel Schnyder (ldr), Daniel Schnyder (f, ts), Michael Philip Mossman (t, fh, pt, tb), Kenny Drew, Jr. (p), Michael Formanek (b), Marvin 'Smitty' Smith (d)

a. 01    Angry Blackbird - 5:46  (Daniel Schnyder)
b. 02    Soleil Noir - 7:30  (Daniel Schnyder)
c. 03    The Mystified Churchgoer - 3:00  (Daniel Schnyder)
d. 04    Scherzo - 5:11  (Daniel Schnyder)
e. 05    Retrogradus Ex Machina - 2:06  (Daniel Schnyder)
f. 06    Teiresias - 8:12  (Daniel Schnyder)
g. 07    Triplex - 4:47  (Daniel Schnyder)
h. 08    No Opera - 5:35  (Daniel Schnyder)
i. 09    DoReMi - 5:46  (Daniel Schnyder)
j. 10    Collector's Choice - 3:27  (Daniel Schnyder)
All titles on:      Enja CD: ENJ 8068 2 — Nucleus   (1995)

Date: February 18 & 19, 1994
Location: Sound On Sound, New York City
Label: Mons

Christoph Schweizer (ldr), Michael Karn (ts), Christopher Kase (t, fh), Michael Philip Mossman (t), Christoph Schweizer (tb), Ethan Iverson (p), Johannes Weidenmüller (b), Tom Rainey (d)

a. 01    (Sic!) - 10:01  (Christoph Schweizer)
b. 02    Explicit - 6:05  (Christoph Schweizer)
c. 03    Purity Of Thought - 9:40  (Christoph Schweizer)
d. 04    The Importance Of Being Earnest - 6:18  (Christoph Schweizer)
e. 05    Knot Kool - 7:02  (Christoph Schweizer)
f. 06    Yet Said - 4:20  (Christoph Schweizer)
g. 07    Phase Shift - 11:04  (Christoph Schweizer)
h. 08    Past Present - 7:09  (Christoph Schweizer)
i. 09    A Little Piece - 3:57  (Christoph Schweizer)
All titles on:      Mons CD: 874-660 — Normal Garden   (1994)

Christopher Kase (t) on a-b, d-i; (fh) on a, c-i; Michael Philip Mossman (t) on a-b.


Date: March 29 & 30, 1994
Location: Systems Two Recording Studio, Brooklyn, NY
Label: Enja

Kevin Mahogany (ldr), Phil Brenner (af, ss), Willie Williams (cl, ts), Steve Wilson (cl, as), Gary Smulyan (bcl, bar), Arthur Blythe (as), Michael Philip Mossman (t), Robin Eubanks (tb), Kevin Eubanks (g), John Hicks (p), Ray Drummond (b), Marvin 'Smitty' Smith (d), Kevin Mahogany (v)

a. 01    The Coaster - 4:19  (Grachan Moncur III) / arr: Slide Hampton
b. 02    West Coast Blues [lyric version] - 5:29  (Wes Montgomery, Granville 'Sascha' Burland) / arr: Slide Hampton
c. 03    The City Lights - 5:07  (Carroll Coates) / arr: Slide Hampton
d. 04    Night Flight [lyric version of Ojos De Rojo] - 6:11  (Cedar Walton, John Hackett, Paula Hackett) / arr: Slide Hampton
e. 05    Next Time You See Me - 4:54  (Earl Forest, Bill Harvey) / arr: Slide Hampton
f. 06    Songs And Moments - 5:36  (Milton Nascimento) / arr: Maria Schneider
g. 07    Caravan - 9:41  (Duke Ellington, Juan Tizol, Irving Mills) / arr: Freddie Hubbard
h. 08    My Foolish Heart - 5:27  (Victor Young, Ned Washington) / arr: Slide Hampton
i. 09    Red Top - 4:42  (Lionel Hampton, Ben Kynard) / arr: Slide Hampton
j. 10    Jim's Ballad - 3:45  (Sergio Mihanovic) / arr: Slide Hampton
k. 11    Take The "A" Train - 3:33  (Billy Strayhorn) / arr: Slide Hampton
l. 12    When I Fall In Love - 6:03  (Victor Young, Edward Heyman) / arr: Slide Hampton
All titles on:      Enja CD: ENJ-8072 2 — Songs And Moments   (1994)

Date: May 9 & 10, 1994
Location: Power Station, New York City
Label: Claves Jazz

Michael Philip Mossman (ldr), David Sanchez (ss, ts), Michael Philip Mossman (t, fh, tb), Kenny Drew, Jr. (p), James Genus (b), Marvin 'Smitty' Smith (d), Bobby Sanabria (per)

a. 01    Springdance - 5:41  (Michael Philip Mossman)
b. 02    Chachanita - 6:37  (Michael Philip Mossman)
c. 03    Kitosillo - 6:14  (Michael Philip Mossman)
d. 04    K-Say D-Say - 5:23  (Michael Philip Mossman)
e. 05    Mambo A La Joe - 4:10  (Michael Philip Mossman)
f. 06    The Message - 5:30  (Michael Philip Mossman)
g. 07    Peace Piece  (Bill Evans)
h. 07    Peace - 7:03  (Horace Silver)
i. 08    Ronita's Nightmare - 6:32  (Michael Philip Mossman)
j. 09    Jumpstart - 6:13  (Michael Philip Mossman)
k. 10    Twilight Town - 5:18  (Michael Philip Mossman)
All titles on:      Claves Jazz CD: 50-1094 — Springdance   (1995)

g, h performed as medley.


Date: July 1994
Location: North Sea Jazz Festival, Den Haag, Netherlands
Label: [television broadcast]

Slide Hampton (ldr), Jerome Richardson (as), Jimmy Heath, Bobby Lavelle (ts), Michael Philip Mossman, Claudio Roditi, Byron Stripling (t), Robin Eubanks, Slide Hampton, Dennis Wilson (tb), Douglas Purviance (btb), David Finck (b), Dennis Mackrel (d)

a.     [unknown titles]  (Composer Unknown)

Additional personnel (p) unknown.


Date: ca. 1995
Label: Messidor

Seis Del Solar (ldr), Bob Franceschini (ts, v), Michael Philip Mossman (t, fh), Oscar Hernandez (p, syn), John Benitez (b, v), Robbie Ameen (d, per), Ralph Irizarry (tim), Paoli Mejias (cga, per), Juan-Carlos Formell, Nestor Sanchez (v)

a. 01    New Beginning - 5:00  (Oscar Hernandez)
b. 02    Last Of The Mo-Ricans - 3:27  (Bob Franceschini)
c. 03    Cha-Cha For Six - 5:49  (Bob Franceschini)
d. 04    Rumba Urbana - 4:07  (Oscar Hernandez)
e. 05    Winter Memory - 5:49  (Wendy Ryan)
f. 06    Siempre - 6:52  (Oscar Hernandez)
g. 07    Spring Fling - 5:49  (Dario Eskenazi)
h. 08    Jazz Sabor - 5:32  (Oscar Hernandez)
i. 09    Sara Yé - 3:31  (Juan-Carlos Formell)
j. 10    Africa In You - 5:32  (Bob Franceschini)
All titles on:      Messidor CD: 15831 — Alternate Roots   (1995)

Collective personnel.


Date: February 1995
Location: Clinton Recording Studio, New York City
Label: Milestone

Chico O'Farrill (ldr), Rolando Briceño, Lenny Hambro (f, cl, as), Bob Franceschini, Mario Rivera (f, cl, ss, ts), Pablo Calogero (bar), Daniel Colette, Michael Philip Mossman, Tim Ouimette, Victor Paz (t), Sharon Moe (frh), Gerald Chamberlain, Robin Eubanks, Earl McIntyre, Angel 'Papo' Vazquez (tb), Andy Gonzales (b), Steve Berrios (d, per), Jerry Gonzalez (cga), Elisabeth Monder, Manny Oquendo (per), Chico O'Farrill (con)

a. 01    Igor's Dream - 5:26  (Chico O'Farrill) / arr: Chico O'Farrill
b. 02    Pura Emocion - 3:01  (Chico O'Farrill) / arr: Chico O'Farrill
c. 03    Pianitis - 6:02  (Chico O'Farrill) / arr: Chico O'Farrill
d. 04    Campiña - 2:31  (Chico O'Farrill) / arr: Chico O'Farrill
e. 05    Variations On A Well-Known Theme - 12:00  (Chico O'Farrill) / arr: Chico O'Farrill
f. 06    Get Me To The Church On Time - 3:36  (Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe) / arr: Chico O'Farrill
g. 07    En La Obscuridad - 3:46  (Rafael Solano Sanchez) / arr: Chico O'Farrill
h. 08    Perdido - 3:55  (Juan Tizol, Ervin Drake, Hans Lengsfelder) / arr: Chico O'Farrill
i. 09    Chico And The Men - 4:00  (Chico O'Farrill) / arr: Chico O'Farrill
j. 10    El Loco Blues - 5:16  (Chico O'Farrill) / arr: Chico O'Farrill
All titles on:      Milestone CD: 9239 — Pure Emotion   (1995)

Date: March 29 & 30, 1995
Location: East Side Sound, New York City
Label: Claves Jazz

Bross Townsend (ldr), David 'Bubba' Brooks, Reginald Woods (ts), Tom Olin (bar), Michael Philip Mossman, Irvin Stokes (t), Clifford Adams, Jr. (tb), Bross Townsend (p), Bob Cunningham (b), Winard Harper, Clyde Lucas (d), Carrie Smith (v)

a. 01    Duke's Blues arr: Bross Townsend
b. 02    Gettin' On arr: Bross Townsend
c. 03    Black Coffee  (Johnny Burke, Paul Francis Webster) / arr: Bross Townsend
d. 04    Slide, Jimmy, Slide arr: Bross Townsend
e. 05    My Romance  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) / arr: Bross Townsend
f. 06    Manor And All arr: Bross Townsend
g. 07    When I Grow Too Old To Dream  (Sigmund Romberg, Oscar Hammerstein II) / arr: Bross Townsend
h. 08    Georgia Grind  (Spencer Williams) / arr: Bross Townsend
i. 09    Buzzin' arr: Bross Townsend
j. 10    Say It No More arr: Bross Townsend
k. 11    T. O. arr: Bross Townsend
l. 12    C-Bop arr: Bross Townsend
All titles on:      Claves Jazz CD: CD 50-1095 — I Love Jump Jazz   (1995)

Michael Philip Mossman (t) on c, e, g-i, l; Winard Harper (d) on c-e, g-h, j; Clyde Lucas (d) on a-b, f, i, k-l; Carrie Smith (v) on c, h.


Date: July 1-3, 1995
Location: Power Station, New York City
Label: Blue Note

Ray Barretto (ldr), Adam Kolker (ss, ts), Michael Philip Mossman (t, fh, tb), Hector Martignon (p), Jairo Moreno (b, eb), Vince Cherico (d), Ray Barretto (cga, v), Mayra Casales, Alfredo Gonzalez (per)

a. 01    No Problem - 7:35  (Irving 'Duke' Jordan)
b. 02    In Your Own Sweet Way - 6:03  (Dave Brubeck)
c. 03    Brother Ray - 6:50  (Michael Philip Mossman) / arr: Michael Philip Mossman
d. 04    When You Wish Upon A Star - 7:30  (Leigh Harline, Ned Washington)
e. 05    Autumn Leaves [aka Les Feuilles Mortes] - 5:55  (Joseph Kosma, Jacques Prevert, Johnny Mercer)
f. 06    While My Lady Sleeps - 5:57  (Bronislau Kaper)
g. 07    Off Minor - 5:27  (Thelonious Monk)
h. 08    Fait Accompli - 7:25  (Hector Martignon) / arr: Hector Martignon
i. 09    Summertime - 6:02  (George Gershwin, Dubose Heyward)
j. 10    Worlds I Loved - 6:28  (Ray Barretto)
All titles on:      Blue Note CD: CDP 72438 35830-2 — My Summertime   (1995)

Ray Barretto (v) on i.

Alfredo Gonzalez credited as playing guiro. Mayra Casales credited as playing chekere.

No Problem listed as No Hay Problema.

Uncertain of arrangers, including A. Fernandez.


