MICHAEL MOSS, PH.D.

4TH STREAM RECORDS

ERG Publishing

463 West Street, #1006D

New York, NY

 

 

CEO: Fourth Stream Records (1976-present)

CEO: ERG Publishing Company (1976-present)

PUBLICITY CHAIR:  Westbeth Artists Residents Council (WARC) (2011-2013)

DIRECTOR, Board of Directors, Madison Music Collective, Madison, Wis.  (1987-1991)

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR, Loft in the Sky Summer Jazz Festival at Art Awareness, Lexington, NY             (1982-1986)

DIRECTOR, Board of Directors, Art Awareness, Lexington, NY (1981-1986)

PRESIDENT: Free Life Communication, Inc., New York, NY (1972-1975)

SECRETARY/VICE PRESIDENT: Free Life Communication, Inc., New York, NY (1970-1972)

PRODUCER, 4TH STREAM RECORDS

DISCOGRAPHY

INTERVALS, MICHAEL MOSS / BILLY STEIN DUO (ERG 2013, 4TH STREAM RECORDS, 2013)

NATURAL with the WILLAMETTE RIVER PIRATES (MAHAFFAY’S MUSICAL ARCHIVES LLG, 2013)

NEW YORK AND ME with REGINA RESS (4TH STREAM RECORDS, 2013)

INTERGALACTIC WAVE SPACE MOVEMENT, Michael Robert Mahaffay (2011)

QABALLA/ENTANGLEMENT; PRO VISO (ERG 0130,, 4TH STREAM RECORDS, 2008)

DEATH AND TRANSMIGRATION OF SOULS w/ Black Hole, PRO VISO (ERG 0220,  4TH STREAM RECORDS, 2008)

THE IMITATIONS GREAT HALL CONCERT 1965 (ERG 0310, 4TH STREAM RECORDS, 2008)

DOUBLE VISiOn, PRO VISO (ERG 0022, 4TH STREAM RECORDS, 2007)

PROVISiOns, PRO VISO (ERG 0013, 4TH STREAM RECORDS, 2005)

ETHER-REAL, Jack Bowers (2004)

WELTWUNDER DER KINEMATOGRAPHIE, “Angel Prologue,” Ralph Denzer, composer, on “film history auf DVD,” Polzer Verlog, Potsdam, Germany. (2001)

THE VESSEL (ERG 044, 4TH STREAM RECORDS, 2001)

BENNY & THE WILDACHAYAS (1996)

DREAMCATCHER (Stork Music 008, 1993)

BINDU (Stork Music 009, 1993)

FOURTH WORLD (1993)

I’M THE ONE (Annette Peacock, Paul Bley, RCA, 1972)

PYRAMID (ERG 040, 4TH STREAM RECORDS, 1982)

LIVE AT ACIA (ERG 031, 4TH STREAM RECORDS, 1980)

CROSS CURRENT (ERG 022, 4TH STREAM RECORDS, 1978)

UPSTREAM (ERG 013, 4TH STREAM RECORDS, 1976)

LEADER: Moss Music Group (1986-91), Mike Moss/4 Rivers (1974-86), Free Energy (1972-74)

MEMBER: MICHAEL MOSS / BILLY STEIN DUO (2011-present), ZONE (2009-present), PRO VISO (2003–2009), The Collective 4tet (1991-1994), Atziluth (1990s), Benny & the Wildachayas (1990s), The Collected Works (1970s)

MUSICIAN:  reeds–tenor and soprano saxophone, Bb and bass clarinets, flute, karnatic flutes, bamboo flutes, penny whistle, zurna, Thai khean, piano, shofar.

COMPOSER:

2013:  Say It Like It Is, Swimmin’ Hole, Out On a Limb, Superstring,  Collective Compositions for “Natural” (Willamette River Pirates), New York and Me

2012:   Hesed-Love, Eponym, Fur Frida, Chordal Experiment, Maestro Higgs, Mirror

2011:  O’Shea Oy Vey, 7.27.11 Blues, Moses on the Mountaintop,7.27.11 Blues, Collective compositions for Intergalactic Wave Space Movement (Mahaffay Project)

2010:  Chordal Experiment, Elegy for Danny, Going Direct, ‘Hesed-Love, O’Shea Olé, Say It Like It Is, Superstring, Touch Me, 3 Points-4 Dimensions

2008:  Can We Forget Being Born Remembering?

