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Dave Moss

Dave Moss, better known by his collaborators, friends and family as Moss, is an electric and double bassist, and avid explorer of sound, who has been interested in how the nature of sound relates to all aspects of life, in addition to how sound can offer profound healing qualities to the world at large. As a performer, teacher and composer, Moss has been deeply inspired to realize the multiple dimensions of sound, which has opened up a plethora of possibilities for him to dive into and participate with, which go beyond mere musical systems, styles and techniques.

Moss has been living in New York City for nearly 13 years, and during this time has performed and collaborated with Eric McPherson, William Parker, Daniel Carter, Charnette Moffett, Demian Richardson, Aaron Scott, Salim Washington, Kenny Wessel, Ferenc Nemeth, John Blum, Charles Gayle; several groups include: WAKE UP!, SEARCH, 3 Daves, and The Missing Ones. Moss has also written pieces for solo bass, and plays in the electronic, experimental group, Platypus Revenge. Perhaps one of the biggest moments for Moss, was meeting his long- time hero, Ornette Coleman. This introduction has led to regular, deeply transformational meetings and sessions, every few months, for the last 7 years.

He graduated from The City College of New York with a BFA in Music, has served as a language teacher for many years aside from teaching music, and loves to study comparative mythology.



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