About Ron Moss


RON MOSS

Born May 20th 1944 in Birmingham UK

Moved to USA in 1974

Personal Manager,Record Producer,Video Producer,President of Stretch Records 1991 to 2001 Professional Musician Trombone and Bass Guitar

CURRENT ARTISTS MANAGED

KYLE EASTWOOD,DOWN TO THE BONE,TIM WEISBERG

PREVIOUS ARTISTS MANAGED

CO –MANAGER (With Steve Chapman):  Gerald AlbrightAl StewartDavid Benoit, Jeff LorberIncognito (USA ONLY),Kenny Rankin,

MANAGER

Chick Corea 1983 to 2001

Isaac Hayes 1996 to 1999

Mark Isham 1997 to 2000

Various 1980 to 2001 Stan Getz,Dave WecklBob Berg, Eric MarienthalAvishai Cohen, John PatitucciFrank GambaleWallace RoneyGino VanelliNeena FreelonDoky Brothers ,Mick Fleetwood and The Zoo and Bob Welch.

Co- Managed UK Group KORGIS  (US representation only) Gino Vanelli, Neena Freelon, Doky Brothers,Mick Fleetwood’s Zoo and Bob Welch.

TOUR MANAGEMENT AND PRODUCTION 1975/2009

Return To Forever: 1974 through 1979 worldwide tours.Korgis, USA Radio Tour 1980,Warren Zevon: 1980 thru 1983,Mick Fleetwood: And The Zoo 1982/1983,Chick Corea: 13 Piece Band 1978/79,Chick Corea Trio 1983,Chick Corea all tours between 1983 thru 2001,Issac Hayes Orchestra: European Tour 1998,1999,Niacin,Japan 1998/9,Mark Isham: Silent Way Project 1999/2001. Chick Corea and Herbie Hancock 2 World Tours (Co-Produced),Chick Corea And Bobby McFerrin (Co produced) 2201/2009 David Benoit,Gerald Albright,Kenny Rankin,Down to The Bone,Jeff Lorber, Guitars and Saxes, Grovin For Grover 2001/2009,Kyle Eastwood

RECORD PRODUCTION

Executive Producer on 33  Chick Corea Recordings Produced between 1983 and 2001.

Producer Chick Corea “Forever and Beyond” 5 CD box set for CBS Records 1990

Executive Producer David Benoit 200 and 2201

VIDEO PRODUCTION:

1980 Associate Producer: Eurythmics Live From Heaven. Sweet Dreams Are Made of This. Director –  Derek Burbridge

1981 Associate Producer: Bob Welsh – Live from the Roxy. RCA Selectavision

1982 Associate Producer: Christine McVie – Live From the Country Club. Warner Bros

1985 Producer: Chick Corea Elektric Band Live – From Madrid

1989 Producer: Chick Corea Akoustic Band ALive – GRP RECORDS

1993 Producer: Chick Corea Timewarp Video – GRP/MCA RECORDS

1994 Producer: Chick Corea Instructional Videos– DCI/Warners Video

1994 Producer: Dave Weckl Instructional Videos – DCI Video

RECORD COMPANY PRESIDENT

1988       Established STRETCH RECORDS as a Label Deal with Chick Corea in 1988 through GRP Records:  Resigned a Sales/Marketing and Distribution contract with CONCORD RECORDS in 1996 thru 2001.

Established Universal Records/Stretch Japanese distribution 1995 to present

Stretch has released a total of 45 masters since its formation.

Artists signed and released on STRETCH/GRP:

Robben Ford and the Blue LineVinnie Caliauta, Bob BergEddie Gomez, Billy ChildsJohn PatitucciChick Corea’s TouchstoneThree Quartets and Tapstep reissues and Chick Corea Live In Montreaux, featuring Joe Henderson and Bud Powell Live in Lausanne.

Artists released on STRETCH/ CONCORD:

Chick Corea Remembering Bud PowellChick Corea and Gary Burton, DuetChick Corea and OriginChick Corea Solo PianoChick Corea New TrioAvishai Cohen (4), Dave Weckl (6), Steve Davies, Steve Wilson (2), Tim GarlandHudson ProjectChick Corea Dream Collection (Japan) (6 Recordings), Circle, Chick Corea Elektric Band LIVE, Chick Corea Trio LIVE, Wallace RoneyOriginations Compilation, Niacin Group featuring Billy Sheehan, Jason Lindner Big Band, Chick Corea 5 CD set, Live From the Blue Note.

1998/2001        PRESIDENT/OWNER THE MOSS AGENCY

Established booking agency The Moss Agency 1998

Artists represented: Chick Corea, Gonzalo RubalcabaCharlie HaydenAvishai CohenDave WecklSteve WilsonVital Information and the Caribbean Project.

1969/1978                 MUSICIAN

Managed MADHATTER RECORDING STUDIOS from 1982 through to 2001 as Studio Manager and Executive Studio manager

 

 

Comments
  1. Susan Simmons says:

    Ron, we met in the 70’s in Hampton Virginia when I was managing a jazz group from Hampton Institute, named Quazar and you were of course on tour with Chick.
    I then moved to the UK to have a jazz club with hopes of bringing Quazar over.
    My mom created, from a photo of you and your very young daughter, one of her art pieces.
    Now that your memory has been tasked…
    Good to see you are still active with some of my favorite artist.
    I am still a little involved with live performance here in Marina del Rey.
    I book the bands for the weekends at Fisherman’s Village, as part of my job with the management company here on site.
    If you are out and about some weekend and find yourself in the area, let me know. I would come over to meet up and catch up.
    contact info:
    Susan Balabuck (oh yes, married name)
    13737 Fiji Way C-10
    Marina del Rey, CA 90292
    310-386-7293

  2. peter ariss says:

    Hi Ron. Wondered if you recall your old trombone teacher from Solihull, Fred Mercer? Gave me my first “gigs” on bass in a rehearsal band. My father was his drummer from mid sixties to early 90s.

    Cheers, Pete.

  3. Tim Cheesman says:

    Ron, we met at The Dorset Arms/The Crown, East Grinstead. JI were the hottest thing in our little town.

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