Date: August 3, 1995
Location: Village Vanguard, New York City
Label: [private recording]

Slide Hampton (ldr), Jerome Richardson (as), Bobby Lavelle, David Sanchez (ts), Roy Hargrove, Jimmy Owens, Mike Panella (t), Robin Eubanks, Avi Lebo (tb), Slide Hampton (tb, con), Douglas Purviance (btb), David Hazeltine (p), George Mraz (b), Clarence Penn (d)

a. I - 01    Parker's Mood - 5:07  (Charlie Parker) / arr: Slide Hampton
b. I - 01    Now's The Time - 4:58  (Charlie Parker) / arr: Slide Hampton
c. I - 01    Embraceable You - 2:40  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) / arr: Slide Hampton
d. I - 01    Ko Ko - 4:24  (Charlie Parker) / arr: Slide Hampton
e. I - 02    Moose The Mooche - 8:00  (Charlie Parker) / arr: Slide Hampton
f. I - 03    My Little Suede Shoes - 6:15  (Charlie Parker) / arr: Bobby Lavelle
g. I - 04    Scrapple From The Apple - 12:30  (Charlie Parker) / arr: Robin Eubanks
h. I - 05    Confirmation - 20:45  (Charlie Parker) / arr: Steve Turre
i. II - 01    Ah-Leu-Cha - 9:07  (Charlie Parker) / arr: Michael Philip Mossman
j. II - 02    Billie's Bounce - 12:35  (Charlie Parker) / arr: Bobby Lavelle
k. II - 03    Lover Man - 16:15  (Roger 'Ram' Ramirez, Jimmy Davis, Jimmy Sherman) / arr: Slide Hampton
l. II - 04    Anthropology - 17:45  (Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie) / arr: Slide Hampton
m. II - 05    Laura - 3:15  (David Raksin, Johnny Mercer) / arr: Slide Hampton
n. II - 06    Embraceable You - 3:45  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) / arr: Slide Hampton
o. II - 07    Au Privave  (Charlie Parker) / arr: Slide Hampton
p. II - 07    Billie's Bounce - 13:00  (Charlie Parker) / arr: Slide Hampton

a, b, c, d;   m, n;   o, p performed as medleys.

Roy Hargrove (t) on k-p.

Spoken comments (1:05) precedes 01 and (2:30) 03.

The final selection is a blending of the two blues pieces announced as "Charlie Parker Will Be Remembered."

Saxophones double on various woodwinds.


Date: September 19-22, 1995
Label: PolyGram

Michel Camilo (ldr), Ralph Bowen, Paquito D'Rivera (as), Jose Chombo Silva (ts), Gary Smulyan (bar), Michael Philip Mossman, Lew Soloff (t), Dave Bargeron (tb), Chuck Loeb, Freddy Rodriguez (g), Michel Camilo (p, con), James Genus, Israel 'Cachao' Lopez, Bobby Rodriguez (b), Cliff Almond, Mike Collazo (d), Marcelino Valdez (cga), Guarionex Aquino (per), Marti Sweet (vn)

a. 01    Two Much Theme - 3:58  (Michel Camilo) / arr: Michel Camilo, Joseph Gianono
b. 02    Paletto's Funeral/Art Escapes - 2:30  (Michel Camilo) / arr: Michel Camilo, Joseph Gianono
c. 03    Car Sequence - 0:26  (Michel Camilo) / arr: Michel Camilo, Joseph Gianono
d. 04    Motel Sequence - 0:49  (Michel Camilo) / arr: Michel Camilo, Joseph Gianono
e. 05    Wish/Tinker Ring - 0:56  (Michel Camilo) / arr: Michel Camilo, Joseph Gianono
f. 06    Shower Sequence - 0:39  (Michel Camilo) / arr: Michel Camilo, Joseph Gianono
g. 07    Manny Takes Painting - 0:48  (Michel Camilo) / arr: Michel Camilo, Joseph Gianono
h. 08    Betty Talks About Liz - 1:12  (Michel Camilo) / arr: Michel Camilo, Joseph Gianono
i. 09    Gene At Gallery - 2:29  (Michel Camilo) / arr: Michel Camilo, Joseph Gianono
j. 10    Betty At Gallery - 0:49  (Michel Camilo) / arr: Michel Camilo, Joseph Gianono
k. 11    Caribe Intro - 1:02  (Michel Camilo) / arr: Michel Camilo, Joseph Gianono
l. 12    Art Appears - 0:32  (Michel Camilo) / arr: Michel Camilo, Joseph Gianono
m. 13    Betty And Art Leave - 0:25  (Michel Camilo) / arr: Michel Camilo, Joseph Gianono
n. 14    Liz And Bart In Cafeteria/Romantic - 2:44 arr: Michel Camilo, Joseph Gianono
o. 15    Phone Sequence - 0:38  (Michel Camilo) / arr: Michel Camilo, Joseph Gianono
p. 16    French Restaurant 1 - 1:04  (Michel Camilo) / arr: Michel Camilo, Joseph Gianono
q. 17    Art's Suspense - 1:42  (Michel Camilo) / arr: Michel Camilo, Joseph Gianono
r. 18    French Restaurant 2 - 1:41  (Michel Camilo) / arr: Michel Camilo, Joseph Gianono
s. 19    Prologue - 1:24  (Michel Camilo) / arr: Michel Camilo, Joseph Gianono
t. 20    Kiss Sequence - 1:42  (Michel Camilo) / arr: Michel Camilo, Joseph Gianono
u. 21    Bathroom Sequence - 3:19  (Michel Camilo) / arr: Michel Camilo, Joseph Gianono
v. 22    Goons Chase/Bridge Jump - 3:16  (Michel Camilo) / arr: Michel Camilo, Joseph Gianono
w. 23    Liz And Art - 2:37  (Michel Camilo) / arr: Michel Camilo, Joseph Gianono
x. 24    Art's Jump/Art To Bart/Bart And Liz - 1:07  (Michel Camilo) / arr: Michel Camilo, Joseph Gianono
y. 25    Golondrina - 0:28  (Michel Camilo) / arr: Michel Camilo, Joseph Gianono
z. 26    Wedding Sequence - 1:20  (Michel Camilo) / arr: Michel Camilo, Joseph Gianono
aa. 27    Time Passage - 0:47  (Michel Camilo) / arr: Michel Camilo, Joseph Gianono
ab. 28    Art Sees Liz - 0:56  (Michel Camilo) / arr: Michel Camilo, Joseph Gianono
ac. 29    Caribe - 5:13  (Michel Camilo) / arr: Michel Camilo, Joseph Gianono
ad. 30    Somos Novios (Imposible) - 3:40  (Armando Manzanero) / arr: Michel Camilo, Joseph Gianono
All titles on:      PolyGram CD: 529 852 — Two Much [soundtrack]   (1996)

Collective personnel.


Date: December 3 & 4, 1995
Location: Systems Two Recording Studio, Brooklyn, NY
Label: TCB Records

Michael Philip Mossman (ldr), Bob Mintzer (f, ts), Michael Philip Mossman (t, fh, tb), Kenny Drew, Jr. (p), James Genus (b), Mark Walker (d), Bobby Sanabria (per)

a. 01    Ronita's Fantasy - 6:20  (Michael Philip Mossman)
b. 02    Bossanita - 5:13  (Michael Philip Mossman)
c. 03    All The Things You Are - 7:37  (Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II)
d. 04    Mama Soho - 5:51  (Michael Philip Mossman)
e. 05    Yvelyse's Dance - 8:19  (Michael Philip Mossman)
f. 06    Brokenhearted - 7:23  (Michael Philip Mossman)
g. 07    No Peeking - 7:11  (Michael Philip Mossman)
h. 08    My Sentiments - 5:06  (Michael Philip Mossman)
i. 09    The Firewalk Strut - 5:50  (Michael Philip Mossman)
All titles on:      TCB Records CD: 98102 — Mama Soho   (1998)

Date: December 15 & 16, 1995
Location: Ambient Recording, Stamford, CT
Label: dmp

Bob Mintzer (ldr), Lawrence Feldman, Pete Yellin (as), Bob Malach, Bob Mintzer (ts), Roger Rosenberg (bar), Randy Brecker, Laurie Frink, Tony Kadleck, Michael Philip Mossman, Marvin Stamm (t), Mike Davis, Larry Farrell, Keith O'Quinn (tb), Dave Taylor (btb), Phil Markowitz (p), Jay Anderson (b), John Riley (d)

a. 01    My Favorite Things - 4:56  (Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II) / arr: Bob Mintzer
b. 02    A Love Supreme: Acknowledgment - 7:00  (John Coltrane) / arr: Bob Mintzer
c. 03    Run For Your Life - 5:18  (Bob Mintzer) / arr: Bob Mintzer
d. 04    Prayer For Peace - 6:16  (Bob Mintzer) / arr: Bob Mintzer
e. 05    One People - 5:31  (Bob Mintzer) / arr: Bob Mintzer
f. 06    Impressions - 5:42  (John Coltrane) / arr: Bob Mintzer
g. 07    Spirits - 7:22  (Bob Mintzer) / arr: Bob Mintzer
h. 08    Ancestors - 6:00  (Bob Mintzer) / arr: Bob Mintzer
i. 09    Softly Spoken - 7:13  (Bob Mintzer) / arr: Bob Mintzer
j. 10    Trane's Blues [aka Vierd Blues; aka John Paul Jones] - 5:56  (John Coltrane) / arr: Bob Mintzer
All titles on:      dmp CD: CD-515 — Big Band Trane   (1996)

Date: 1994-1996
Location: Master Sound, Astoria, Queens, NY
Label: Enja

Daniel Schnyder (ldr), Daniel Schnyder (ss, ts), Michael Philip Mossman (t, fh), John Clark (frh), Jim Pugh (tb), Dave Taylor (btb), Andy McKee (b), Bobby Sanabria (per)

a.     Tarantula - 4:25  (Daniel Schnyder)
b.     Cool Sweets - 5:54  (Daniel Schnyder)
c.     Dolphy's Dance - 3:05  (Daniel Schnyder)
d.     Homunculus - 5:08  (Daniel Schnyder)
e.     El Cigaro - 5:40  (Daniel Schnyder)
All titles on:      Enja CD: ENJ-9302 2 — Tarantula   (1996)

Bobby Sanabria (per) on b, d.

Studio uncertain - possibly Radiostudio Zurich in Switzerland or Jazzfestival Schaffhausen.


Date: 1994-1996
Location: Master Sound, Astoria, Queens, NY
Label: Enja

Daniel Schnyder (ldr), Hubert Laws (pic, f, af), Daniel Schnyder (ss, ts), Michael Philip Mossman (t, fh), John Clark (frh), Jim Pugh (tb), Dave Taylor (btb), Michael Formanek (b)

a.     With The Devil On The Backseat - 4:24  (Daniel Schnyder)
b.     Water - 2:37  (Daniel Schnyder)
c.     Samiel - 4:52  (Daniel Schnyder, Carl Maria von Weber)
d.     Angst - 2:21  (Daniel Schnyder)
All titles on:      Enja CD: ENJ-9302 2 — Tarantula   (1996)

Studio uncertain - possibly Radiostudio Zurich in Switzerland or Jazzfestival Schaffhausen.


Date: ca. 1996
Label: Auteuri

Tom Pierson (ldr), David Bixler (f, as), Ross Novgrad, Mark Vinci (f, ss, ts), Don Byron (cl, bcl, bar), Rolando Briceño, Scott Robinson (ss, as), Anders Paulsson (ss), Diego Pokropowicz (ss, ts), Lou Marini (ts), Dominic Derasse, Mac Gollehon, Gary Guzio, Pete Margulies, Michael Philip Mossman, Mike Ponella (t), Herb Besson, Sam Burtis, John Fedchock, Ed Neumeister, Jack Schatz (tb), Dan Levine (btb), Tom Pierson (p), Gary Kelly (b), Pheeroan akLaff (d)

a. 01    Fright - 7:33  (Tom Pierson) / arr: Tom Pierson
b. 02    Once - 4:20  (Tom Pierson) / arr: Tom Pierson
c. 03    Zaymah - 13:25  (Tom Pierson) / arr: Tom Pierson
d. 04    Ballade - 5:25  (Tom Pierson) / arr: Tom Pierson
e. 05    Deceitful Eyes - 8:33  (Tom Pierson) / arr: Tom Pierson
f. 06    Black Art - 6:02  (Tom Pierson) / arr: Tom Pierson
g. 07    Planet Of Tears - 12:34  (Tom Pierson) / arr: Tom Pierson
All titles on:      Auteuri CD: 1229 — Planet Of Tears [soundtrack]   (1996)

Date unknown - 1996 is issue date.


