Michael Philip Mossman Delivers an Evening of Melodic Entertainment at MSUFCU's Blue Monday Concert
On Monday, October 9, 2017, the Credit Union welcomed renowned jazz trumpeter, Michael Philip Mossman as the first performer of the 2017–2018 edition of the Blue Mondays concert series. Mossman preformed an evening of dramatic and melodious jazz music for community members and employees.
Blue Mondays is a jazz concert series that brings world-renowned jazz musicians to MSUFCU Headquarters, where performances take place throughout the year. Blue Mondays is made possible by the MSU Federal Credit Union Jazz Artist in Residence Endowment. This endowment program serves as a means to support and enrich local music education programs. During his residency, Mossman will teach MSU jazz students, present master classes, and perform for the public.
Mossman began his international career at the age of 17, collaborating to perform and record with his own groups and renowned bands. Throughout his career, he has performed as lead trumpeter with legendary jazz bands such as Machito Orchestra, Toshiko Akiyoshi, and with the Lionel Hampton Orchestra. Mossman is known as a key performer in Latin Jazz and has been recognized for his Grammy-winning albums, “Song for Chico,” “Un Noche Inolvidable,” and “40 Acres and a Burro.”