2007:  Qabbala/Entanglement: A Suite in Ten Movements

2006: Black Hole: A Suite in Eight Movements, Für Frida

2001:  Nichts Mehr, Collective Compositions for The Vessel

1993:  Collective compositions by The Collective 4tet:

Flytrack, Oracle, Snap Decisions, DREAMCATCHER (Stork 008, 1993)

Bass Clarity, Did You Hear Everything?, Beyond Reason, I Remember Now,                                                 Bindu, Jig Jag :; BINDU (Stork Music 009, 1993)

1982:  Pyramid, Shira Luck

1978:  Ain Soph

1977:  Fertile Crescent, St. Patrick’s Shillelagh, Amitabha

1976:  Jig

1975:  Rising Canyon Shadows, Freedom Chant, Waeving

1974:  Bibbity Bop, Ergic Mandala

1973:  Astral Blue, Wakan, Suite for Middle C or Tout en Rond

1972:  Free Life Communication, Emergence/Consciousness: A Suite in Six Movements

1971:  Inside

1970:  March On, Hardly, Interaction

1969:  After Thought, Resurrection

1968:  Judy’s Tune, Melba toast

1967:  Coal Sack

STUDIED WITH:  H. Baron Moss (his father), Frank Smith, Harvey Estrin

WORKED WITH:

HORN PLAYERS: Sam Rivers, Dave Liebman, Gunter Hampel, Elliot Levin, Samuel Heifetz, Sabir             Mateen, Ras Moshe, Ralph Denzer, Perry Robinson, Mark Whitecage, Jeff Hoyer, Paul Butler, John Jensen

PIANISTS: Dave Burrell, Paul Bley, Richie Beirach, Burton Greene, Greg Kogan, Jack Bowers, Mark Hennen, John Fischer, Ben Sidran, Mel Nusbaum

BASSISTS:  William Parker, Noah Young (Richard Youngstein), Cameron Brown, Bill Vishnu Wood, Frank Tusa, John Miller, John Shea, Francois Grillot, Robert Edwards

DRUMMERS: Jackson Krall, Badal Roy, Laurence Cook, Mike Mahaffey, Armen Halburian, Bob Moses, Rashid Bakr, Norman T. Baker, Heinz Geisser, Myron Cohen, Lou Selmi, Daniel Scholnick, Nasheet Waits

GUITARISTS: Billy Stein, Rick Iannacone, Steve Kahn, Mel Nusbaum, Dan Rose, Dave Mann, Gabriel Abularach

STRINGS: Michal Urbaniak, Mikko Mikkola, Louisa Bieler, David Eyges, Bob Stern, Wyldon King

VIBES: Rick Wadman

POETS:  Steve and Gloria Tropp, Emanuel Chassot, Elliot Levin

VOCALISTS: Tracey Nelson, Bobby Harden, Arlene Gottfried, Gloria Tropp, Jack Kessler, Chazen Michael Kasper, Chazen Sabrina Lipton

PUPPETEER:  Ralph Lee, Bread and Puppet Theater

DANCERS: 1968 — present:  Judith Moss; 1960-80: Roz Newman, Beth Soll, Leslie Satin, The Collected Works, Turks & Caicos Fine Arts Foundation, Spaghetti Dinner (NYC)

VIDEOGRAPHER:  Lenny Oldeboom

PERFORMED AT:

Westbeth MusicWorks First Fridays Concert Series (2011-present); Westbeth Music Festival, NYC (2007-present); Sugar Loaf Performing Arts Center (2013); Provincetown Playhouse (2013); Westbeth 40th Anniversary Festival (2010); PS 122 NYC, Philadelphia Fringe Festival (2005 & 2006), Fishtastacon Music Festival, Philadelphia (2005 & 2006); Turks & Caicos Friends of the Arts Foundation (2003); Isthmus Jazz Festival, Madison, WI (1990s); Loft in the Sky Music Festival (1983-1986); Swiss Embassy, Washington, D.C.; Swiss Institute, Piano Magic. NYC, and Convergence Centre, Philadelphia as part of tour sponsored by Pro Helvetia–a Swiss foundation; NYC jazz lofts including Studio Rivbea, Environ, Space for Innovative Development, Sunrise Studio, The Brook, Jazzmania, Studio WE, and in the First and Second New York Jazz Loft Celebrations (1970s), the New York Musicians Jazz Festival (1970s), Jazz and Blues Festival at Grand Valley State College, Michigan (1970s), Borough of Manhattan Community College CUNY (1970s), SUNY at Stony Brook opposite Anthony Braxton (1970s), the University of Wisconsin—Madison (1960s), Northeastern Illinois University (1960s).

RADIO APPEARANCES:  WKCR-FM (NYC), WBAI-FM (NYC), WNYC-FM (NYC), WMFM-FM, WORT-FM and WHA-FM in Madison, WI, WLAV-FM (Grand Rapids, MI)

CONTACT:  Fourth Stream Records, 463 West Street #1006D, New York, NY 10014,

(CELL) 646-691-4330

EMAIL: m2moss11@gmail.com

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