Date: ca. 1996
Label: Escapade

Josef Zawinul (ldr), Bob Malach (ts), Michael Philip Mossman (t, pt, tb), Amitava Chatterjee, Osmane Kouyake, Gary Poulson (g), Josef Zawinul (g, key, eb, v), Cheick Tidiane-Seck (key), Matthew Garrison (eb), Paco Sery (d, kal, per), Arto Tuncboyaciyan (d, per, v), Alex Acuña, Souleymanne Doumbia, Trilok Gurtu, Rudy Regalado, Kevin Richard, Michito Sanchez (per), Lucho Avellaneda, Assitan Dembele, Djene Doumbouya, Reinhard Grube, Salif Keita, Kenny O'Brian, Burhan Ocal, Thania Sanchez, Franz Schmuch, Reinhard Ziegerhofer (v)

a. 01    Introduction To A Mighty Theme - 1:52  (Josef Zawinul) / arr: Ivan Zawinul, Josef Zawinul
     Escapade CD: 63651 — My People   (1996)
b. 02    Waraya - 6:03  (Salif Keita) / arr: Ivan Zawinul, Josef Zawinul
     Escapade CD: 63651 — My People   (1996)
c. 03    Bimoya - 6:35  (Josef Zawinul, Salif Keita) / arr: Ivan Zawinul, Josef Zawinul
     Escapade CD: 63651 — My People   (1996)
d. 04    You Want Some Tea, Grandpa? - 3:20  (Arto Tuncboyaciyan) / arr: Ivan Zawinul, Josef Zawinul
     Escapade CD: 63651 — My People   (1996)
e. 05    Slivovitz Trail - 4:12  (Josef Zawinul) / arr: Ivan Zawinul, Josef Zawinul
     Escapade CD: 63651 — My People   (1996)
f. 06    Ochy-Bala  (Traditional) / arr: Ivan Zawinul, Josef Zawinul
     Escapade CD: 63651 — My People   (1996)
g. 06    Pazyryk - 2:29  (Bolot) / arr: Ivan Zawinul, Josef Zawinul
     Escapade CD: 63651 — My People   (1996)
h. 07    Orient Express - 7:53  (Josef Zawinul) / arr: Ivan Zawinul, Josef Zawinul
     Escapade CD: 63651 — My People   (1996)
i. 08    Erdapfee Blues (Potato Blues) - 4:53  (Josef Zawinul) / arr: Ivan Zawinul, Josef Zawinul
     Escapade CD: 63651 — My People   (1996)
j. 09    Mi Gente - 6:13  (Josef Zawinul, Rudy Regalado, Thania Sanchez) / arr: Ivan Zawinul, Josef Zawinul
     Escapade CD: 63651 — My People   (1996)
k. 10    In An Island Way - 4:48  (Josef Zawinul, Robert Thomas, Jr.) / arr: Ivan Zawinul, Josef Zawinul
     Escapade CD: 63651 — My People   (1996)
l. 11    Many Churches - 4:15  (Josef Zawinul) / arr: Ivan Zawinul, Josef Zawinul
     Escapade CD: 63651 — My People   (1996)
m. 12    'O'Tzi  (Josef Zawinul) / arr: Ivan Zawinul, Josef Zawinul
All titles on:      MCA Victor CD: VICJ 5182 — My People   (1996)

f, g performed as medley.


Date: June 11 & 12, 1996
Location: New York City
Label: Concord

Tito Puente (ldr), Mario Rivera (pic, f, ss, ts), Bob Porcelli (as), Don Menza (ts), Mitch Frohman (bar), Wayne Bergeron, Bobby Shew, John Walsh (t), Maynard Ferguson, Ray Vega (t, fh), Michael Philip Mossman (t, tb), Tom Garling, Reynaldo Jorge, Lewis Kahn (tb), Tito Puente (vib, mar, tim, con), Sonny Bravo, Hilton Ruiz (p), Rubén Rodríguez (b), Jimmy Delgado (tim, bgo, per), Jose Madera, Jr. (tim, cga, per), Johnny 'Dandy' Rodriguez (bgo, cga, per), Louis Bauzo (per)

a. 01    Bebop - 4:40  (Dizzy Gillespie) / arr: Tom Garling, Marty Sheller
b. 02    Misterioso - 4:48  (Thelonious Monk) / arr: Sonny Bravo, Mitch Frohman, Tom Garling, Jose Madera, Jr., Michael Philip Mossman, Tito Puente, Hilton Ruiz, Marty Sheller
c. 03    Point East Memories - 5:36  (Mitch Frohman) / arr: Mitch Frohman
d. 04    Stablemates - 5:37  (Benny Golson) / arr: Sonny Bravo, Mitch Frohman, Tom Garling, Jose Madera, Jr., Michael Philip Mossman, Tito Puente, Hilton Ruiz, Marty Sheller
e. 05    On Green Dolphin Street - 7:00  (Bronislau Kaper, Ned Washington) / arr: Sonny Bravo, Mitch Frohman, Tom Garling, Jose Madera, Jr., Michael Philip Mossman, Tito Puente, Hilton Ruiz, Marty Sheller
f. 06    Autumn In Rome - 3:56  (Alessandro Cicognini, Paul Weston, Sammy Cahn) / arr: Sonny Bravo, Mitch Frohman, Tom Garling, Jose Madera, Jr., Michael Philip Mossman, Tito Puente, Hilton Ruiz, Marty Sheller
g. 07    Venus De Milo - 3:32  (Gerry Mulligan) / arr: Sonny Bravo, Mitch Frohman, Tom Garling, Jose Madera, Jr., Michael Philip Mossman, Tito Puente, Hilton Ruiz, Marty Sheller
h. 08    Hong Kong Mambo [aka Tito's Colada] - 3:39  (Tito Puente) / arr: Sonny Bravo, Mitch Frohman, Tom Garling, Jose Madera, Jr., Michael Philip Mossman, Tito Puente, Hilton Ruiz, Marty Sheller
i. 09    Barbara - 7:48  (Horace Silver) / arr: Sonny Bravo, Mitch Frohman, Tom Garling, Jose Madera, Jr., Michael Philip Mossman, Tito Puente, Hilton Ruiz, Marty Sheller
j. 10    Where You At? - 4:22  (Horace Silver) / arr: Sonny Bravo, Mitch Frohman, Tom Garling, Jose Madera, Jr., Michael Philip Mossman, Tito Puente, Hilton Ruiz, Marty Sheller
k. 11    Flying Home - 5:38  (Benny Goodman, Lionel Hampton, Sydney Robin) / arr: Sonny Bravo, Mitch Frohman, Tom Garling, Jose Madera, Jr., Michael Philip Mossman, Tito Puente, Hilton Ruiz, Marty Sheller
All titles on:      Concord CD: CCD-4732-2 — Special Delivery   (1996)

Don Menza (ts) on a-f; Wayne Bergeron (t) on a, e; Maynard Ferguson (t) on a, e, k; (fh) on a, e, k; Michael Philip Mossman (t) on b-d, f-k; (tb) on a, e-f, k; Bobby Shew (t) on a, e; Tom Garling (tb) on a-e; Tito Puente (vib) on b-d, f-k; (mar) on b, d, f-k; (tim) on a-b, d-k; Sonny Bravo (p) on a, d-k; Hilton Ruiz (p) on b-c; Jimmy Delgado (tim) on c; (bgo) on a-b, d, f-k; (per) on e; Jose Madera, Jr. (tim) on b, d, f-k; (cga) on e; (per) on a, c, f-j; Johnny 'Dandy' Rodriguez (bgo) on e; (cga) on d; (per) on a-c, f-k.

Credits need clarification/confirmation.


Date: June 24, 1996
Location: The Hit Factory, Studio 1, New York City
Label: Verve

Joe Henderson (ldr), Dick Oatts (ss, as), Steve Wilson (as), Joe Henderson, Charles Pillow, Tim Ries (ts), Gary Smulyan (bar), Jon Faddis, Tony Kadleck, Michael Philip Mossman, Byron Stripling, Ray Vega (t), Larry Farrell, Conrad Herwig, Keith O'Quinn (tb), Dave Taylor (btb), Chick Corea (p), Christian McBride (b), Al Foster, Lewis Nash (d), Bob Belden, Slide Hampton (con)

a. 02    Isotope - 5:21  (Joe Henderson) / arr: Joe Henderson
b. 04    Black Narcissus - 6:53  (Joe Henderson) / arr: Bob Belden
c. 07    Serenity - 5:52  (Joe Henderson) / arr: Slide Hampton
All titles on:      Verve CD: 314 533 451-2 — Joe Henderson Big Band   (1996)

Dick Oatts (ss) on c; (as) on a-b; Al Foster (d) on b; Lewis Nash (d) on a, c; Bob Belden (con) on a-b; Slide Hampton (con) on c.


Date: June 26, 1996
Location: The Hit Factory, Studio 1, New York City
Label: Verve

Joe Henderson (ldr), Dick Oatts, Steve Wilson (as), Joe Henderson, Charles Pillow, Tim Ries (ts), Gary Smulyan (bar), Jon Faddis, Earl Gardner, Tony Kadleck, Nicholas Payton, Byron Stripling, Ray Vega (t), Larry Farrell, Conrad Herwig, Keith O'Quinn (tb), Dave Taylor (btb), Helio Alves, Chick Corea (p), Nilson Matta, Christian McBride (b), Paulo Braga, Al Foster, Lewis Nash (d), Bob Belden, Slide Hampton, Michael Philip Mossman (con)

a. 03    Inner Urge - 9:01  (Joe Henderson) / arr: Slide Hampton
b. 06    Step Lightly - 7:19  (Joe Henderson) / arr: Bob Belden, Joe Henderson
c. 09    Recorda Me [aka No Me Esqueça] - 7:24  (Joe Henderson) / arr: Michael Philip Mossman
All titles on:      Verve CD: 314 533 451-2 — Joe Henderson Big Band   (1996)

Nicholas Payton (t) on b-c; Helio Alves (p) on c; Chick Corea (p) on a-b; Nilson Matta (b) on c; Christian McBride (b) on a-b; Paulo Braga (d) on c; Al Foster (d) on b; Lewis Nash (d) on a; Bob Belden (con) on b; Slide Hampton (con) on a; Michael Philip Mossman (con) on c.


Date: February 14, 1997
Location: Manchester Craftsmen's Guild, Pittsburgh, PA
Label: Blue Jackel

Paquito D'Rivera (ldr), Paquito D'Rivera (cl, ss, as), Andres Boiarsky (ss, ts), Scott Robinson (as), Marshall McDonald (ts, bar), Mike Ponella, Diego Urcola (t), William Cepeda (tb, shl), Conrad Herwig (tb), Fareed Haque (g), Dario Eskenazi (p), Oscar Stagnaro (b), Mark Walker (d), Pernell Saturnino (per)

a. 01    Tocache - 5:30  (Diego Urcola) / arr: Guillermo Klein
b. 02    King Of Cancun - 6:30  (Mike Ponella) / arr: Mike Ponella
c. 03    Puerto Padre - 7:55  (Emiliano Salvador) / arr: Steve Sacks
d. 04    Recife's Blues - 4:47  (Claudio Roditi) / arr: Jay Ashby
e. 05    Memories - 6:05  (Paquito D'Rivera) / arr: Paquito D'Rivera
f. 06    Andalucia Medley - 5:08  (Ernesto Lecuona) / arr: Paquito D'Rivera
g. 07    Quasi Modal - 9:57  (Conrad Herwig) / arr: Conrad Herwig
h. 08    Groove For Diz - 7:52  (William Cepeda) / arr: Luis Romero
i. 09    Despojo - 6:52  (Leopoldo 'Pucho' Escalante) / arr: Leopoldo 'Pucho' Esclante
j. 10    A Night In Tunisia - 7:22  (Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Paparelli) / arr: Michael Philip Mossman
All titles on:      Blue Jackel CD: 1003 — Live At Manchester Craftsmen's Guild   (1997)

Andres Boiarsky (ss) on a-e, g-j; (ts) on a-e, g-j; Paquito D'Rivera (ss) on a-e, g-j; (as) on a-e, g-j; Scott Robinson (as) on a-e, g-j; Marshall McDonald (ts) on a-e, g-j; (bar) on a-e, g-j; Mike Ponella (t) on a-e, g-j; Diego Urcola (t) on a-e, g-j; William Cepeda (tb) on a-e, g-j; (shl) on a-e, g-j; Conrad Herwig (tb) on a-e, g-j; Fareed Haque (g) on a-e, g-j; Dario Eskenazi (p) on a-e, g-j; Mark Walker (d) on a-e, g-j; Pernell Saturnino (per) on a-e, g-j.

Collective personnel.


