Todd Mosby

Albums

Location:
St. Louis, Missouri
Genre:
Contemporary Jazz
Awards:
🏆 ZMR Broadcasters Awards (2019, 2020) for Best Contemporary Instrumental Albums
🌍 Global Music Awards (Multiple)
🏆 USA Songwriters Competition Awards (2021)
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🏆 ZMR Broadcasters Awards (2019, 2020) for Best Contemporary Instrumental Albums
🌍 Global Music Awards (Multiple)
🏆 USA Songwriters Competition Awards (2021)
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Bio:
Todd Mosby is an award-winning instrumental composer and guitarist known for his unique and captivating sound. With influences from jazz, North Indian, composition, and folk-rock, Mosby takes listeners on a transformative musical journey. His latest album, "Land Of Enchantment," beautifully captures the mystique and passion of the New Mexico region, featuring standout tracks like "Place In The Sun," "Moonrise Samba," and "Georgia's World." With a mastery of multiple musical idioms and a childlike passion for music, Todd Mosby continues to explore and create exciting possibilities in his music.Grant funding is available for the presentation of Todd's shows. Presenter funding of up to 50% of the performances fee is available for organizations located in Nebraska, Kansas, Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Missouri.
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Todd Mosby Biography

Todd Mosby is an award-winning instrumental composer and guitarist known for his unique style that blends jazz, North Indian, composition, and folk-rock. Hailing from St. Louis, Missouri, Todd has mastered three musical idioms: western composition, jazz improvisation, and Indian raga music. He studied classical North Indian music for 13 years with Ustadt Imrat Khan, becoming the only guitarist to join the esteemed Imdhad Khani Gharana of musicians.

Todd’s latest album, “Land Of Enchantment,” is inspired by his experiences in the captivating region of New Mexico. Drawing influence from iconic American Southwest artists like Georgia O’Keefe and Ansel Adams, the album features captivating tracks such as “Place In The Sun,” “Moonrise Samba,” and “Georgia’s World.”

With his Imrat guitar, a unique 18-stringed sitar-guitar hybrid, Todd engages in a cross-cultural East-West musical dialogue. His compositions showcase strong melodies, virtuosic instrumentals, deep-pocket grooves, and a profound spiritual intent. Todd’s musical journey has earned him accolades and praise from industry luminaries like Will Ackerman, Windham Hills Records founder, and jazz guitar legend Mike Stern.

Throughout his career, Todd has released several albums, including “Land of Enchantment,” “An Olde Farewell,” “Aerial Views,” and “Open Waters.” His innovative and organic music transcends genres, captivating audiences and creating emotional connections. Todd’s live performances and recorded albums have the power to transform lives.

In addition to his musical pursuits, Todd is a seeker and learner who believes in the transformative power of music. He continues to explore and share knowledge, innovations, and his passion for creating beautiful, meaningful music.

Denise Donatelli Biography

Denise Donatelli, a three-time GRAMMY® nominated vocalist, presents her latest album, “Whistling in the Dark – The Music of Burt Bacharach.” Released on August 27, 2021, this remarkable project showcases Denise’s lifelong love affair with the legendary songwriter’s music. Produced by the renowned Larry Klein, the album marks Denise’s first concept album dedicated to a single composer and highlights her exceptional collaboration with Klein.

Recorded live at The Village Studios in Los Angeles in October 2020, the album captures Denise’s warm vocal elegance accompanied by a hand-picked all-star jazz/pop quartet. The quartet includes Larry Goldings on piano and organ, Anthony Wilson on guitar, Vinnie Colaiuta on drums, and Larry Klein himself on bass and additional keyboards.

“Whistling in the Dark” presents an intimate and soulful collection of Bacharach’s iconic hits, as well as some lesser-known gems. Denise breathes new life into classics like “The Look of Love” and brings her own interpretation to Warwick’s renowned songs such as “Walk On By,” “In Between the Heartaches,” “Anyone Who Had a Heart,” and “A House is Not a Home.” The album also features collaborations with Elvis Costello on poignant tracks like “Toledo” and “In the Darkest Place.”

Denise’s artistic journey leading up to this project has been shaped by her passion for jazz. Growing up in Allentown, PA, she fell in love with the genre, drawing inspiration from vocalists like Nancy Wilson, Sarah Vaughan, Carmen McRae, and Ella Fitzgerald. After launching her singing career in Atlanta in the early 90s, Denise moved to Los Angeles in 2000, immersing herself in the vibrant music community.

Throughout her career, Denise has collaborated with esteemed musicians and earned recognition for her exceptional talent. Her previous albums with producer/pianist Geoffrey Keezer garnered four GRAMMY nominations, including three for Best Jazz Vocal Album. In 2012, she was honored as Jazz Vocalist of the Year by The Los Angeles Jazz Society. Known as a “musician’s singer,” Denise’s innate musicianship and pure tone have captivated audiences and led to various notable performances, including appearances on “The Simpsons” and TV promos for popular shows and brands.

Denise’s connection to the American Heart Association holds a special place in her heart, honoring the memory of her son.

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