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Sal Mosca

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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Albums

The Talk of the Town. Live at BimHuis
The Talk of the Town....
Sunnyside Records
2015
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You Go to My Head
You Go to My Head
Blue Jack Jazz
2008
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Thing-Ah-Majig
Thing-Ah-Majig
Zinnia Records (2)
2005
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Thing - Ah - Majig
Thing - Ah - Majig
Zinnia Records (1)
2005
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[no cover]
A Concert
Jazz Records
1990
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[no cover]
For You
Jazz Records
1979
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