Date: April 3-5 and April 8-9, 1997
Location: Systems Two Recording Studio, Brooklyn, NY
Label: Blue Note

Ray Barretto (ldr), Adam Kolker (ss, ts), Michael Philip Mossman (t, fh, tb), John di Martino (p), Hans Glawischnig, Jairo Moreno (b), Vince Cherico (d), Ray Barretto (cga, per, spk), Ray Vega (per)

a. 01    Moss Code - 3:40  (Michael Philip Mossman) / arr: Michael Philip Mossman
b. 02    Caravan - 7:13  (Duke Ellington, Juan Tizol, Irving Mills) / arr: Michael Philip Mossman
c. 03    Serenata - 6:42  (Leroy Anderson, Mitchell Parish) / arr: John di Martino
d. 04    Dance Of Denial - 5:50  (Michael Philip Mossman) / arr: Michael Philip Mossman
e. 05    Poinciana - 6:35  (Buddy Bernier, Nat Simon) / arr: John di Martino
f. 06    Point Of Contact/Punto De Contacto - 6:00  (Adam Kolker) / arr: Adam Kolker
g. 07    La Bendicion - 5:44  (Ray Barretto) / arr: John di Martino
h. 08    Liberated Spirit - 5:32  (Ray Barretto) / arr: Michael Philip Mossman
i. 09    The Summer Knows - 6:11  (Michel Legrand, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman) / arr: Adam Kolker
j. 10    Sister Sadie - 4:44  (Horace Silver) / arr: Michael Philip Mossman
All titles on:      Blue Note CD: 7243 856974 2 — Contact!   (1997)

Adam Kolker (ss) on b, e, g, i; (ts) on a, c-d, f, h, j; Michael Philip Mossman (t) on a, c-f, h-j; (fh) on g; (tb) on b; Hans Glawischnig (b) on c, e; Jairo Moreno (b) on a-b, d, f-j; Ray Barretto (spk) on g.


Date: January 4 & 5, 1998
Location: Ambient Recording, Stamford, CT
Label: dmp

Bob Mintzer (ldr), Lawrence Feldman, Pete Yellin (as), Bob Malach, Bob Mintzer (ts), Roger Rosenberg (bar), Larry Lunetta, Bob Millikan, Michael Philip Mossman, Scott Wendholt (t), Sam Burtis, Larry Farrell, Keith O'Quinn (tb), Dave Taylor (btb), Phil Markowitz (p), Jay Anderson (b), John Riley (d), Louis Bauzo (per)

a. 01    Oye Como Va - 4:50  (Tito Puente) / arr: Bob Mintzer
b. 02    El Caborojeno - 6:04  (Bob Mintzer) / arr: Bob Mintzer
c. 03    Acha - 6:26  (Bob Mintzer) / arr: Bob Mintzer
d. 04    Ellis Island - 6:15  (Bob Mintzer) / arr: Bob Mintzer
e. 05    Carla - 6:02  (Bob Mintzer) / arr: Bob Mintzer
f. 06    New Rochelle - 7:35  (Bob Mintzer) / arr: Bob Mintzer
g. 07    Chant - 5:52  (Bob Mintzer) / arr: Bob Mintzer
h. 08    San Juan Shuffle - 6:36  (Bob Mintzer) / arr: Bob Mintzer
i. 09    New Mambo - 5:50  (Bob Mintzer) / arr: Bob Mintzer
j. 10    Mambone - 4:39  (Bob Mintzer) / arr: Bob Mintzer
All titles on:      dmp CD: CD-523 — Latin From Manhattan   

Date: June 9, 1998
Label: TCB Records

Kenny Drew, Jr. (ldr), Ravi Coltrane (ss, ts), Michael Philip Mossman (t, fh), Steve Nelson (vib), Kenny Drew, Jr. (p), Lynn Seaton (b), Tony Reedus (d)

a. 01    Confrontation - 6:17  (Kenny Drew, Jr.)
b. 02    Undercurrent - 4:55  (Kenny Drew, Sr.)
c. 03    White Gardenia - 4:36  (Kenny Drew, Jr.)
d. 04    Largo - 7:49  (Kenny Drew, Jr.)
e. 05    First Love Letter - 7:17
f. 06    Manhattan Sunset - 9:15  (Kenny Drew, Jr.)
g. 07    Crystal River - 7:54  (Kenny Drew, Jr.)
h. 08    Sweet And Lovely - 7:48  (Gus Arnheim, Jules Lemare, Harry Tobias)
i. 09    Straight Jacket - 6:01  (Kenny Drew, Jr.)
All titles on:      TCB Records CD: 98202 — Crystal River   (1998)

Date: ca. 1999
Label: Connector

Rudy Calzado (ldr), Andres Boiarsky (f, ts), Jane Bunnett (f), Paquito D'Rivera (cl, ss, as), Oscar Feldman (as, ts), Manuel Valera, Pete Yellin (as), Bob Franceschini (ts), Pablo Calogero (bar), Manny Duran, Michael Philip Mossman, John Walsh (t), Diego Urcola (t, fh), Noah Bless, Bill Cantrall, Conrad Herwig (tb), Justin Camito (btb), Marcus Persiani (p), Guillermo Edgehill (b), Vince Cherico, Mark Walker (d), Joe Gonzalez (bgo, per), Milton Cardona (cga), Giovanni Arenzibia, Rudy Calzado, Felix Santini (v)

a. 01    La Jicara - 4:05  (Rudy Calzado) / arr: Paquito D'Rivera, Carlos Franzetti, Michael Philip Mossman, Ray Santos
b. 02    Papiro - 3:51  (Mario Bauzá, Michael Philip Mossman) / arr: Paquito D'Rivera, Carlos Franzetti, Michael Philip Mossman, Ray Santos
c. 03    I Remember Diz - 5:41  (Paquito D'Rivera) / arr: Paquito D'Rivera, Carlos Franzetti, Michael Philip Mossman, Ray Santos
d. 04    Kikiriki - 3:40  (Rudy Calzado) / arr: Paquito D'Rivera, Carlos Franzetti, Michael Philip Mossman, Ray Santos
e. 05    You Are The Only One - 4:23  (Silvio Cebrian) / arr: Paquito D'Rivera, Carlos Franzetti, Michael Philip Mossman, Ray Santos
f. 06    Bolero Para Paquito - 6:19  (Hendrik Meurkens) / arr: Paquito D'Rivera, Carlos Franzetti, Michael Philip Mossman, Ray Santos
g. 07    River Spirit - 5:26  (Michael Philip Mossman) / arr: Paquito D'Rivera, Carlos Franzetti, Michael Philip Mossman, Ray Santos
h. 08    Ruby, My Dear - 3:42  (Thelonious Monk) / arr: Paquito D'Rivera, Carlos Franzetti, Michael Philip Mossman, Ray Santos
i. 09    Nica's Dream - 5:32  (Horace Silver) / arr: Paquito D'Rivera, Carlos Franzetti, Michael Philip Mossman, Ray Santos
j. 10    Todo Eso Y Mas - 3:12  (Rudy Calzado) / arr: Paquito D'Rivera, Carlos Franzetti, Michael Philip Mossman, Ray Santos
All titles on:      Connector CD: 15851-10 — A Tribute To Mario Bauzá   (1999)
     Universal Latino CD: 160533 — A Tribute To Mario Bauzá   (2002)

Date unknown - 1999 is original issue date.


Date: March 6-14, 1999
Location: Systems Two Recording Studio, Brooklyn, NY
Label: RCA Victor

Ray Barretto (ldr), Adam Kolker (ss, ts), Joe Lovano (ts), John Bailey (t), Steve Turre (tb, shl), Kenny Burrell (g), John di Martino (p), Eddie Gomez (b), Vince Cherico (d), Ray Barretto (cga), Bobby Sanabria (per)

a. 01    The Mooche - 6:55  (Duke Ellington, Irving Mills) / arr: Michael Philip Mossman
b. 02    Cotton Tail - 5:31  (Duke Ellington) / arr: Michael Philip Mossman
c. 03    Johnny Come Lately - 5:27  (Billy Strayhorn) / arr: John di Martino
d. 04    Cancion Del Fuego Fatuo (from El Amor Brujo) - 7:16  (Manuel de Falla) / arr: Adam Kolker
e. 05    I Mean You - 6:41  (Thelonious Monk) / arr: Adam Kolker
f. 06    Go - 7:58  (Wayne Shorter) / arr: Adam Kolker
g. 07    Like Sonny - 4:35  (John Coltrane) / arr: Adam Kolker
h. 08    Lamento Borincano - 7:17  (Rafael Hernandez) / arr: John di Martino
i. 09    Oclupaca - 6:07  (Duke Ellington) / arr: Michael Philip Mossman
All titles on:      BMG CD: 74321-68452-2 — Portraits In Jazz And Clave   (1999)

Bobby Sanabria (per) on b, d, h.


Date: May 9, 1999
Location: Jazzfestival Bern - Kursaal, Bern, Switzerland
Label: [radio broadcast]

Carnegie Hall Jazz Band (ldr), Dick Oatts (as), Frank Wess (as, ts), Jay Brandford, Ralph Lalama (ts), Gary Smulyan (bar), Jon Faddis (t, con), Michael Philip Mossman, Ron Tooley, Scott Wendholt, Tom Williams (t), Clark Terry (t, fh, v), John Allred, Slide Hampton, Dennis Wilson (tb), Douglas Purviance (btb), Renee Rosnes (p), Todd Coolman (b), Lewis Nash (d), Gerald Wilson (con)

a. I - 01    For Dancers Only - 5:21  (Sy Oliver)
b. I - 02    Uptown Blues - 5:04  (Sy Oliver)
c. I - 03    Margie - 4:38  (Con Conrad, Benny Davis, J. Russell Robinson)
d. I - 04    Lunceford Special - 4:14  (Jimmie Lunceford)
e. I - 05    'Tain't What You Do - 3:43  (Sy Oliver, James Oliver 'Trummy' Young)
f. I - 06    Hi Spook - 5:16  (Gerald Wilson)
g. I - 07    Yard Dog Mazurka - 5:30  (Gerald Wilson)
h. I - 08    Seventeen Mile Drive (from "Theme For Monterey") - 6:36  (Gerald Wilson) / arr: Gerald Wilson
i. II - 01    Countdown - 7:53  (John Coltrane)
j. II - 02    A Love Supreme: Acknowledgment - 15:38  (John Coltrane) / arr: Slide Hampton
k. II - 03    Frame For The Blues - 16:13  (Slide Hampton) / arr: Slide Hampton
l. II - 04    Happy-Go-Lucky Local  (Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn) / arr: Randy Sandke
m. II - 04    Choo Choo (Gotta Hurry Home)  (Duke Ellington, Dave Ringle, Bob Schafer) / arr: Randy Sandke
n. II - 04    Delta Bound  (Alexander Hill) / arr: Randy Sandke
o. II - 04    The Old Circus Train - 20:25  (Duke Ellington) / arr: Randy Sandke

l, m, n, o performed as medley.

Clark Terry (t) on l, n-o; (fh) on h, l-o; (v) on l; Jon Faddis (con) on i-o; Gerald Wilson (con) on a-h.


Date: May 20, 1999
Location: Birdland, New York City
Label: Arabesque

Bobby Sanabria (ldr), Karolina Strassmayer (ss, as), Gene Jefferson (as), Peter Brainin, Jay Collins, John Stubblefield (ts), Ricardo Pons (bar), Tanya Darby, Michael Philip Mossman, Tim Ouimette, John Walsh (t), Joe Fielder, Barry Olsen, Chris Washburne (tb), Dan Levine (btb), John di Martino (p), Boris Kozlov (b, eb), Bobby Sanabria (d, per), Candido Camero (cga), Wilson 'Chembo' Corniel, Roberto Quintero, Hiram 'El Pavo' Remon (per)

a. 01    Praise To The Creator And Ancestors  (Traditional)
b. 01    In The Time Of The Colony  (Mario Recio)
c. 01    Telemina - 2:52  (Traditional)
d. 02    Moss Code - 8:04  (Michael Philip Mossman)
e. 03    Angel Eyes - 8:32  (Matt Dennis, Earl Brent)
f. 04    Nuyorican Son - 5:44  (Chris Washburne)
g. 05    Olokún/Yemayá - 7:01  (Bobby Sanabria)
h. 06    Adios, Mario - 6:01  (Bobby Sanabria)
i. 07    The Troubadors - 8:36  (Sue Terry)
j. 08    Donna Lee - 7:58  (Miles Davis)
k. 09    Manteca - 13:52  (Dizzy Gillespie, Chano Pozo, Walter 'Gil' Fuller)
All titles on:      Arabesque CD: 149 — Afro-Cuban Dream: Live And In Clave!   (2000)

a, b, c performed as medley.

