Diane Moser

Diane Moser has been a featured performer and composer throughout the U.S. with jazz ensembles, big bands, orchestras, chamber music ensembles, dance companies, and theater companies. She earned a B.A. from Empire State College in New York and an M.M. in Jazz Piano from the Manhattan School of Music, where she studied with Harold Danko and Jaki Byard.

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“Moser is a sublime and powerful musician who has the innate ability to draw things out of expert players that you haven’t heard them do before... The pianist has a complete and focused command of the instrument that allows her to blur the distinctions between the kinetic-energy of “outside” playing and the more lyrical propulsion of “inside” music. At the center of it all is a remarkable mastery of rhythmic dynamics.”Robert Bush, San Diego Reader, July 22, 2012
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Faculty (composition) of the Vermont College of Fine Arts MFA Music Composition Program.(2012-present) Core faculty for The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music: composition, improvisation and performance.(2006-present) Private piano/composition studio in Northern New Jersey.

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