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Primary Instrument: Piano

Born: April 27, 1927 | Died: July 28, 2007    

Sal Mosca - piano, composer, educator (1927 2007)

Salvatore Joseph Mosca was born in Mt. Vernon, New York, on April 27, 1927. The son of first generation Americans, Sal and his sister Dolores grew up during the harsh years of the Great Depression. The genre of Jazz music that had been stylized by blacks in New Orleans was rapidly spreading to an area of New York City known as Harlem, a predominantly black community formed from the great northern migration caused by World War I. Sal and jazz were destined to meet in the late 1930s at the vaudeville shows, nightclubs, and band performances of the era. Sal would become a major figure of the Free Jazz/Cool Jazz genre....
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  • You Go to My Head

    Blue Jack Jazz
    2008
    BUY
  • Thing-Ah-Majig

    Zinnia Records (2)
    2005
    BUY
  • A Concert

    Jazz Records
    1990
    BUY
  • For You

    Jazz Records
    1979
    BUY
  • Sal Mosca Music

    Jazz Records
    1977
    BUY

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