John Stubblefield (ts) on f-g, k; Boris Kozlov (b) on a-j; (eb) on k; Candido Camero (cga) on k.

Band members also play various percussion and contribute vocals.


Date: ca. 2000
Label: dmp

Bob Mintzer (ldr), Lawrence Feldman, Pete Yellin (f, cl, as), Bob Mintzer (f, ts), Scott Robinson (f, cl, ts), Roger Rosenberg (bar), Bob Millikan, Michael Philip Mossman, Byron Stripling, Scott Wendholt (t, fh), Mike Davis, Larry Farrell, Keith O'Quinn (tb), Dave Taylor (btb), James Chirillo (g), Phil Markowitz (p), Dennis Irwin (b), Brian Brake, John Riley (d)

a. 01    Havin' Some Fun - 7:55  (Bob Mintzer) / arr: Bob Mintzer
b. 02    April In Paris - 6:07  (Vernon Duke, E. Y. Harburg) / arr: Bob Mintzer
c. 03    One O'Clock Jump - 11:16  (Eddie Durham, Oran 'Hot Lips' Page, Buster Smith) / arr: Bob Mintzer
d. 04    Lester Jumps Out - 9:19  (Bob Mintzer) / arr: Bob Mintzer
e. 05    Cute - 5:56  (Neal Hefti) / arr: Bob Mintzer
f. 06    Shiny Stockings - 7:44  (Frank Foster) / arr: Bob Mintzer
g. 07    Home Basie - 4:11  (Bob Mintzer) / arr: Bob Mintzer
h. 08    Lil' Darlin' - 8:44  (Neal Hefti) / arr: Bob Mintzer
All titles on:      dmp CD: CD-529 — Homage To Count Basie   (2000)
     dmp SACD: SACD-12 — Homage To Count Basie   (2001)

Brian Brake (d) on g; John Riley (d) on a-f, h.

Date unknown - 2000 is issue date.


Date: ca. 2000
Location: Trax East Studios, South River, NJ
Label: M.A.S. Productions

The Fins (ldr), Ralph Bowen, Joel Frahm, Jeff Rupert (ts), Alex Harding, Jack Stuckey (bar), Steve Jankowski (t), Michael Philip Mossman (t, tb), Benny Hi-Fi (g, v), Angelo Mancuso (eb), Eric Addeo (d), Scott Monetti, Rob Paparozzi (v)

a. 01    T-Bone Jumps Again - 3:34  (Aaron 'T-Bone' Walker) / arr: Jeff Rupert
b. 02    Wrapped Up - 3:52  (Eric Addeo) / arr: Jeff Rupert
c. 03    Trick Bag - 3:31  (Earl King) / arr: Jeff Rupert
d. 04    Sufferin' Mind - 4:39  (Eddie 'Guitar Slim' Jones) / arr: Jeff Rupert
e. 05    The Blues Walk [aka Loose Walk; aka Somebody Done Stole My Blues] - 3:29  (Chris Woods) / arr: Jeff Rupert
f. 06    New York - 4:35  (Eric Addeo) / arr: Jeff Rupert
g. 07    Round The World - 4:26  (Eric Addeo) / arr: Jeff Rupert
h. 08    I Love To Love You - 2:45  (Maxwell Davis, Johnny 'Guitar' Watson) / arr: Jeff Rupert
i. 09    Swing Me Tonight - 3:21  (Eric Addeo) / arr: Jeff Rupert
j. 10    Right Side Up - 3:47  (Eric Addeo) / arr: Jeff Rupert
k. 11    Lovin' Machine - 3:46  (David Lambert, O. Merritt) / arr: Jeff Rupert
l. 12    Gator's Groove - 3:10  (Willis Jackson) / arr: Jeff Rupert
m. 13    Superstar - 3:11  (Eric Addeo) / arr: Jeff Rupert
n. 14    Breakdown - 3:54  (Eric Addeo) / arr: Jeff Rupert
o. 15    Zippy - 2:59  (Eric Addeo) / arr: Jeff Rupert
p. 16    One More Kiss - 2:24  (Johnny 'Guitar' Watson) / arr: Jeff Rupert
q. 17    Spiderman Theme - 2:56  (Bob Harris, Dana Kaproff, Stuart Phillips, Paul Francis Webster) / arr: Jeff Rupert
All titles on:      M.A.S. Productions CD: 3 — Superstar   (2000)

Recording date unknown - 2000 is issue date.

Collective personnel. Probably several sessions. Mossman may have overdubbed trumpet or trombone.


Date: February-April 2000
Location: Churchill Recording Studios, NJ
Label: Telarc

Al DiMeola (ldr), Oscar Feldman (ts), Michael Philip Mossman (t), Al DiMeola (acg, per), Mario Parmisano (p), John Patitucci (b), Gumbi Ortiz (cga), Gilad (per)

a. 05    Asia De Cuba - 8:58  (Al DiMeola)

John Patitucci plays acoustic bass guitar. Assumed that this is a different session from others for this album which do not include Mossman or Feldman.


Date: July 2000
Location: Clinton Recording Studios, New York City
Label: Milestone

Chico O'Farrill (ldr), Mario Rivera (f, as), Jimmy Cozier, Marshall McDonald (as), Peter Brainin, Mike Migliore (ts), Max Schweiger (bar), Matt Hilgenberg, Michael Philip Mossman, Jon Owens, Kenny Rampton, Jim Seeley (t), Vincent Chancey, Chris Komer (frh), Sam Burtis, Gary Valente, Angel 'Papo' Vazquez (tb), Jack Jeffers (btb), Arturo O'Farrill, Jr. (p, con), John Benitez, Andy Gonzales (b), Steve Berrios (d, mcs, cvs, tim, cga, bat, chk, per), Horacio 'El Negro' Hernandéz, Victor Jones (d), Joe Gonzalez (bgo, cwb), Roland Guerrero (cga, cwb, per), Lewis Kahn (vn), Graciela, Yolanda Maldonado, Sandra Rodriguez (v), Chico O'Farrill (con)

a. 01    Carambola - 5:18  (Dizzy Gillespie, Chico O'Farrill) / arr: Chico O'Farrill
b. 02    The Aztec Suite - 15:09  (Chico O'Farrill) / arr: Chico O'Farrill
c. 03    Tú, Mi Delirio - 4:24  (César Portillo de la Luz) / arr: Chico O'Farrill
d. 04    Havana Blues - 5:27  (Chico O'Farrill) / arr: Chico O'Farrill
e. 05    Vanna's Song - 3:21  (Chico O'Farrill) / arr: Chico O'Farrill
f. 06    Crazy City (...But I Love It) - 3:55  (Chico O'Farrill) / arr: Chico O'Farrill
g. 07    Waller Exercise - 1:48  (Chico O'Farrill) / arr: Chico O'Farrill
h. 08    Rhapsody For Two Islands - 3:35  (Chico O'Farrill) / arr: Chico O'Farrill
i. 09    Oye Mi Rumba - 2:19  (Chico O'Farrill) / arr: Chico O'Farrill
j. 10    Enamorado - 4:47  (Chico O'Farrill) / arr: Arturo O'Farrill, Jr.
k. 11    Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite - 15:54  (Chico O'Farrill) / arr: Chico O'Farrill
All titles on:      Milestone CD: MCD 9308-2 — Carambola   

Mario Rivera (f) on h; (as) on k; Vincent Chancey (frh) on b; Chris Komer (frh) on b; John Benitez (b) on c, e, g; Horacio 'El Negro' Hernandéz (d) on j; Victor Jones (d) on c, e, g; Lewis Kahn (vn) on e; Graciela (v) on i; Yolanda Maldonado (v) on i; Sandra Rodriguez (v) on i.


Date: September 19-21, 2000
Location: New York City
Label: Telarc

Freddy Cole (ldr), Lou Marini (af, ts), Michael Philip Mossman (t, fh), Angel 'Papo' Vazquez (tb), Joe Beck (g), Arturo O'Farrill, Jr. (p), George Mraz (b), Rubén Rodríguez (eb), Steve Berrios (d, per), Freddy Cole (v)

a. 01    Rio De Janeiro Blue - 4:31  (John Haeny, Richard Torrance) / arr: Arturo O'Farrill, Jr.
b. 03    Tú, Mi Delirio - 4:15  (César Portillo de la Luz)
c. 04    Invitation - 5:00  (Bronislau Kaper, Paul Francis Webster)
d. 05    Words Can't Describe - 5:23  (Bill Tennyson, Jr.)
e. 06    Wild Is Love - 3:30  (Raymond Rasch, Dorothy Wayne)
f. 07    Yellow Days - 5:50  (Alan Bernstein, Alvaro Carrillo Alarcón)
g. 08    Sem Voce - 3:04  (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius DeMoraes)
h. 09    Something Happens To Me - 4:28  (Marvin Fisher, Jack Segal)
i. 11    To Say Goodbye [aka Prá Dizer Adeus] - 6:23  (Edu Lôbo, Torquato Neto, Lani Hall)
All titles on:      Telarc CD: 83525 — Rio De Janeiro Blue   (2001)

Freddy Cole (ldr) on a; (v) on a; Lou Marini (af) on a; (ts) on a; Michael Philip Mossman (t) on a; (fh) on a; Angel 'Papo' Vazquez (tb) on a; Joe Beck (g) on a; Arturo O'Farrill, Jr. (p) on a; George Mraz (b) on a; Rubén Rodríguez (eb) on a; Steve Berrios (d) on a; (per) on a.


Date: December 15 & 18, 2000
Location: Sound On Sound Recording, New York City
Label: Nagel-Heyer

Byron Stripling (ldr), Frank Wess (ts), Byron Stripling (t, v), Wycliffe Gordon (tb), Bill Charlap (p), Ira Coleman, Peter Washington (b), Dennis Mackrel (d)

a. 01    Back Home Again In Indiana - 4:06  (James F. Hanley, Ballard MacDonald) / arr: Byron Stripling
b. 02    Con Alma - 7:17  (Dizzy Gillespie) / arr: Michael Philip Mossman
c. 03    Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You - 2:42  (Don Redman, Andy Razaf) / arr: Dennis Mackrel
d. 04    Frank's Magic - 6:38  (Byron Stripling) / arr: Byron Stripling
e. 05    Lover Man - 5:46  (Roger 'Ram' Ramirez, Jimmy Davis, Jimmy Sherman) / arr: Byron Stripling
f. 06    Sometimes I'm Happy - 5:46  (Vincent Youmans, Irving Caesar) / arr: Dave Glasser
g. 07    I Can't Give You Anything But Love - 7:06  (Jimmy McHugh, Dorothy Fields) / arr: Byron Stripling
h. 08    Byron, Get One Free - 9:36  (Byron Stripling) / arr: Byron Stripling
i. 09    I'm Old Fashioned - 4:51  (Jerome Kern, Johnny Mercer) / arr: Byron Stripling
j. 10    Woody 'n You - 6:27  (Dizzy Gillespie) / arr: Michael Philip Mossman
All titles on:      Nagel-Heyer CD: 2016 — Byron, Get One Free   (2001)

Frank Wess (ts) on b, d-e, h, j; Wycliffe Gordon (tb) on a, c-d, f; Ira Coleman (b) on a, c-d, f-g; Peter Washington (b) on b, e, h-j; Byron Stripling (v) on c, i.


Date: ca. 2001
Location: Systems Two Recording Studio, Brooklyn, NY
Label: Connector

Michael Philip Mossman (ldr), Todd Williams (f, ts), Paquito D'Rivera (cl, as), Michael Philip Mossman (t, fh, tb), Adam Rogers (g), Arturo O'Farrill, Jr. (p, org), John Benitez (b, eb), Horacio 'El Negro' Hernandéz (d), Ray Barretto, Carlos 'Patato' Valdés (cga), Joe Gonzalez (cga, per)

a. 01    Mambanita - 6:49  (Michael Philip Mossman) / arr: Michael Philip Mossman
b. 02    The Mountain At The Edge Of Time - 5:51  (Michael Philip Mossman) / arr: Michael Philip Mossman
c. 03    Divine Hunter - 5:23  (Michael Philip Mossman) / arr: Michael Philip Mossman
d. 04    The Lepered Lover - 6:26  (Michael Philip Mossman) / arr: Michael Philip Mossman
e. 05    In The Land Of Ilé Ifé - 6:21  (Michael Philip Mossman) / arr: Michael Philip Mossman
f. 06    Copper...Then Gold - 6:21  (Michael Philip Mossman) / arr: Michael Philip Mossman
g. 07    The Lord Of Thunder - 7:53  (Michael Philip Mossman) / arr: Michael Philip Mossman
h. 08    The Moon And The Sea - 5:54  (Michael Philip Mossman) / arr: Michael Philip Mossman
i. 09    Iron And Blood - 6:16  (Michael Philip Mossman) / arr: Michael Philip Mossman
j. 10    The Guardian Of The Crossroads - 6:12  (Michael Philip Mossman) / arr: Michael Philip Mossman
All titles on:      Connector CD: CD 15858 — The Orisha Suite   (2001)
     Pimienta CD: 245 360 540-2 — The Orisha Suite   (2003)

Todd Williams (f) on b-c, e, h; (ts) on a-b, d-g, i-j; Paquito D'Rivera (cl) on e; (as) on a, j; Michael Philip Mossman (t) on a-b, e-j; (fh) on c, e; (tb) on d; Arturo O'Farrill, Jr. (p) on d, g, i-j; (org) on a-c, e-f, h, j; John Benitez (b) on a-d, g, i; (eb) on e-f, h, j; Ray Barretto (cga) on c-f; Joe Gonzalez (cga) on a, g-j; (per) on b, d, f-g, j; Carlos 'Patato' Valdés (cga) on b, e.

