Diane Moser

DIANE MOSER?S COMPOSERS BIG BAND
Diane Moser-Musical Director, Pianist/Contributing Composer
A 17 piece big band formed for the purpose of presenting new music.
Beginning in January of 1997 with monthly concerts, the CBB features the music of 7 resident composers along with guest composersand performers.
Members of CBB
Saxes: Ed Xiques (composer), Tom Colao, Rob Middleton (composer), Marty Fogel , Barbara Cifelli
Trombones: Erick Storckman (composer), Ben Williams, Matt Haviland (composer), Dennis Argul
Trumpets: Mike Spengler, Jim Cifelli (composer), Steve Jankowski, Rob Henke(composer)
Rhythm Section
Diane Moser-piano (composer), Larry Maltz-guitar, Andy Eulau-bass
Scott Neumann-drums
Highlighted Performances
Trumpets Jazz Club (Montclair,NJ) November 2003-Present (monthly appearances), 12 Miles West Theatre ?Freestyle-a jazz/spoken word/video collaboration? (Bloomfield,NJ) June 2006
Burgdorff Cultural Center (Maplewood, NJ) Oct. 2003
New Jersey Performing Arts Center (Newark,NJ) August 2003
Cecil’s Jazz Club (West Orange,NJ) July 2003
Tierney’s Tavern (Montclair,NJ) Jan 1997-June 2003 (monthly appearances)
Jersey Jazz By the Lake Festival (Cranford, NJ) Sept. 1999
Montclair Jazz Series (Montclair,NJ) June 1998
Guest Composers and Performers
Greisha Alexiev, Joe Andolino, Bob Ackerman, Judy Bady, Frank Bennett, Jane Ira Bloom, Kenny Berger,Linda Blacken, Allan Breithaupt, Anita Brown, Ann Belmont, Jackie Cain, Richie Cole, Anne Connolly, Dennis Connors, Richard DeRosa, Mark Dresser, Joe Daly, Akua Dixon, Schiller Desgrottes, Keaton Douglas, Andy Erdman, Mike
Effenberger, Marcelino Feliciano, Satoko Fujii, Gaylord French,
Tony Gairo, Linda Guarino, Enrico Granefei, Mark Helias, , Mike Holober, , Bob Hanlon, Miki Hatcher, Diana Herold, Howard Johnson,
Sy Johnson, Sarah James, Peter Jarvis Jim Jones, Bill Kirchner, Tommy Knight, Lenart Krecic, Oliver Lake, Jim Lapidus Adam Lane, Kim Lake, Mike Lee, Tina Marsh, Jim McNeely, Bill Mobley ,Pete McGuiness, Chico Mendoza, Marilyn Mohr, Chad Moser, Kirk Nurock,Tom Nelson, Kevin Norton, John O?Brien, Frank Perowsky, Andrea Pollini, Pam Purvis, Prasana, Bernard Purdy, Rufus Reid, Lewis Robinson, Michele Rosewoman , Marc Rossi, , Scott Reeves, Mary Redhouse, Janet Reeves, Dave Rimelus, Teresa Reynolds, J.C. Sanford, Joey Sellers, Norman Simmons, Lisa Sokolov, Marvin Stamm, Michael Jefrey Stevens, Rory Stewart, Gradie Stone, Matt Scott, Natsuki Tamura, Sue Terry, Walter Thompson, Mark Taylor, Noriko Ueda, Russ Vines, Gary Valente, Marlene and Billy VerPlanck,Vlad, Melissa Walker, Matt Wilson, David Wohl, Tom Wirtel, Bill Zavatsky,
Guests in the Band
Lou Caputo, Paul Ostermeyer, Craig Yaremko,Ed Palermo, Cameron McManus, Pete Emblum, Jason Forsyth, Matt Blyk, Clarence Banks,
Jim Staggnito, Vinnie Cutro, Jason Wiseman, Marty Bound, Jim OConner, Freddie Hendrix,Scott Peebles, Tim Ferguson, Ron Vincent,
Eliot Zigmund , Calvin Hill, Gerry Hemingway,Tim Horner, Andy McKee, Josh Rubin, Libby Schwartz, Rolf Sturm, Dave Arndt
Special guests Marcelino Feliciano, vocals, Howard Johnson, tuba & brai sax, and composer Russ Vines.