David Moss one of the few artists born in New York itself. At the age of 11, the family moves to Connecticut.Much to the amazement of David and his brothers, they discover there that their father has a drum set.
For the first time, David sees how happy his father is when he plays for his sons. This joy will determine David's decision to become a drummer himself.
Billie Dixon, as a teacher, leaves a great impression on David to think out of the box.
Despite the fact that New York offers interesting opportunities for the realization of idiosyncratic performances, it is not the ideal place to arrive at a stable development of working out a professional artistic career without constantly having to compete. Berlin and Europe offer David continuous opportunities to further develop his ideas with open-minded people, which leads David to finally settle here.
While the drum set was the main instrument in David's first years, the voice made its appearance around the 1980s and gradually grew to become his main instrument in Europe.
David succeeds in developing his voice in a very individual, creative and unique way that makes it easy to recognize him out of thousands of voices.
David Moss : Loop Song #2 (not released - 2021)
David Moss Dense Band : Kandinsky Decisions (Texture Time - Intakt Records - 1994)
Bill Dixon 7-Tette : Winter Song, 1964 (Bill Dixon 7-Tette / Archie Shepp And The New York Contemporary 5 - Savoy Records - 1964)
David Moss & Baird Hersey : From The Tower (Coessential - Bent Records - 1977)
David Moss : Terrain #3 (Terrain - re-released - 2020) (original : Cornpride - 1980)
David Moss & Daan Vandewalle : David Moss sings Bach - Aria - from the Goldberg Variations (Live recording, unreleased 2018)
Michael Rodach & David Moss : Now Way, Ohhh! (Fragmentary Blues - Traumton Records - 1999)
David Moss & Hannes Strobl : Shoebox No 4 Closed (At The Beach: Music For Voice And Electric Bass - Monotype Records - 2014)
Frank Schulte/ David Moss/ Axel Otto : Sexballon for Buddah with Hiccups (The Day We Forgot - No Man's Land - 1991)
David Moss & Frank Schulte : Where We All Danced (The Acorn Conversations - Soniq-Id - 2017)
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