Michael Philip Mossman

Michael Philip Mossman (born October 12, 1959, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American hard bop jazz trumpeter.

Mossman's early career included a tour of Europe with Anthony Braxton in 1978 and tours with Roscoe Mitchell in the early 1980s. He also did session work in the 1980s, for Styx among others. He played with Lionel Hampton, Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers, and Machito before joining the Blue Note Records ensemble Out of the Blue in 1985. Following this he worked with Toshiko Akiyoshi, Horace Silver (1989–91), Gerry Mulligan (1992), Dizzy Gillespie, Slide Hampton, Michel Camilo, Mario Bauza, Eddie Palmieri, and the Philip Morris Superband. He has also appeared in the documentary Calle 54 (2000).

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The Orisha Suite
Creative Sources
2007
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The Orisha Suite
The Orisha Suite
Pimienta Records
2004
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