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Joe Mosello
Part-Time Lecturer, Trumpet
Jazz Studies

Joe Mosello is a graduate of the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York. He played lead trumpet with the Jazz Ambassadors of the U.S. Army Field Band in Washington, D.C.

Mosello toured with Maynard Ferguson’s Band for five years, and was a member of the band when they recorded the hit song from the Academy Award winning movie, Rocky. He then settled in New York City has since played jazz, rock, and classical music for television, movies, and commercials.

Mosello is a veteran of over a dozen Broadway shows, most recently being Annie Get Your Gun and 42nd Street, and has played lead trumpet with the big bands in New York, from Toshiko Akiyoshi and Louis Bellson to Bob Mintzer and the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra.

Mosello has performed with Frank Sinatra, Ray Charles, B.B. King, Julie Andrews, Sammy Davis Jr., Johnny Mathis, Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme, Jerry Lewis, Wayne Newton, Vic Damone, Sarah Vaughn, Nancy Wilson, Ashford and Simpson, Chuck Mangione, The Temptations, The Four Tops, and Blood Sweat and Tears, among others.

Mosello lives in Marlboro, NJ and is active as a teacher, soloist, and clinician.