No date given. Joe Gonzalez credited as playing congas and guiro. Percussion credits may not be accurate as only soloists are named for specific tracks. Specific personnel based on aural evidence.


Date: March 4, 2001
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Label: [radio broadcast]

Renee Rosnes (ldr), Michael Hove (f, cl, as), Uffe Markussen (f, cl, bcl, ts), Nicolai Schultz (f, af, as), Bob Rockwell (cl, ts), Flemming Madsen (bcl, bar), Henrik Bolberg, Thomas Fryland, Jens Gotholdt, Anders Gustafsson, Benny Rosenfeld (t, fh), Thomas Kjærgaard (fh), Steen Hansen, Vincent Nilsson (tb, eu), Annette Huseby (tb, btb), Peter Jensen (tb), Axel Windfeld (btb, tu), Anders 'Chico' Lindvall (g), Renee Rosnes (p), Thomas Ovesen (b), Søren Frost (d), Ethan Weisgaard (per), Jim McNeely (con)

a.     Ancestors  (Renee Rosnes) / arr: Michael Philip Mossman
b.     Icelight  (Renee Rosnes)
c.     Lament  (J. J. Johnson) / arr: Vincent Nilsson
d.     Black Holes  (Renee Rosnes) / arr: Jim McNeely

Michael Hove (f) on a, c-d; (cl) on a, c-d; (as) on a, c-d; Uffe Markussen (f) on a, c-d; (cl) on a, c-d; (bcl) on a, c-d; Nicolai Schultz (f) on a, c-d; (af) on a, c-d; (as) on a, c-d; Bob Rockwell (cl) on a, c-d; (ts) on a, c-d; Flemming Madsen (bcl) on a, c-d; (bar) on a, c-d; Henrik Bolberg (t) on a, c-d; (fh) on a, c-d; Jens Gotholdt (t) on a, c-d; (fh) on a, c-d; Anders Gustafsson (t) on a, c-d; (fh) on a, c-d; Benny Rosenfeld (t) on a, c-d; (fh) on a, c-d; Thomas Fryland (fh) on a, c-d; Thomas Kjærgaard (fh) on a, c-d; Steen Hansen (tb) on a, c-d; (eu) on a, c-d; Annette Huseby (tb) on a, c-d; (btb) on a, c-d; Peter Jensen (tb) on a, c-d; Vincent Nilsson (tb) on a, c-d; (eu) on a, c-d; Axel Windfeld (btb) on a, c-d; (tu) on a, c-d; Anders 'Chico' Lindvall (g) on a, c-d; Ethan Weisgaard (per) on a, c-d; Jim McNeely (con) on a, c-d.

Personnel not confirmed. Possible that date may be April 3, 2001.


Date: September 23 & 24, 2001
Location: Sound On Sound, New York City
Label: Artists House

Nancy Harrow (ldr), Bill Easley (f, cl, ss, as), Frank Wess (f, ts), Michael Philip Mossman (t, fh), John Mosca (tb), Jack Wilkins (g), Roland Hanna (p), Rufus Reid (b), Akira Tana (d, per), Nancy Harrow, Grady Tate (v)

a. 01    This Side Of Paradise - 2:58  (Nancy Harrow) / arr: Roland Hanna
b. 02    You'll Never Get To East Egg - 2:33  (Nancy Harrow) / arr: Roland Hanna
c. 03    Winter Dreams - 4:13  (Nancy Harrow) / arr: Roland Hanna
d. 04    The Extra Mile - 1:58  (Nancy Harrow) / arr: Roland Hanna
e. 05    Oh God, I'm Sophisticated - 2:38  (Nancy Harrow) / arr: Roland Hanna
f. 06    Dear Max - 3:06  (Nancy Harrow) / arr: Roland Hanna
g. 07    My Swan - 2:42  (Nancy Harrow) / arr: Roland Hanna
h. 08    Beloved Infidel - 3:42  (Nancy Harrow) / arr: Roland Hanna
i. 09    Until It Comes Up Love - 3:53  (Nancy Harrow) / arr: Roland Hanna
j. 10    My Lost City - 3:42  (Nancy Harrow) / arr: Roland Hanna
k. 11    The Old Pro - 4:25  (Nancy Harrow) / arr: Roland Hanna
l. 12    Winter Dreams - 3:52  (Nancy Harrow) / arr: Roland Hanna
All titles on:      Artists House CD: 670001 — Winter Dreams: The Life And Passions Of F. Scott Fitzgerald   (2003)

Additional recording October 29, 2001 at River Music, Rowayton, CT.


Date: December 3-6, 2001
Location: Danish Radiohouse Studio 3, Copenhagen, Denmark
Label: Blue Note

Renee Rosnes (ldr), Michael Hove (f, cl, as), Uffe Markussen (f, cl, bcl, ts), Nicolai Schultz (f, af, as), Bob Rockwell (cl, ts), Flemming Madsen (bcl, bar), Henrik Bolberg, Thomas Fryland, Anders Gustafsson, Thomas Kjærgaard, Benny Rosenfeld (t, fh), Steen Hansen, Vincent Nilsson (tb, eu), Annette Huseby (tb, btb), Peter Jensen (tb), Axel Windfeld (btb, tu), Anders 'Chico' Lindvall (g), Renee Rosnes (p), Thomas Ovesen (b), Søren Frost (d), Ethan Weisgaard (per), Jim McNeely (con)

a. 01    Ancestors - 9:02  (Renee Rosnes) / arr: Michael Philip Mossman
b. 02    Bulldog's Chicken Run - 7:55  (Renee Rosnes) / arr: Michael Philip Mossman
c. 03    In This Moment - 9:17  (Jim McNeely) / arr: Jim McNeely
d. 04    Black Holes - 9:19  (Renee Rosnes) / arr: Jim McNeely
e. 05    Early One Morning - 4:57  (Traditional) / arr: Renee Rosnes
f. 06    Lament - 9:50  (J. J. Johnson) / arr: Vincent Nilsson
g. 07    Orion's Belt - 7:36  (Renee Rosnes) / arr: Renee Rosnes
h. 08    The Quiet Earth - 10:28  (Renee Rosnes) / arr: Jim McNeely
All titles on:      Blue Note CD: 72435 81704 29 — Renee Rosnes And The Danish Radio Big Band   (2003)

Michael Hove (f) on a-d, f-h; (cl) on a-d, f-h; (as) on a-d, f-h; Uffe Markussen (f) on a-d, f-h; (cl) on a-d, f-h; (bcl) on a-d, f-h; (ts) on a-d, f-h; Nicolai Schultz (f) on a-d, f-h; (af) on a-d, f-h; (as) on a-d, f-h; Bob Rockwell (cl) on a-d, f-h; (ts) on a-d, f-h; Flemming Madsen (bcl) on a-d, f-h; (bar) on a-d, f-h.


Date: April 25-27, 2002
Location: Ambient Recording, Stamford, CT
Label: dmp

Bob Mintzer (ldr), Lawrence Feldman, Charles Pillow (f, as), Bob Malach, Bob Mintzer (f, ts), Roger Rosenberg (cl, bar), Pete Yellin (as), Frank Greene, Bob Millikan, Michael Philip Mossman, Jim Seeley, Scott Wendholt (t, fh), John Clark, Fred Griffen (frh), Mike Davis, Larry Farrell, Keith O'Quinn (tb), Dave Taylor (btb), Phil Markowitz (p), Jay Anderson (b), Peter Erskine (d)

a. 01    Gently - 6:39  (Bob Mintzer) / arr: Bob Mintzer
b. 02    Timeless - 7:20  (Bob Mintzer) / arr: Bob Mintzer
c. 03    Original People - 5:26  (Bob Mintzer) / arr: Bob Mintzer
d. 04    Body And Soul - 11:48  (Johnny Green, Edward Heyman, Robert Sour, Frank Eyton) / arr: Bob Mintzer
e. 05    Who's Walkin' Who - 8:10  (Bob Mintzer) / arr: Bob Mintzer
f. 06    Don't Ever Leave Me - 6:37  (Thad Jones) / arr: Bob Mintzer
g. 07    Bright Lights - 7:01  (Bob Mintzer) / arr: Bob Mintzer
h. 08    Saxophone Quartet #2 - 4:22  (Bob Mintzer) / arr: Bob Mintzer
All titles on:      dmp CD: CD-534 — Gently   (2002)
     dmp SACD: SACD-18 — Gently   (2002)

Lawrence Feldman (f) on a-g; Bob Malach (f) on a-g; Bob Mintzer (f) on a-g; Charles Pillow (f) on a-g; Roger Rosenberg (cl) on a-g; Frank Greene (t) on a-g; (fh) on a-g; Bob Millikan (t) on a-g; (fh) on a-g; Michael Philip Mossman (t) on a-g; (fh) on a-g; Jim Seeley (t) on a-g; (fh) on a-g; Scott Wendholt (t) on a-g; (fh) on a-g; John Clark (frh) on a-g; Fred Griffen (frh) on a-g; Mike Davis (tb) on a-g; Larry Farrell (tb) on a-g; Keith O'Quinn (tb) on a-g; Dave Taylor (btb) on a-g; Phil Markowitz (p) on a-g; Jay Anderson (b) on a-g.


Date: May 2002
Location: Manchester Craftsman's Guild, Pittsburgh, PA
Label: MCG Jazz

Bob Mintzer (ldr), Lawrence Feldman, Pete Yellin (as), Bob Malach, Bob Mintzer (ts), Roger Rosenberg (bar), Frank Greene, Bob Millikan, Michael Philip Mossman, Scott Wendholt (t), Mike Davis, Larry Farrell, Keith O'Quinn (tb), Dave Taylor (btb), Phil Markowitz (p), Rufus Reid (b), John Riley (d), Kurt Elling (v)

a. 01    El Caborojeno - 6:09  (Bob Mintzer) / arr: Bob Mintzer
b. 02    My Foolish Heart - 6:41  (Victor Young, Ned Washington) / arr: Bob Mintzer
c. 03    One O'Clock Jump - 4:36  (Eddie Durham, Oran 'Hot Lips' Page, Buster Smith) / arr: Bob Mintzer
d. 04    Gently - 7:12  (Bob Mintzer) / arr: Bob Mintzer
e. 05    The Eye Of The Hurricane - 12:04  (Herbie Hancock) / arr: Bob Mintzer
f. 06    Timeless - 8:03  (Bob Mintzer) / arr: Bob Mintzer
g. 07    All Is Quiet - 8:56  (Bob Mintzer, Kurt Elling) / arr: Bob Mintzer
h. 08    Who's Walkin' Who - 8:38  (Bob Mintzer) / arr: Bob Mintzer
i. 09    Original People - 8:01  (Bob Mintzer) / arr: Bob Mintzer
All titles on:      MCG Jazz CD: MCGJ 1016 — Live At MCG With Special Guest Kurt Elling   

Date: June 2002 - January 2003
Location: Valencia, Spain
Label: Omix

Ximo Tébar (ldr), Michael Philip Mossman, David Pastor (t), Ximo Tébar (g, prg, v), Ricardo Belda (p, syn), Ben Sidran (ep, v), Javier Mustieles, Santi Navalón (syn), César Giner (b), Esteve Pí, Julian Vaughn (d), Pepe Cantó, Wilson 'Chembo' Corniel (per), Sergio Marciano (per, v), Ester Andújar, Jose Manuel Casañ, Arantxa Domínguez, Miguel Gil (v)

a. 01    Embrujado  (Ximo Tébar)
b. 02    Brujula  (Ximo Tébar, Ester Andújar)
c. 03    Todo Se Mueve  (Ximo Tébar, Jose Manuel Casañ)
d. 04    Naima  (John Coltrane)
e. 05    Quinta Managua  (Ximo Tébar)
f. 06    No Peeking  (Michael Philip Mossman)
g. 07    Confía El Final  (Ximo Tébar, Ester Andújar)
h. 08    Mr. Benson  (Ximo Tébar)
i. 09    Uiri Ba Bobuba  (Ximo Tébar)
j. 10    Teen Town  (Jaco Pastorius)
k. 11    Tabasco Para Johnny  (Ximo Tébar)
l. 12    Treinta De Marzo  (Ximo Tébar)
All titles on:      Omix CD: 03007 — Embrujado   (2003)

Collective personnel.


