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Melton Mustafa

Born: November 23, 1947    Primary Instrument: Trumpet

Melton Mustafa

Melton S. Mustafa

Trumpeter, Composer/Arranger, Educator, Clinician International Recording Artist

Melton has recorded and toured with the Count Basie Orchestra, Bobby Watson, Jaco Pastorius, Charles Mingus Epitaph Big band among many others. Mustafa has released three CD's entitled MELTON MUSTAFA ORCHESTRA “Boiling Point”, MELTON MUSTAFA ORCHESTRA “St. Louis Blues,” and Mustafa’s Jazz Quartet’s new CD is entitled (The Softer Side, scenes from Miami vol.1)

The Melton Mustafa Orchestra is a powerhouse orchestra in the Basie tradition, rooted in swing and blues, though also featuring bebop, modal and Afro-Cuban flavors. The Melton Mustafa Quartet and sometimes quintet, focuses mostly on original compositions and incorporates many jazz styles ranging from blues to free-jazz....
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Victor Lasko with the Count Basie Orchestra Dianne Shuur and the Count Basie Orchestra Count Basie Orchestra: Legend: The Legacy Count Basie Orchestra: Live at El Morocco Count Basie Orchestra with Catalina Valencia Count Basie Orchestra with Joe Williams Count Basie Orchestra "Timeless" Count Basie Orchestra "Basie's Bag" Count Basie Orchestra: Long Live The Chief Bobby Watson Horizon, "GUMBO" 1985 Evidence Records Bobby Watson Horizon Quintet: The Inventor Bobby Watson: Live at the Lugano Jazz Festival Bobby Watson: Tailor Made Band Jaco Pastorious: Birthday Party Jaco Pastorious: Holiday for Pans Atlantean Driftwood Band: Melts in Your Mouth Atlantean Driftwood Band: Jazz on The Green Jesse Jones Jr, "The So Then Collection" Randy Berson: Music for Planets, People and Washing Machines Author Baron: Afro Blue Band Jesse Jones Jr.: Soul Serenade Eric Allison: Mean Street Beat Melton Mustafa Orchestra "Boiling Point" Melton Mustafa Orchestra "St.Louis Blues" The Softer Side, "Scenes from Miami, Vol. 1"

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