About me

Jon Moss is a versatile trumpet player and private teacher based in NYC.

Originally from Grand Rapids, MI, Jon began playing trumpet at age 10. He went on to study Trumpet Performance at Central Michigan University under Dr. Neil Mueller and Robbie Smith. Jon served as Principal Trumpet in the nationally recognized Symphonic Wind Ensemble and was a member of the award winning Jazz Lab 1. While in Jazz Lab 1, he shared the stage with jazz legends; Bob Mintzer, Bobby Shew, The Jeff Hamilton Trio, and Frank Tiberi. Jon also performed in a number of different brass ensembles and jazz combos while at CMU.

He relocated to New York City in the spring of 2015 and has actively pursued the music scene, mainly working as a studio musician and in various jazz, pop, and musical theater settings.

Jon has performed with:
-Adam Pascal (RENT - Tony Nominated)
-Olivia Philip (Frozen, Waitress)
-Natalie Joy Johnson (Kinky Boots) 
-Kevin Kern (Finding Neverland) 
-Megan Lawrence (The Pajama Game - Tony Nominated)
-Alysha Deslorieux (Once on This Island, Hamilton)
-Yemie Sonuga (The Lion King)
-Travis Kent (DISASTER!)
-Trent Armand Kendall (Into the Woods) 
-Joanna Young (The Drowsy Chaperone) 
-Gabby Gutierrez (Matilda)
-Josh Daniel (Book of Mormon)
-Meow Meow
-Josh Sharp & Aaron Jackson (The Opposition with Jordan Klepper)  


B-flat Trumpet: B&S Challenger
C Trumpet: Bach Stradivarius Model 239
Piccolo Trumpet: Bach Artisan Stradivarius
Flugelhorn: Yamaha Bobby Shew YFH6310Z

Mouthpiece: GR 67C*
Picc Mouthpiece: Bach 6 Cornet
FH Mouthpiece: Bobby Shew Flugelhorn

Jo-Ral Bubble Mute
Jo-Ral Straight Mute
TrumCor Copper Bottom Straight Mute
Humes & Berg Stone Lined Bucket Mute 108A 5”
Denis Wick Cup Mute