Date: October 1 & 2, 2002
Location: Leon Lee Dorsey Studios, New York City
Label: Umoja Productions

Ezra Weiss (ldr), Antonio Hart (as), Kelly Roberge (ts), Michael Philip Mossman (t), Ezra Weiss (p), Leon Lee Dorsey (b), Billy Hart (d)

a. 01    Symmetrics - 5:54  (Ezra Weiss)
b. 02    A Time For Healing - 8:29  (Ezra Weiss)
c. 03    Tea Shells - 6:11  (Ezra Weiss)
d. 04    One For Wendell - 5:00  (Ezra Weiss)
e. 05    Waiting - 7:00  (Ezra Weiss)
f. 06    The Clown Feature - 4:07  (Ezra Weiss)
g. 07    For The Youngins - 5:19  (Ezra Weiss)
h. 08    The Five A.M. Strut - 4:02  (Ezra Weiss)
i. 09    I Regret - 9:13  (Ezra Weiss)
All titles on:      Umoja Productions CD: 31 — The Five A.M. Strut   (2003)

Date: ca. 2003
Location: Systems Two Recording Studio, Brooklyn, NY
Label: Sunnyside

Ray Barretto (ldr), Miguel Zenón (as), John Bailey (t), Luis Perdomo (p), Hans Glawischnig (b), Vince Cherico (d), Ray Barretto (cga, per)

a. 01    Close Your Eyes - 6:18  (Bernice Petkere) / arr: Luis Perdomo
b. 02    United - 6:55  (Wayne Shorter) / arr: Luis Perdomo
c. 03    Sleeping Dancer, Sleep On - 6:22  (Wayne Shorter) / arr: Luis Perdomo
d. 04    Noise In The Attic - 5:24  (Wayne Shorter) / arr: Luis Perdomo
e. 05    Ballade For Buhaina - 5:20  (John Bailey) / arr: John Bailey
f. 06    Frère Jacques - 5:38  (Traditional) / arr: Michael Philip Mossman
g. 07    Buh's Bossa - 5:25  (Lee Morgan) / arr: Hans Glawischnig, Miguel Zenón
h. 08    Lester Left Town - 5:38  (Wayne Shorter) / arr: Michael Philip Mossman
All titles on:      Sunnyside CD: 1105 — Homage To Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers   (2003)

Date unknown - 2003 is issue date.


Date: September 11 & 12, 2003
Location: Bennett Studios, Englewood, NJ
Label: Downtown Sound

Antonio Hart (ldr), Antonio Hart (f, ss, as, syn), Jimmy Heath (ts), Michael Philip Mossman (t), Shedrick Mitchell (p, ep, org), Lonnie Plaxico (b, eb), Billy Kilson, Nasheet Waits (d)

a. 01    Love Is All We Need - 2:23  (Antonio Hart)
b. 02    Still My Friend (When I Didn't Deserve You) - 7:07  (Antonio Hart)
c. 03    Auditory Illusion - 5:33  (Antonio Hart)
d. 04    Crystal - 6:34  (Antonio Hart)
e. 05    Bruh Slim - 5:27  (Jimmy Heath)
f. 06    Dreams - 5:24  (Antonio Hart)
g. 07    A Harmonic Future - 5:50  (Jimmy Heath)
h. 08    Alone On 911 - 6:50  (Antonio Hart)
i. 09    Imagination - 6:22  (Antonio Hart)
j. 10    God Is All We Need - 3:43  (Antonio Hart)
All titles on:      Downtown Sound CD: 1003 — All We Need   (2004)

Jimmy Heath (ts) on e, g.

Personnel specifcs needed. Studio needs confirmation.


Date: 2003
Location: Dep Diner and Superlegal Studios, New York City
Label: Blue Toucan Music

Kerry Linder (ldr), Paulo Levi (f, ss, ts), Hendrik Meurkens (h), Anat Cohen (cl, ss), Michael Philip Mossman (t), Clark Gayton (tb), Paulo André Tavares (g), Robert Curto (acc), David Finck (b), Helio Schiavo (d), Mauro Refosco (per), Erik Friedlander (vc), Kerry Linder (v)

a. 01    Sail Away With Me - 3:32  (Kerry Linder) / arr: Paulo André Tavares
b. 02    Adeus Batucada - 5:04  (Silva Synval Machado) / arr: Paulo André Tavares
c. 03    Deixa - 3:44  (Baden Powell) / arr: Paulo André Tavares
d. 04    Language And Love - 4:07  (Joyce) / arr: Paulo André Tavares
e. 05    St. Judy's Comet - 4:25  (Paul Simon) / arr: Paulo André Tavares
f. 06    Song For My Father - 4:20  (Horace Silver) / arr: Paulo André Tavares
g. 07    Inquetação - 5:32  (Ary Barroso) / arr: Paulo André Tavares
h. 08    That's All - 3:05  (Alan Brandt, Bob Haymes) / arr: Paulo André Tavares
i. 09    I Don't Know - 3:38  (Achinoam Nini) / arr: Paulo André Tavares
j. 10    God Bless The Child - 3:55  (Arthur Herzog, Billie Holiday) / arr: Paulo André Tavares
k. 11    Manhã De Carnaval - 4:50  (Luiz Bonfá, Antonio María) / arr: Paulo André Tavares
l. 12    As Time Goes By - 3:50  (Herman Hupfeld) / arr: Paulo André Tavares
All titles on:      Blue Toucan Music CD: 9221 — Sail Away With Me   (2004)

Paulo Levi (f) on a; (ss) on a; (ts) on j; Hendrik Meurkens (h) on d, k; Anat Cohen (cl) on b; (ss) on c; Michael Philip Mossman (t) on f, k; Clark Gayton (tb) on c; Robert Curto (acc) on e; David Finck (b) on a, c-d, f, h; Helio Schiavo (d) on a, c-d, f, h; Erik Friedlander (vc) on a, d, g, i-l.

2004 is release date.


Date: January 13, 2004
Location: Bennett Studios, Englewood, NJ
Label: Planet Arts

Jimmy Heath (ldr), Mark Gross (f, as), Antonio Hart (f, ss, as), Charles Davis, Bobby Lavelle (ts), Jimmy Heath (ts, con), Jay Brandford (bar), Frank Greene, Nick Marchione, Michael Philip Mossman, Terell Stafford (t), Slide Hampton, John Mosca, Benny Powell (tb), Douglas Purviance (btb), Jeb Patton (p), Peter Washington (b), Lewis Nash (d), Joe Gonzalez (gui, cga)

a. 01    Big "P" - 7:07  (Jimmy Heath) / arr: Jimmy Heath
b. 02    Heritage Hum - 7:18  (Jimmy Heath) / arr: Jimmy Heath
c. 04    Like A Son - 4:55  (Jimmy Heath) / arr: Jimmy Heath
d. 05    I'm Glad There Is You - 8:59  (Paul (Madeira) Mertz) / arr: Jimmy Heath
e. 06    One For Juan - 8:13  (Jimmy Heath) / arr: Jimmy Heath
f. 07    Project S - 6:32  (Jimmy Heath) / arr: Jimmy Heath
All titles on:      Planet Arts CD: 1005-60 — Turn Up The Heath   (2006)

Joe Gonzalez (gui) on e; (cga) on b.


Date: May 2, 2004
Location: Blue Note, New York City
Label: [private recording]

Horace Silver (ldr), Eric Alexander, Ray McMorrin (ts), Michael Philip Mossman (t), Steve Davis, Conrad Herwig (tb), Horace Silver (p), John Webber (b), Joe Farnsworth (d)

a. 01    Rockin' With Rachmaninoff - 16:23  (Horace Silver)
b. 02    The Skunky Funky Blues - 13:00  (Horace Silver)
c. 03    Hallelujah To Ya - 15:29  (Horace Silver)
d. 04    The Righteous Rhumba - 14:08  (Horace Silver)
e. 05    Song For My Father - 18:17  (Horace Silver)

Final selection is incomplete on only known source.


Date: 2005
Location: Onomatopoeia, New York City
Label: [private recording]

Arturo O'Farrill, Jr. (ldr), Mario Rivera (f, ss), Haze Greenfield (ss, as), Bob Porcelli (as), Michael Philip Mossman (t, fh), Jim Seeley (t), Luis Bonilla (tb), Rory Stuart (g), Arturo O'Farrill, Jr. (p, con), Rubén Rodríguez (b), Phoenix Rivera (d), Roland Guerrero, Cristian Rivera (per), Bobby Sanabria (per, v), Amy Cervini, Kathryn Strohmaier (v)

a. 01    Mr. O's Groove - 5:10  (Eugene Marlow) / arr: Eugene Marlow
b. 02    Song For An Old Soul - 5:23  (Eugene Marlow) / arr: Eugene Marlow
c. 03    Summertime - 6:08  (George Gershwin, Dubose Heyward) / arr: Eugene Marlow
d. 04    Arturo's Reverie - 1:16  (Arturo O'Farrill, Jr.)
e. 05    Flight - 4:07  (Eugene Marlow) / arr: Eugene Marlow
f. 06    Go Like The Wind - 4:41  (Eugene Marlow) / arr: Eugene Marlow
g. 07    Down The Road - 5:07  (Eugene Marlow) / arr: Eugene Marlow
h. 08    Raices (Roots) - 1:54  (Bobby Sanabria)
i. 09    A Smile For Everyone - 4:18  (Eugene Marlow) / arr: Eugene Marlow
j. 10    Take A Break - 3:35  (Eugene Marlow) / arr: Eugene Marlow
k. 11    Old Havana - 4:30  (Eugene Marlow) / arr: Eugene Marlow
l. 12    Wonderful Discovery - 4:36  (Eugene Marlow) / arr: Eugene Marlow
All titles on:      MEII Enterprises CD: 700261219578 — Wonderful Discovery   (2007)

Mario Rivera (f) on a-c, e-g, i-l; (ss) on a-c, e-g, i-l; Haze Greenfield (ss) on a-c, e-g, i-l; (as) on a-c, e-g, i-l; Bob Porcelli (as) on a-c, e-g, i-l; Michael Philip Mossman (t) on a-c, e-g, i-l; (fh) on a-c, e-g, i-l; Jim Seeley (t) on a-c, e-g, i-l; Luis Bonilla (tb) on a-c, e-g, i-l; Rory Stuart (g) on a-c, e-g, i-l; Arturo O'Farrill, Jr. (p) on a-g, i-l; (con) on a-c, e-g, i-l; Rubén Rodríguez (b) on a-c, e-g, i-l; Phoenix Rivera (d) on a-c, e-g, i-l; Roland Guerrero (per) on a-c, e-g, i-l; Cristian Rivera (per) on a-c, e-g, i-l; Bobby Sanabria (per) on a-c, e-l; (v) on a-c, e-g, i-l; Amy Cervini (v) on a-c, e-g, i-l; Kathryn Strohmaier (v) on a-c, e-g, i-l.


Date: April 10, 2006
Location: Bennett Studios, Englewood, NJ
Label: Planet Arts

Jimmy Heath (ldr), Mark Gross (f, as), Antonio Hart (f, ss, as), Lew Tabackin (f), Andres Boiarsky, Bobby Lavelle (ts), Jimmy Heath (ts, con), Gary Smulyan (bar), Greg Gisbert, Frank Greene, Sean Jones, Michael Philip Mossman (t), Steve Davis, Jason Jackson, John Mosca (tb), Douglas Purviance (btb), Jeb Patton (p), Peter Washington (b), Lewis Nash (d)

a. 03    Gemini - 9:26  (Jimmy Heath) / arr: Jimmy Heath
b. 08    Sources Say - 6:40  (Jimmy Heath) / arr: Jimmy Heath
c. 09    No End - 8:50  (Kenny Dorham) / arr: Jimmy Heath
d. 10    Basic Birks - 6:15  (Jimmy Heath) / arr: Jimmy Heath
All titles on:      Planet Arts CD: 1005-60 — Turn Up The Heath   (2006)

Lew Tabackin (f) on a.


Date: April 23, 2006
Location: XM Productions Effanel, New York City
Label: Zoho Music

Arturo O'Farrill, Jr. (ldr), Bob Porcelli, Erica von Kleist (as), Ivan Renta, Mario Rivera (ts), Pablo Calogero (bar), Michael Philip Mossman, Mike Rodriguez, Jim Seeley, John Walsh (t), Luis Bonilla, Reynaldo Jorge, Gary Valente (tb), Douglas Purviance (btb), Arturo O'Farrill, Jr. (p), Rubén Rodríguez (b, eb), Vince Cherico (d, tim), Jimmy Delgado (tim, bgo, per), Tony Rosa (cga)

a. 01    Caravan - 7:17  (Duke Ellington, Juan Tizol, Irving Mills) / arr: Angel 'Papo' Vazquez
b. 02    Such Love - 8:15  (Arturo O'Farrill, Jr.) / arr: Arturo O'Farrill, Jr.
c. 03    Picadillo - 4:54  (Tito Puente) / arr: Jose Madera, Jr.
d. 04    Song For Chico - 8:23  (Dafnis Prieto) / arr: Dafnis Prieto
e. 05    Starry Nights - 7:11  (Jim Seeley) / arr: Jim Seeley
f. 06    Cuban Blues - 2:50  (Chico O'Farrill) / arr: Chico O'Farrill
g. 07    Humility - 5:49  (Tom Harrell) / arr: Tom Harrell
h. 08    The Journey - 4:58  (Chico O'Farrill, Oscar Jaimes) / arr: Arturo O'Farrill, Jr.
All titles on:      Zoho Music CD: ZM 200804 — Song For Chico   (2008)

Group known as the Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra.


Date: August 8-10, 2007
Location: Millenia Estudios, Valencia, Spain
Label: Universal

Perico Sambeat (ldr), Perico Sambeat (f, ss, as, con), Iván Albuixech, Ernesto Aurignac (as), Vicente Macián, Jesús Santandreu (ts), Paul Evans, Voro García, Michael Philip Mossman, David Pastor (t, fh), Toni Belenguer, Barnaby Dickinson, Vicent Perez, Dani Perpiñán (tb), Gerardo Núñez (acg), Mariano Díaz, Albert Sanz, Bernardo Sassetti (p), Javier Colina (b), Marc Miralta (d), Carmen Cortés (hnd, dnc), Miguel Poveda (v)

a. 01    Cauce - 10:05  (Perico Sambeat) / arr: Perico Sambeat
b. 02    Nido Del Aire - 8:05  (Perico Sambeat) / arr: Perico Sambeat
c. 03    Olhaíl - Luz Del Sur - 8:14  (Perico Sambeat) / arr: Perico Sambeat
d. 04    Nocturno - 7:56  (Perico Sambeat) / arr: Perico Sambeat
e. 05    Tío Petila - 8:01  (Perico Sambeat) / arr: Perico Sambeat
f. 06    Soledad Sonora - 13:39 arr: Perico Sambeat
g. 07    Como Lo Oyes - 7:47  (Perico Sambeat) / arr: Perico Sambeat
h. 08    Guajira Para Duke - 6:44  (Perico Sambeat) / arr: Perico Sambeat
All titles on:      Universal CD: 0602517808294 — Flamenco Big Band   (2008)

Mariano Díaz (p) on c; Albert Sanz (p) on a, d-h; Bernardo Sassetti (p) on b; Miguel Poveda (v) on a-c, f, h.

"Soledad Sonora" is in three parts: Solea De Morobio, Contraluz, Paseo De Las Adelfas.


Date: ca. 2008
Location: WDR Studio, Köln, Germany
Label: [radio broadcast]

Michael Philip Mossman, WDR Big Band Köln (ldr), Michael Philip Mossman (t, con), Juan Pablo Torres (tb), Mark Walker (d), Pernell Saturnino (per), Xiomara Laugart (v)

a. 01    La Flecha En El Viento - 5:21  (Michael Philip Mossman) / arr: Michael Philip Mossman
b. 02    La Llamada De Los Antepasados - 8:45  (Michael Philip Mossman) / arr: Michael Philip Mossman
c. 03    La Justicia De Oyá - 4:58  (Michael Philip Mossman) / arr: Michael Philip Mossman
d. 04    Las Aguas Caprichosas - 7:51  (Michael Philip Mossman) / arr: Michael Philip Mossman
e. 05    Atestación - 6:31  (Michael Philip Mossman) / arr: Michael Philip Mossman
f. 06    Orichanlá - 10:11  (Michael Philip Mossman) / arr: Michael Philip Mossman
g. 07    Yemaya Por Luz De La Luna - 8:31  (Michael Philip Mossman) / arr: Michael Philip Mossman
h. 08    Mario's Lullaby - 8:26  (Michael Philip Mossman) / arr: Michael Philip Mossman
i. 09    Las Almas Gemelas - 6:18  (Michael Philip Mossman) / arr: Michael Philip Mossman
All titles on:      Termidor CD: 59843-2 — Misa Afro Cubana   (2008)

Date: April 4, 2008
Location: Iridium, New York City
Label: [private recording]

Jimmy Heath (ldr), Andres Boiarsky (f, ts), Sharel Cassity, Antonio Hart (f, as), Jimmy Heath (ss, ts), Charles Davis (ts), Frank Basile (bar), Tanya Darby, Frank Greene, Michael Philip Mossman, Diego Urcola (t), Steve Davis, Michael Dease, John Mosca (tb), Max Seigel (btb), Jeb Patton (p), David Wong (b), Steve Johns (d)

a. 01    Big "P" - 8:49  (Jimmy Heath) / arr: Jimmy Heath
b. 02    Winter Sleeves - 11:35  (Jimmy Heath) / arr: Jimmy Heath
c. 03    No End - 11:15  (Kenny Dorham) / arr: Jimmy Heath
d. 04    The Voice Of The Saxophone - 10:47  (Jimmy Heath) / arr: Jimmy Heath
e. 05    Without You, No Me - 15:36  (Jimmy Heath) / arr: Jimmy Heath
f. 06    Gingerbread Boy - 15:29  (Jimmy Heath) / arr: Jimmy Heath

First set.


Date: August 30, 2008
Location: Twinz Studio, River Edge, NJ
Label: Challenge

Joris Teepe (ldr), Craig Bailey, Mark Gross (as), Don Braden, Peter Brainin, Adam Kolker (ts), Jason Marshall (bar), John Eckert, Josh Evans, Michael Philip Mossman (t), Noah Bless, Stafford Hunter (tb), Earl McIntyre (btb), Joris Teepe (b), Rashied Ali, Gene Jackson (d)

a. 01    Flight 643 - 8:51  (Joris Teepe) / arr: Joris Teepe
b. 02    We Take No Prisoners - 6:18  (Joris Teepe) / arr: Joris Teepe
c. 03    Peace On Earth - 9:51  (Joris Teepe) / arr: Joris Teepe
d. 04    Almost Lucky - 9:23  (Joris Teepe) / arr: Joris Teepe
e. 05    It Is Peculiar - 6:39  (Joris Teepe) / arr: Joris Teepe
f. 06    The Princess And The Monster - 13:36  (Joris Teepe) / arr: Joris Teepe
All titles on:      Challenge CD: CR 73284 — We Take No Prisoners   (2009)

Rashied Ali (d) on d.


Date: November 2008
Location: Bennett Studios, Englewood, NJ
Label: [private recording]

Earl MacDonald (ldr), Tim Ries (ss, as), Mark Phaneuf (as), Ralph Bowen, Jim Brenan (ts), Steve Kenyon (bar), Joe Magnarelli, Nick Marchione, Michael Philip Mossman, Pedro Rodriguez (t), Craig Brenan, Bruce Eidem, Mark Patterson (tb), Douglas Purviance (btb), Pete McCann (g), Earl MacDonald (p), Kenny Davis (b), Jordan Perlson (d)

a. 01    Friday Night At The Cadillac Club - 3:53  (Bob Berg) / arr: Earl MacDonald
b. 02    Mr. Sunshine - 7:10  (Earl MacDonald) / arr: Earl MacDonald
c. 03    Measuring Up - 6:54  (Earl MacDonald) / arr: Earl MacDonald
d. 04    Bad Dream - 6:58  (Earl MacDonald) / arr: Earl MacDonald
e. 05    Joshua - 6:44  (Victor Feldman, Miles Davis) / arr: Earl MacDonald
f. 06    Woody 'n You - 5:35  (Dizzy Gillespie) / arr: Earl MacDonald
g. 07    Character Defect - 7:36  (Earl MacDonald) / arr: Earl MacDonald
h. 08    Bu Who - 6:39  (Earl MacDonald) / arr: Earl MacDonald
i. 09    Jana's Song - 7:48  (Earl MacDonald) / arr: Earl MacDonald
All titles on:      Death Defying CD: - — re:Visions: Works For Jazz Orchestra   (2010)

Date: October 17, 2009
Location: Blue Note, New York City
Label: [private recording]

Jon Faddis (ldr), Mark Vinci (f, as), Ralph Lalama, Xavier Perez (ts), Gary Smulyan (bar), Max Darché, Michael Philip Mossman, Lew Soloff, Terell Stafford (t), Jon Faddis (t, con), Luis Bonilla, John Fedchock, Clark Gayton (tb), Douglas Purviance (btb), Ted Rosenthal (p), Todd Coolman (b), Dana Hall (d)

a. I - 01    Shiny Stockings - 7:20  (Frank Foster) / arr: Frank Foster
b. I - 02    Smoke Gets In Your Eyes - 10:49  (Jerome Kern, Otto Harbach)
c. I - 03    Giant Steps - 12:23  (John Coltrane) / arr: Frank Foster
d. I - 04    Lucky To Be Me - 8:05  (Leonard Bernstein, Betty Comden, Adolph Green)
e. I - 05    I've Told Every Little Star - 9:57  (Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II)
f. I - 06    Sing Sing Sing - 9:55  (Louis Prima) / arr: Jim McNeely
g. II - 01    Happy-Go-Lucky Local  (Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn)
h. II - 01    Choo Choo (Gotta Hurry Home)  (Duke Ellington, Dave Ringle, Bob Schafer)
i. II - 01    Delta Bound  (Alexander Hill)
j. II - 01    The Old Circus Train - 9:08  (Duke Ellington)
k. II - 02    You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To - 11:58  (Cole Porter)
l. II - 03    Little Rootie Tootie - 12:46  (Thelonious Monk)
m. II - 04    Azalea - 4:23  (Duke Ellington)
n. II - 05    Days Of Wine And Roses - 5:28  (Henry Mancini, Johnny Mercer)
o. II - 06    Giant Steps - 16:23  (John Coltrane) / arr: Frank Foster

g, h, i, j performed as medley.


Date: December 31, 2010
Location: Kennedy Center, Washington, DC
Label: [radio broadcast]

Jon Faddis (ldr), Dick Oatts, Steve Wilson (as), Ralph Lalama, Xavier Perez (ts), Frank Basile (bar), Max Darché, Michael Philip Mossman, Terell Stafford, Tom Williams (t), Jon Faddis (t, con), John Fedchock, Conrad Herwig, Steve Turre (tb), Douglas Purviance (btb), Ted Rosenthal (p), Todd Coolman (b), Dana Hall (d), Nnenna Freelon (v)

a. 01    Shiny Stockings - 8:35  (Frank Foster) / arr: Slide Hampton
b. 02    Smoke Gets In Your Eyes - 9:35  (Jerome Kern, Otto Harbach) / arr: Michael Philip Mossman
c. 03    Sing Sing Sing - 12:41  (Louis Prima) / arr: Jim McNeely
d. 04    Suppertime - 8:01  (Irving Berlin) / arr: Mike Abene
e. 05    Giant Steps - 10:53  (John Coltrane) / arr: Frank Foster
f. 06    Too Close For Comfort - 7:04  (Jerry Bock, Lawrence Holofcener, George David Weiss)
g. 07    If I Had You - 8:11  (Jimmy Campbell, Reg Connelly, Ted Shapiro) / arr: Slide Hampton
h. 08    I Thought About You - 7:47  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Mercer)
i. 09    Jingle Bells - 9:22  (J. S. Pierpont) / arr: Frank Foster
j. 10    Things To Come - 4:41  (Dizzy Gillespie, Walter 'Gil' Fuller)

Nnenna Freelon (v) on f, h-i.